A gothic abbey church located in Westminster, London which is one of the most notable religious buildings in the city. It’s the traditional place for coronations and is also famous for being the burial site for British monarchs. The history of Westminster Abbey London runs deep, in fact, a tradition first reported by Sulcard in about 1080, a church was founded at the site in the seventh century. Obviously that isn’t the Abbey we know of today but shows just how far back that this plot had a church on. All coronations of English and British monarchs have happened here since 1066. Since 1100 there have been 16 royal weddings held here also. There have been many changes and restoration process on the abbey such as the two western towers being built between 1722 and 1745. Preserving this staple of London city is very important. It has played such a huge part in the history of London.
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The abbey warmly welcomes many visitors every year to discover over 1000 years of British history. Explore a place that’s touched the lives of kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers, poets, priests, heroes and villains. This has become the resting place for more than 3,000 Britons. The general opening times are Monday to Saturday between 9:30am and 3:30pm but as Westminster Abbey is a living working church, they may need to close some areas off to the public at times and offer reduced opening hours. Follow the social media pages to be kept up to date with all their latest news and information. To visit, just book your tickets online right here – book tickets. To see other popular tourist locations in London then head back to our homepage to browse further – home page.
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Head over to their website to see more information about Westminster Abbey and what goes on. Give them a follow on social media to be the first to know about all of their latest news and updates. There is lots of imagery to browse too. Alternatively, get in touch to speak to one of their friendly team who will be happy to assist and answer any questions you might have. You can find all of their contact details right here on this page. Along with a map which shows the exact location, just in case you wasn’t sure.
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