St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Education is a core part of the Cathedral's work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Forum, St Paul's Institute and the
Schools & Families department.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
Guide yourselves around the Cathedral with fun activities, come face to face with Elizabethan courtiers whose monuments
survived the fire and earn a Flame the Phoenix badge. The tour is full of fantastic fire facts to bring with you on
Join a cathedral guide to see remarkable survivals from the pre-Fire cathedral and hear the dramatic story of the Great Fire of
London including how the raging fire made the Cathedral stones “explode like grenades”.
Tours last an hour and start at 12.30pm Monday to Friday and 2pm Saturday.
No extra cost above admission. No need to book - reserve a space at the guiding desk.
Please note that the tour includes time outside in the cathedral grounds, subject to weather conditions.
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