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St Paul's Cathedral Tickets

See where Lady Diana and Prince Charles got married on a St. Paul’s Cathedral tour! See the final resting place of Admiral Lord Nelson, whisper to your friends from opposite sides of the Whispering Gallery, or climb the 500+ steps to the Golden Gallery for some of the best views of London with St. Paul’s Cathedral tickets and tours. It represents both a religious and historical pilgrimage for millions of visitors; so, make sure it’s on the itinerary for your next London trip!
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Our tips for St Paul's Cathedral

  • R.I.P. Make sure to check out the Crypt. It provides the final resting places of many famous people, including the architect of the current St. Paul’s Cathedral, Sir Christopher Wren.
  • Harry Potter-famed staircase. The famed geometric staircase featured in the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is located in the Southwest Bell Tower of St. Paul’s Cathedral. It shouldn’t be missed, Harry Potter fans!
  • Shhh. In the Whispering Gallery, you can hear your friend’s whisper from approximately 42m away. Try it out!
  • Early bird. If you’d like to experience all the galleries free of noise pollution, you should be at the doors a little before they open at 9:30 am.

Good to know

St. Paul’s Cathedral is an iconic symbol that has been dominating the skyline of London for over 300 years. Home to countless important ceremonies, from the funerals of Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher to the Queen’s Jubilees, the St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most popular must-see attractions in London. 

St. Paul’s Cathedral reigned as the U.K.’s tallest building from 1710 to 1967. The original church on the current site of St. Paul’s Cathedral was founded and dedicated to the Apostle in 604 A.D. At 366 feet in height, it has the biggest dome in the world. However, in 1940, the cathedral survived the London Blitz; but lost its high altar to a bomb.

There is a massive art collection in the cathedral that spans different periods. Martin Luther King was invited to the cathedral in 1964 by Canon John Collins to deliver a sermon known as The Three Dimensions to a Complete Life.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit St. Paul’s Cathedral?

    The best time to visit St. Paul’s Cathedral is during summer. However, it is less crowded during the winter, but the cold may be unbearable so plan accordingly.

  • Q: Where is St. Paul’s Cathedral located?

    It is located at St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom.

  • Q: What are the opening hours of St. Paul’s Cathedral?

    St. Paul’s Cathedral is open daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

  • Q: How do I get there?

    Getting to St. Paul’s Cathedral is easy! The closest Underground station is St. Paul’s on the Central Line. But you can also take the District and Circle lines to the Mansion House or Blackfriars stations. From either, it’s less than a 5-minute walk to St. Paul’s Cathedral. If you are taking the bus, lines 4, 8, 11, 15, 17, 23, 25, 26, 56, 76, 100, 172, 242, and 521 all stop near St. Paul’s Cathedral. Finally, you can also take the train to the City Thameslink, Blackfriars, or Cannon Street stations.

  • Q: What are the must-see attractions around St. Paul’s Cathedral?

    If you are visiting St. Paul’s Cathedral, you shouldn’t miss other key attractions like Millennium Bridge, Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe, Paternoster Square, and Borough Market.

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