St. Paul’s Cathedral is the most famous cathedral in London in the district of London City, England, precisely in the southern end of the Millennium Bridge. The cathedral church is the cathedral church of the UK, the seat of the bishop of London, and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
St Paul’s Cathedral was built in the 17th century as a form of dedication to the apostle Paul, and housed in Ludgate Hill, which is the highest point of land in the city of London.
St. Paul’s Cathedral is built in the style of English Baroque architecture, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the famous architecture of that era were also a lot of designing buildings belonging to the British empire, such as Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace.
With a fairly high position and its distinctive shape, St. Paul’s Cathedral easily visible and recognizable from a distance. This cathedral can be identified by the magnitude of the looming dome in London city skyline and the color is white with lots of marble columns underneath.
As the cathedral of English churches and the seat of the bishop of London, St. Paul London has an important role and often a place of worship and important events, among which is the venue for the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana in 1981, scene of the funeral procession of former British prime minister as Sir Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher, and also the venue for the worship service for the British queen’s birthday as Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II. Until now, St. Paul’s Cathedral still an active church with worship services and activities of daily prayer.
As one of the famous and important buildings in London, St. Paul’s Cathedral are also often appear to be the location of filming, three of whom are Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Sherlock Holmes, and Star Trek Into Darkness.
Are you interested in visiting St. Paul’s Cathedral and see the magnificent interior of the close? can really. You can buy tickets for sightseeing tours St. Paul’s Cathedral that allows you to explore the cathedral floor area including basement and also climbed to the dome with an audio headset or guided by an experienced guide.