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Westmindster Abbey, London, United Kingdom

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Distance from city center: 2.2mi
erato's pictureby erato Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 27th of April, 2009
Westmindster Abbey is the traditional place for the coronation of the English monarchs since William the Conqueror in 1066. The gothic cathedral is 170 m long, 25 m wide and 34 m high. Many of the country's kings and queens, artists and scientists are buried here but there is no great man in the English culture who wouldn't get at least a memorial plate in the abbey.

Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, UK

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