St Paul’s Cathedral.
A guided tour of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece and St Paul’s Cathedral – crowned by the magnificent dome that is so much a part of the London skyline. The Cathedral was rebuilt after the Great Fire of London in 1666. In recent years it has seen the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, to Lady Diana Spencer and, most recently, the thanksgiving services for both the Golden Jubilee and 80th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.
The Tower of London and Crown Jewels.
Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066-7 and enlarged by successive sovereigns, the Tower of London is one of the is one of the world’s most famous and spectacular fortresses. Over the past 1000 years it has been a Royal Palace, an armoury and a place of imprisonment and execution. The Yeoman Warders (Beefeaters) who guard the Tower will regale you with stories of its past. We will visit the Crown Jewels, including the magnificent solid-gold crown used at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the enormous Cullinan diamonds and the extraordinary Koh-i-Noor. And finally….
River Thames cruise from the Tower of London.
Sunday in London and due to church services St Paul’s Cathedral is closed to visitors on Sunday.
We will stop for photographs and spend longer in the Tower of London.
Please arrive at least 15 Mins before your departure time.
Tours Depart From:The Original Tour Visitors Centre, 17-19 Cockspur Street, Traflagar Square.
* St Paul’s Cathedral is closed to visitors
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