Have a trip in many places with a view of the wonderful natural landscape is has been usual for us. But how about visiting one of the greatest church in the world that also has impressive con-structural building? This church named Westminster Abbey. A part of the church of England, Westminster Abbey precisely located just to west of the palace of Westminster, London. This is a church where some palace member likes kings, queen, statements, aristocrats, poets, priests, heroes, and the villain is gathering piecely here. Westminster Abbey is a must see living pageant of British history.
This great church usually accepts over one million visitor come to see and explore this wonderful 700 years building. To have a tour inside the church, they provide many languages audio guides so that make easy for visitors to understand every history and art meaning of the building. As the beginning fact, since Abbey is the heart of London, so Westminster Abbey has over 3000 buried people in the church and cloisters and there are also over 600 monuments and memorials. Now can you get a summary that it is important for you to visit Westminster Abbey?
If you have the ticket, then you will get many steps while exploring inside the church. Those steps are started with North Transept, High Altar, Quire, Shrine of St. Edward the confessor, Henry VII’s Lady Chapel, Poests Corner, St. Faith’s Chapel, Great Cloister, Chapter House, Pyx Chamber, Museum, Little Cloister, St. Chaterine’s Chapel Garden, College Garden, Nave and the last is shops. From those all, one of the most favored areas by visitors is poets corner. It is not only because it is designed as the burial place for writers, playwrights, and poets, but the first poet in the world is buried here, Geoffrey Chaucer.
The museum here is the oldest are in Westminster in which the centerpiece of the exhibition of royal collections and other funeral effigies. At this part, visitor will amaze of what things placed on this area in the real things of the British kingdom. Besides, the gardens here are quite beautiful in which each of them has a special function relate to the church daily activity. After exploring those places, you surely need food and drink, which you can find it in cellarium cafe where the monks keep their stores of food and drink well.