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British Museum

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St. Paul's Cathedral

British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral are both praised by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, British Museum scores significantly higher than St. Paul's Cathedral. British Museum is ranked #2 in London with recommendations from 9 reviews like Michelin Guide, Not For Tourists and Condé Nast Traveler.

British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral are both praised by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, British Museum scores significantly higher than St. Paul's Cathedral. British Museum is ranked #2 in London with recommendations from 9 reviews like Michelin Guide, Not For Tourists and Condé Nast Traveler.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in London
location

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

endorsements
  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    One of the single greatest museums in the world, the British Museum houses collections that date from the prehistoric to the modern—in sum, the works of mankind.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This celebrated treasure house, filled with plunder of incalculable value and beauty from around the globe, occupies an immense, imposing neoclassical building in the heart of Bloomsbury. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    If the museum has one central, unifying theme, it's to provide an overview of the development of human culture, illustrated with items from all of the world's major civilizations. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The British Museum is one of the most remarkable institutions of its kind and its collections encompass a vast span of historical civilisation. Full Review →

  • 57

    Not For Tourists

    Newly covered Great Court is architectural manna. Full Review →

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88
#31 in London

St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD

  • 8 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    Sir Christopher Wren's No. 1 work is this, the cathedral church of the Diocese of London. With its green dome, St. Paul's is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    St. Paul's is simply breathtaking, especially since the scaffolding was removed, after an enormous, 15-year restoration, completed in 2011. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The interior is a neck-craningly large space where the eye is instantly drawn upward to the colorful ceiling, decorated with intricate mosaics of biblical scenes. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The dome of St Paul's is one of London's most iconic sights. The building's harmonious proportions, huge dimensions and majestic demeanour are breathtaking. Full Review →

  • 57

    Not For Tourists

    Magnificence since 604AD. Full Review →

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