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London St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral in London

One of the most visited places on the tourist circuit is the majestic St Paul's Cathedral in London, a 17th century Anglican cathedral and the seat of the Bishop of London. It is located on Ludgate Hill in the City of London and is considered to be the city's 5th Cathedral. Built by Christopher Wren between 1675 and 1711, this cathedral has the second largest dome in the world after the St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The 530 steps of the cathedral take one to the golden gallery from where one gets a magnificent view of London.

This is the place where the religious service for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee was held and where Charles, Prince of Wales had married with the Late Princess Diana. The memorial services held in the honour of the victims of the 11th September 2001 attacks and those of the 7th July 2005 bombings were held at the London St Paul's Cathedral.

Over the centuries the St. Paul's Cathedral in London has been rebuilt and resurrected several times. Each time the structure has gotten bigger and impressive. After being wiped off in the Great fire, that destroyed a large part of London on 2nd of September 1666, the St Paul Cathedral was rebuilt over 36 long years by Christopher Wren.

The cathedral completes 300 years in 2008 since its opening. The St. Paul's Cathedral is undergoing major restorations at the cost of £40 million since 2000 to commemorate the 300th year of its opening, in 2008. The restoration program includes repairing and cleaning of the cathedral building, better amenities for visitors, with special facilities for the physically challenged. It also has plans to provide additional educational facilities.

Visiting the St Paul's Cathedral in London:

Address: The Chapter House, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD

Telephon: +44 (0)20 7246 8350 / (0)20 7236 4128

Nearest Underground Stations:
Mile End Tube (4 minutes)
Bow Road Tube (11 minutes)

For more information on the London St Paul's Cathedral, please visit : www.stpauls.co.uk

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