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Top places of worship recommendations from locals

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“St Paul's Cathedral is one of the most famous and most recognisable sights of London, with its dome, dominating the skyline for 300 years. At 365 feet (111 m) high, it was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1962, and its dome is also among the highest in the world.”
  • 321 locals recommend
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“St Bartholomew the Great is the oldest church in London, founded in 1123 as an Augustinian monastery. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“Dramatic Hawksmoor church, the surrounding streets have some beautiful Georgian houses, and Old Spitalfields Market is just opposite”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Home of the Knights Templar, tucked behind Fleet Street. It was mentioned in the Davinci Code. The neighbourhood has a lot of law firms, being close to the Royal Court of Justice.”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“Cripplegate was the northern entrance to Londinium’s fort, erected around ad120. The gate was located at what is now the corner of Wood Street and St Alphage Gardens and its name probably derives from the Old English crypel-geat; a cripple was ‘one who can only creep’ – which was the necessary way to duck under the original low arch. An alternative possibility is that it was a corruption of crepel, a burrow. The church of St Giles without Cripplegate was built in 1090, probably on the site of a Saxon predecessor, and rebuilt in 1545 after a fire. There is evidence that William Shakespeare was a parish resident in the late 1590s. Oliver Cromwell was married in St Giles’ Church.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Clerkenwell has long been the centre of London's Italian community made manifest by this huge Catholic church concealed behind the streets. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“For 2000 years the site of St Bride's Fleet Street has been a place of worship; for 500 years, the spiritual home of printing & the media. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Skull and Cross Bones above the entrance, the mound surrounding the church is because of the Plague and the number of victims buried there.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Original Bow Bells - where cockneys needed to be born within the sound of to be worthy of the name. Lovely church with a cafe downstairs.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits at the highest point in the City! must be seen!”
  • 1 local recommends
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Tourist Attraction
“Coffee Shop inside a Church - The Host Café’s coffee is provided by local roasters,Coffee Works; the cakes and breads come from The Artisan Bakery; the pastries come from Little Bread Pedlar based in Bermondsey; and the teas are from Londoners, We Are Tea. There’s also organic soup and sourdough toast available if you’re after something hot.”
  • 1 local recommends