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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is London’s oldest and most famous church. Not only is it the place where Royal coronations are held, it also houses tombs from monarchs and leading historical British figures from the last 1,000 years. Westminster Abbey was consecrated in 1065 and was rebuilt in the Gothic style between the 13th and 16th century. The two towers either side of the main entrance were not built until the 18th century. Since the coronation of William the Conqueror in 1066, all of the English monarchs have been crowned in Westminster Abbey.