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St. Paul's Cathedral - Priority Entrance

Description

St Paul’s is not only an architectural masterpiece and its dome a landmark of the London skyline, but also a symbol of hope, strength and resilience of the city and nation it serves. A cathedral has stood here since 604AD with the present cathedral now over 300 years old.

Enjoy the beautiful décor of the vast cathedral floor before climbing to the famous Whispering Gallery with its unique acoustics. Continue to the Stone or Golden Galleries on top of the dome for breath-taking panoramic views across London.

The crypt is the resting place for famous Britons such as Lord Admiral Nelson, the Duke of Wellington and the cathedral’s architect – Sir Christopher Wren. Visitors will also find the award winning 270° film experience, Oculus – an eye into St Paul’s.

Explore using included multimedia guides available in nine languages or join into a guided tour or introductory talk, all at no extra cost.

Changes to opening and closing times:

The Whispering Gallery is closed until further notice.

Please note that the cathedral is not open for sightseeing on Sundays. 

The cathedral opens for sightseeing at 08.30 Monday to Saturday. Last admission to the cathedral is at 16.00. Once inside the cathedral, access to the Whispering, Stone and Golden Galleries is from 09.30 – 16.15. The cathedral closes for sightseeing at 16.30. The café, restaurant and shop close at 17.00. 

November 16th Last admission for sightseeing 14.30. Last admission to galleries 14.45

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 15.30. Café and shop remain open.

November 19th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.30

November 28th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.00

December 4th Last admission for sightseeing 15.15. Last admission to galleries 15.30.

Café and shop close 16.30

December 5th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

December 12th Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15.

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.30. Café and shop close 15.30

December 13th Last admission for sightseeing 15.30. Last admission to galleries 15.45.

December 18th Last admission for sightseeing 15.30. Last admission to galleries 15.45.

Café and shop close 16.00

December 20th Last admission for sightseeing 14.45. Last admission to galleries 15.00

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00

December 21st Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.00

Café and shop remain open.

Decembery 23rd Last admission for sightseeing 13.15. Last admission to galleries 13.30

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 14.15. Café and shop close 15.00

December 24th Last admission for sightseeing 13.15. Last admission to galleries 13.30

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 14.15. Café and shop close 15.00

December 25th Christmas Day. No sightseeing. Cathedral open for worship only.

December 26th Cathedral opens 09.00

January 1st Cathedral opens 09.00

January 20th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

January 28th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 14.00

January 31st Last admission for sightseeing 11.00. Last admission to galleries 11.15

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 12.30. Shop and café remain open.

February 26th Ash Wednesday. No sightseeing. Cathedral open for worship only.

March 20th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

March 27th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.00

April 9th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 12.45

April 10th Good Friday. No sightseeing. Cathedral open for worship only

April 11th Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15.