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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey was initially built by Henry III in 1245 and it is one of the most important Gothic buildings of England.

At first home of Benedictine monks, the coronation church since 1066 and the final resting place of 17 monarchs. Many of the Royal family are married in this building

It is also the burial place of famous British poets, authors and scientists.

It contains a treasury full of paintings, stained glass, pavements, textiles, various other artifacts and books plus the most significant collection of monumental sculptures of the UK.

There is also the grave of an unknown soldier taken from the first world war battle fields

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