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#21
Chicago, IL
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Originally posted by katrina915
Thanks for the info. Do you think going to st Paul's is worth it if you don't climb up? How long were you at the tower bridge exhibit?
Sure! I don't know the price of admission though, we had the London Pass so it was covered under that, even though it wasn't listed on their site when we bought the passes. It's so beautiful inside! And if you don't want to go all the way to the top, you can still go to the first landing just above the floor, it's basically the first stop going up into the rotunda part. I don't have a picture from that level, too many employees watching me there. I did snap a few inside, which I posted. However, there is a point where it gets really difficult to go past without going all the way up.


Now, unlike Westminster Abbey, you can't go through this section of St. Paul's...


The Quire
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But there's a lot of historical artifacts and tombs, Duke of Wellington, Lord Nelson, etc... Plus, it is where Charles & Di got married! If you're into that. It is definitely a beautiful place to see.
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Past Cruises:
*Royal Caribbean - Independence of the Seas 2017 - Southampton, Le Havre, Hamburg, Oslo, & Bruges, and time in the UK/London

Trip Report - http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...1#post53711073
Post-Cruise London 6-day trip report - https://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2561970
* RCI & Carnival cruise comparison post - http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2526532
* Carnival Magic 2016 - Curacao, Aruba, Grand Turk
Trip Report http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2427055

* Carnival Legend 2016 - Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Victoria
Trip Report http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2382500
Pre-cruise trip report (Seattle) http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2381435



* Carnival Valor 2015 - Bahamas, (detoured to) Dominican Republic, Grand Turk, Puerto Rico
* MSC Melody 2002 - Key West, Costa Rica, Panama Canal, San Blas Islands, Jamaica
* Carnival Fantasy 2005 - Bahamas
* Carnival Glory 2006 - Bahamas, St. Thomas, St. Maarten




#22
Chicago, IL
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Joined Dec 2007
Oops, commented on wrong post!
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Past Cruises:
*Royal Caribbean - Independence of the Seas 2017 - Southampton, Le Havre, Hamburg, Oslo, & Bruges, and time in the UK/London

Trip Report - http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showt...1#post53711073
Post-Cruise London 6-day trip report - https://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2561970
* RCI & Carnival cruise comparison post - http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2526532
* Carnival Magic 2016 - Curacao, Aruba, Grand Turk
Trip Report http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2427055

* Carnival Legend 2016 - Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Victoria
Trip Report http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2382500
Pre-cruise trip report (Seattle) http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2381435



* Carnival Valor 2015 - Bahamas, (detoured to) Dominican Republic, Grand Turk, Puerto Rico
* MSC Melody 2002 - Key West, Costa Rica, Panama Canal, San Blas Islands, Jamaica
* Carnival Fantasy 2005 - Bahamas
* Carnival Glory 2006 - Bahamas, St. Thomas, St. Maarten