Westminster Abbey is a beautiful cathedral with gorgeous interior architecture, housing religious artefacts and paintings. It is also a world heritage site, parts of which were initially built by Henry III in 1245.
The cathedral houses 17 monarch tombs plus Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Dickens. Coincidently 17 royal weddings have taken place here.
Every King and Queen has been crowned in Westminster Abbey since William the Conqueror in 1066.
Best time to visit Westminster Abbey during the week is early in the morning before the crowds descend.
Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 1:00pm
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Seeing the coronation chair
Recommended for cheaper entry tickets