St Paul's Cathedral
London, United Kingdom

St Paul's Cathedral in London (England) - the seat of the Bishop of London

Where is located St Paul's Cathedral?

Address of St Paul's Cathedral is Lidgate Hill, City, London, Great Britain
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When was built St Paul's Cathedral?

Built date of St Paul's Cathedral is 1675 - 1710

St Paul's Cathedral

Facts, informations and history of St Paul's Cathedral

St. Paweł in London is the seat of the London bishop and the spiritual center of the City district.

This is the third largest cathedral in the world. Only the Basilica of St. Peter in Rome and the large, underground cathedral in Lourdes.

Constructor Paul Sir. Christopher Wren is one of the most distinguished architects for the British capital. As many as 50 London buildings (mainly churches) were created on his drawing board.

At the site of the cathedral, i.e. on the small hill Ludgate Hill, there used to be another church that was devastated by unknown perpetrators in 1650, and its remains burned down during the great fire of London in 1666. The construction of a new temple began 9 years later. Climbing St. Paul lasted 35 years. Sir. Christopher Wren oversaw the construction of the cathedral from the windows of his house on the other side of the Thames. Construction ended in 1710, and the consecration of the temple took place a year later.

St Paul's cathedral overwhelms its size. The length of the main nave is 146 m, while the height to the top of the cross is 110 m. The dome of the cathedral is the second tallest cathedral dome in the world. At its base there is an observation gallery from which you can admire the panorama of London.

From inside the dome, like the entire interior of St. Paul is decorated with frescoes depicting the life story of Saint. Paul. Sir. James Thornhill. The sculptures and other decorations inside are the work of Griling Gibbnsom.

After Sir. Christopher Wren was buried in that cathedral. In this way, his merits for the city were appreciated. In addition to the grave of Wren in the Cathedral of St. Paweł has dozens of other graves. The most important personality buried in the cathedral is Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Paul was recognized as the best place for the wedding of Prince Charles and Diana in 1981. At the foot of the cathedral stood the Paternoster Square. Its decoration is the sculpture of a shepherd surrounded by a herd of sheep by Elizabeth Frink.

Architect of St Paul's Cathedral

Architect of St Paul's Cathedral is Sir. Christopher Wren

How many meters have St Paul's Cathedral?

Height of St Paul's Cathedral is 110 m

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Construction/building type

Building St Paul's Cathedral is of type Cathedral

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Architectural style

Architectural style of St Paul's Cathedral is Baroque

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What material is the building made of?

St Paul's Cathedral is made of the following materials: Stone, marble

Other names

The building is also known by other common names or in the original language, i.e. St. Paul's Cathedral (Ang.)

Official website

The official website of the building, where up-to-date information can be found, is https://www.stpauls.co.uk

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Tom
#15
Tom
16 years ago
To jest jedna ze wspanialszych budowli londyńskich i najpiękniejsza świątynia w jakiej byłem
Ewcia
#14
Ewcia
17 years ago
Uuu...Troche mało tych informacji... A ja lubie Częstochowe;)
lemur
#13
lemur
17 years ago
właśnie tego potrzebowałam. jadę do Anglii i mam zrobbić gazetkę o tej katedrze. :*
Ewka
#12
Ewka
18 years ago
Byłam w Londynie ( prawie w swoje 15 urodzinki- prezent od rodziców) i nic nie wywarło na mnie takiego wrażenia jak ta katedra. Ma w sobie taki mały ognik tajemnicy... coś wspaniałego. Czułam sie jakbym była z tą katedrą bardzo związana...
Ewka
#11
Ewka
18 years ago
Byłam w Londynie ( prawie w swoje 15 urodzinki- prezent od rodziców) i nic nie wywarło na mnie takiego wrażenia jak ta katedra. Ma w sobie taki mały ognik tajemnicy... coś wspaniałego. Czułam sie jakbym była z tą katedrą bardzo związana...
zenek
#10
zenek
18 years ago
lodyn to jedna wielka wiocha pozdrowionka NYC
iutek
#9
iutek
18 years ago
ta stona jest suuuuuuupeeeeeerrrrrrrrrrr
damian
#8
damian
18 years ago
nie chce mi się pisac zdrukuj mi a bendzie dobrze
Ania
#7
Ania
18 years ago
Londyn jest rzecudowny i nie da się tago opisać słowami to po prostu trzeba zobaczyć! byłam w Londynie i wiem znowu jADe na wakacje ;P i mam nadzieję że będzie ponownie super!!! a ta budowla jest śliczna!!!
Kaczka
#6
Kaczka
19 years ago
nie no za.....sta stronqa musz cos napisac o katedrze sw pawla mam nadzieje ze dostane dobra ocene pozdro dla kazdego kto wchodzi na ta strone ;p :)
Justy
#5
Justy
19 years ago
Antyk
mika;]
#4
mika;]
19 years ago
jaaa...tu dawno nikt nie wchodził widze:P hehe, ja szukam na gegre o katedrze, pa!! pozdro 4 all:)
go
#3
go
19 years ago
widok jeszcze lepszy niż z london eye!!
iwonka
#2
iwonka
19 years ago
ten kosciol to cudenko bylam i polecam;)
sylwester
#1
sylwester
20 years ago
zaj##### strona i budwla dzieki niej dostalem dobra ocene bo pisalem na jej temat!!!!:-)dzieki

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