St Paul’s Cathedral

More than three hundred years after its completion, St Paul’s Catherdral dominates the skyline on Ludgate Hill in the City of London.  Seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the British Commonwealth, it is the second largest domed church in the world (after St Peter’s in Rome).

The work of Sir Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke it was the £1 billion (2020 equivalent) phoenix that arose from the ashes of the Great Fire of London of 1666, in which the previous church was engulfed.  Aside from its historic setting, stunning baroque architecture and internal dome and elevated views of the city, it holds the burial tombs of two of Britain’s most famous military heros; Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson and the Duke of Wellington.

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View of St Paul's from the roof of New Change, Cheapside
View of St Paul’s from the roof of One New Change, Cheapside
The stunning view from within the One New Change shopping centre, Cheapside
The stunning view from within the One New Change shopping centre, Cheapside
The Chapter House was built at the same time as the catherdral
The Chapter House was built at the same time as St Paul’s. Today, it is the administrative centre for the cathedral
Temple Bar, one of the City's gates, was situated in Fleet Street until removed in Victorian times. Today it is in Paternoster Square.
Temple Bar, the western-most gate of the City of London, was situated in Fleet Street until removed in Victorian times. Today it is in Paternoster Square.
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Ludgate Hill

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