Westminster Abbey

Concerning the royal family the most important church in London, United Kingdom is Westminster Abbey, located close to the Houses of Parliament. The kings and monarchs are crowned and buried here. The abbey was built from 1045 on and the current church was begun in the year 1240. The towers have been added by Sir Christopher Wren from the year 1722 on.

The list of graves is endlessly long. In addition to the monarchs you can find Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Georg Friedrich Händel, Charles Dickens and Ernest Rutherford here.

Westminster Abbey
20 Deans Yd
London SW1P 3PA

United Kingdom

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