St. Michael Paternoster Royal Church, London

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St Michael Paternoster Royal is a church in the City of London. The original building, which was first recorded in the 13th century, was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666. The church was rebuilt under the aegis of Sir Christopher Wren. However St Michael’s was severely damaged during the London Blitz in the Second World War. It was restored between 1966 and 1968.
In 1423 Richard "Dick" Whittington, the fabled Lord Mayor of London, was buried within its precincts; although the tomb is now lost.
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  • St. Michael Paternoster Royal Church is a church in central London. The history of the dates back to 13th century, although the church had be rebuilt a number of time due to the Great Fire, financial ...  more »
  • Church open, no one around. I was immediately struck by the four impressive stained glass windows. Impressive altar and organ. Basic pews, movable with a bit of effort, lightly varnished. Tiled floor....  more »
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  • Looks like an office from outside but a beautiful church open to all inside. A lovely solemn place to sit and pray. Also remember the sacrifice of the people with water everywhere but not a drop to drink.
  • Amazing little church tucked away in the middle of London
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