Saint Paul is the Anglican Cathedral of the Diocese of London. It is dedicated to St. Paul, from 604 A.D. After the 1666 fire It was rebuilt between 1675 and 1710 by the architect Wren With a new design of its creation. It is the only baroque cathedral in the country.
Situated in Ludgate Hill, next to meter, St.Paul’s, Mansion House or Blackfriars stations.
On the facade we can see a relief on the pediment that shows the conversion of St. Paul. Upon entering we will see the very long ship with the impressive altar of a single dome with Byzantine-style mosaic decoration.
This Cathedral has been the scene of the funerals of Lord Nelson and Churchill, of the royal jubilees and the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana.
It is worth climbing the 530 steps that will take us to the magnificent dome. In it we access three Galleries: the Whispering Gallery, with its particular acoustics, that if we go early we can admire. Something higher, the Stone gallery, which is exterior. At the end of a spiral staircase, the Golden gallery, also outside, which allows us a privileged view of the city.
Open from Monday to Sunday from 8.30 to 16 hours. The entrance fee to the Cathedral and Crypt is: adults £ 11, students £ 8.50 and children £ 3.50. If you buy online, you have half a pound discount per ticket. If you attend religious services, access is free. To enter the galleries you pay extra.