What to know about the Westminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom
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Westminster Cathedral is the most famous, and beautiful old Gothic cathedral in London.For UK has a great spiritual value in it because here are buried most of the english kings and queens, heroes, poets and other famous people: Elizabeth I, Henry VII, Isac Newton, Princess Diana, etc..
The real name of the cathedral is "College Church of Saint Peter". The building was built by Eduard The Confessor in the eleventh century. Originally this place was a place of worship founded since the seventh century.
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