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St. Paul's Cathedral

Description

St Paul’s in not only an architectural masterpiece and its dome a landmark of the London skyline, but also a symbol of the hope, strength and resilience of the city and nation it serves. A cathedral has stood here since 604AD with the present cathedral now over 300 years old.

Enjoy the beautiful décor of the vast cathedral floor before climbing to the famous Whispering Gallery* with its unique acoustics. Continue to the Stone or *Golden Galleries on top of the dome for breath-taking panoramic views across London.

The crypt is the resting place for famous Britons such as Lord Admiral Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, and the cathedral’s architect – Sir Christopher Wren. Visitors will also find the award winning 270° film experience, Oculus – an eye into St Paul’s. 

Explore using included multimedia guides available in nine languages or join onto a guided tour or introductory talk, all at no extra cost.

*Please note that the Whispering Gallery & Golden Gallery is currently closed.

Opening Hours

St Paul’s Cathedral is open to visitors Monday to Saturday from 8:30am to 4pm (last admission)

Once inside St Paul’s the galleries are open from 9:30am to 4:15pm. The cathedral closes for sightseeing at 4:30pm.

Special services may close all, or part, of the cathedral at short notice. 

Changes to regular Opening Hours

April 1st Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 12.45

April 2nd Good Friday. No sightseeing. Cathedral open for worship only

April 3rd Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15

May 8th Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00.

May 11th Last admission for sightseeing 14.30. Last admission to galleries 14.45

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 15.30.

May 25th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 12.00

May 26th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.00