Visit one of London's most iconic landmarks. Explore the famous galleries and crypt and enjoy fantastic panoramic views of London.
St Paul's Cathedral sits on Ludgate Hill - one of the three ancient hills of London, and the highest point in the City of London. A place of worship dedicated to Saint Paul has stood on this site for more than 1,400 years; however, the present Cathedral as we know it today was built during the 17th century and designed by esteemed British architect Sir Christopher Wren as part of a major rebuilding programme after the Great Fire of London. This incredible Cathedral towered over London for over 250 years as the tallest building in the entire city until well into the 20th century.
At 111 metres high, the dome of St Paul's Cathedral is the second-largest cathedral dome in the world and consists of three 'galleries': The Stone Gallery, The Golden Gallery and The Whispering Gallery.
Perhaps the most famous of these galleries is the Whispering Gallery, which runs around the interior of the dome. Climb the 259 steps (30 metres) to the top and discover the unique quirk of the dome's design that allows a gentle whisper against its wall to travel to the other side, almost 112 feet away. Further up at 280ft sits the Golden Gallery, the smallest and highest of the three galleries. Visitors who climb the 528 steps to the top are treated with stunning panoramic views of London.
Unfortunately, the Whispering gallery is temporarily closed until further notice. You can still visit the stone gallery and the golden gallery.
St Paul's crypt is the most massive crypt in Europe, and inside you'll find the final resting place of some of Britain's most famous national heroes. Horatio Nelson, the hero of the Battle of Trafalgar and Britain's most celebrated naval officer, is buried here along with the Duke of Wellington and Sir Christopher Wren himself.
From 1 June 2019 sightseeing visitors to St Paul’s will be permitted to take photographs inside the Cathedral. This has been prohibited for many years and the policy change recognises and enables the clear desire from our visitors to capture their experience.
This applies to non-professional personal use only. Filming video or the use of flash, additional lighting, tripods, monopods and selfie sticks is not permitted. Photography of children and young people is prohibited without consent of the accompanying adult.
The Whispering Gallery is a no photography area at all times for safety reasons, as is St Dunstan’s Chapel our space for private prayer and reflection. Photography is not permitted during services and should be paused during hourly prayer. Additional areas of the Cathedral may occasionally be designated as “no photography” and this will be indicated with signage.
Unfortunately the Whispering gallery is temporarily closed until further notice. You can still visit the stone gallery and the golden gallery.
Special services or events may close all, or part, of the Cathedral at short notice.
Please note, you will require a printed copy of your ticket.
Evan Evans E-tickets are valid on your nominated date, or on any other date during normal opening hours, for up to 30 days afterward. All dates are subject to availability and the supplier reserves the right to alter its opening times/service at short notice. Tickets can only be used for one visit and will be taken in by the supplier upon exchange.