Towering above many of today’s young pretenders it is eclipsed by only a few monoliths such as the NatWest Tower. Inside it houses Flaxman’s Nelson memorial and Steven’s Duke of Wellington monument.
The huge dome houses the “whispering gallery” with its eerie and echoey acoustic effects.
St Paul’s with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of the London skyline, but there is so much more to Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece than its impressive façade. The interior of the soaring dome, the glittering mosaics, the intricate stone carving and the breathtaking view down the nave towards the quire are just a few of the reasons why a visit to St Paul’s is a must.
Nearest Tube: St Paul’s