The Architecture of Sir Christopher Wren Walking Tour
Hunting the Wren 300 in the City of London.
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About the Sir Christopher Wren Walking Tour
Sir Christopher Wren, one of London’s most celebrated and famous architects, died in 1723, but as the inscription says,
“‘If you seek his monument look around.”
Wren is our most famous ‘starchitect’ probably because of St Paul’s Cathedral, but there is so much more to see!
This walking tour will orbit St Paul’s and take in three more wonderful churches en route including Mary Le Bow , Mary Aldermary, and Stephen Walbrook
Other Wrenisms on route.
(Please note that entry to the three churches is included as part of this walking tour, but entry to St Pauls Cathedral is not included.)
Key facts about this tour
|Start time:||10:30 am|
|Expected end time:||13:00 (1pm)|
|Leaving from:||St Paul’s tube station exit 2|
|Ending at:||Walbrook near Bank Station|
|Estimated walking distance:||1 mile|
What to expect on this walking tour
This walking tour is 180 minutes long. You will walk approximately one mile and see the work of the famous architect, Sir Christopher Wren.
Once you have experienced your tour you will be able to say you have seen:
- Fantastic views of St Paul’s Cathedral
- The origin of Cockney
- The ‘camembert’
- A spectacular fan vaulted ceiling.
- And so much more!
Tour location map
Things to do after your tour
Once you’ve finished your walking tour why not visit some of the other exciting London locations below?
The Café Below, nestled in the crypt of St Mary-le-Bow Church in the heart of London, serves up locally sourced, hearty British cuisine in a unique, historic setting. As you enjoy your meal amidst centuries-old architecture, it’s an ideal spot for those looking for an authentic dining experience that seamlessly blends tradition with modern culinary art.