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Admission to the Cathedral is free but donations are gratefully received Tower Lift - £6 adult; £3 concession; £14 family ticket (2 adult and 2 children) If you enter the Cathedral at a quiet moment in the day, don’t imagine that it is always like...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This review is about the cafe which is in the basement of this wonderful Cathedral. As you walk down the steps to the cafe it is easy to be enveloped by the peace and tranquilty as you hear the beautiful classical music playing which is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Cathedral Church of Westminster, which dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Lord Jesus Christ, was designed in the Early Christian Byzantine style by the Victorian architect John Francis Bentley, The foundation stone was laid in 1895 and the fabric of the building was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This famous old cathedral is a little hard to find but it is just a couple blocks from the Victoria train station or underground station. It is what we were told to call the layer cake kind of architecture. Inside are some of the most...More

Thank snochasr
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a regular visitor here when I was a student in London in the 80s but Mrs S had never visited. We took the train into London Victoria and made the short walk up Victoria Street to the cathedral. After standing for a few...More

Thank Swellpedal
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an awe inspiring cathedral. We went on a weekday afternoon, and walked right in. each chapel surrounding the main sanctuary was as impressive as the next. Well worth the trip to see, and nowhere near as crowded as Westminster Abbey. The Cathedral is...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here on a cold, rainy day. We had to wait for about an 2h in the line outside the cathedral. The interior was absolutley stunning so it was worth waithing .

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, I loved the whole feel,of the Cathedral, we were welcomed and offered an information sheet, advised of services which were due to start as it is a working Cathedral. Loved the contrast of the brick work to the decoration absolutely stunning colours and textures...More

Thank njydevon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the major Catholic church in the country and you can tell by the splendour of the chapels. Some truly beautiful artifacts and so much gold leaf. Unlike the Abbey it's free to look round. Not a great fan of the outside apart from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an interesting church because the contrast between the Catholic Cathedral and Westminster Abbey several blocks away was quite striking. The cathedral is byzantine/Romanesque with several beautiful and striking mosaics inside.

Thank jskeelz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't have words to describe my feeling. It was wow, wow and just in awe of the beautiful experience and the atmosphere

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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
...More
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dottic
9 August 2018|
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Response from Auntie173 | Reviewed this property |
My best advice is just google Westminster Cathedral and you will see all the times for Mass. Weekdays differ from Weekends. And also it could depend on when you are traveling.
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elenzl2018
4 August 2018|
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Response from Stefanos K | Reviewed this property |
no,there are no organised tours as such as it is more an active place of worship but I am sure that a guided tour could be arranged if you contacted the cathedral in advance
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soccermom489
24 December 2016|
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Response from Sarah D | Property representative |
Hi there. Midnight Mass actually starts a little earlier than the title of the Service suggests. The time may vary but usually about 10:30am for Carols. Although the doors close to allow for preparations to take place the... More
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