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Shared with the Romanian community in London

Many people pass by this church so close to the Royal Courts of Justice without a glance but the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Nicholas H
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Church

A lovely church just up from St Mary's Temple Church and a short walk from St Paul's... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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186A Fleet Street, London EC4A 2HR, England
City of London
+44 20 7405 1929
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Walking along Fleet St we spotted what appeared to be a classic neo-Gothic church and decided to go in. We were surprised to find that the church is actually octagonal with many unusual design features not least of which is a section of Romanian Orthodox....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colin F
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Many people pass by this church so close to the Royal Courts of Justice without a glance but the site has a tremendous history. The original church was established in the late 10th century and underwent many changes before being demolished in the 1830s to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely church just up from St Mary's Temple Church and a short walk from St Paul's Cathedral. Lovely ornate facade facing onto Fleet Street. Inside we were amazed at how intricate the iconography was and we just did not expect it to be some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

On Fleet Street it was hot chaos, people rushing everywhere, even having lunch in the small grounds of this church but apart from us there was only 2 people inside. It’s a lovely church. I was surprised to see so many icons in it, very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Y6198XDpaulh
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Another of London's treasures. It's stood on Fleet St for over 180 years. It's famous for its clock and was the first public one London to have a minute hand. There are a number of courtyard statues. It's steeped in history and I didn't have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 6 June 2018

When the Temple church was bombed this became the stand-in until after the war. I think it is octagonal and has a very Orthodox church style chapel. I was intrigued by a memorial near the door at the back on the right, above the hymn...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Dark on a dark day. Circular, the pews dominates the centre. The seat padding to some of the pews look very frayed. Incense is in the air, this is because “St Dunstan-in-the-West is one of three churches in England to share its building with the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Colin E
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Attracted in by the wonderful clock on the exterior with the giants Gog and Magog striking the hour. There is also a statue of Queen Elizabeth i outside but we looked everywhere and could not find the ancient statues of King Lud and his sons...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KAW687
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Through family history research found that my Gt,Gt,Granddad was married in this church back in 1841 so was really interest to see and was not disappointed a lovely place of peace in the middle of the city

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank almanzobasildon
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On the way to St Paul's we decided to stop and have a look at this beautiful church. The colour of the walls are a lovely shade of blue-green which is so calming. It was deserted and we walked around peacefully. It is so old...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Julie M
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Response from lizandianp | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I doubt it but there are toilets in the Old Bank of England pub next door.