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Temple Church

The Temple | King's Bench Walk, London EC4Y 7BB, England
+44 20 7353 3470
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The Temple | King's Bench Walk, London EC4Y 7BB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Temple Church isn't the easiest place to find and its open hours are very limited, but it's worth the effort and the price of admission. The oldest part of the church, which was built in the 12th century as the London headquarters of the...More

Thank Anonymous621
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little church is a hidden gem. It's a little tricky to find but how beautiful and historic. The carvings of the Knights Templar on the floor are amazing. The staff are very helpful and full of great history and info. Don't miss the hike...More

Thank latitude44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to visit the Temple Church several years ago, but found it closed that day. Visiting the Church was high on our list for this latest visit to London, so we did our homework this time, and made sure we turned up when it was...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit disappointed in this church. Although it’s built in 1185, some of it looked more modern and I wondered if this was actually the original building or if it had been rebuilt. Staff shouldn’t assume you are younger than you look as...More

Thank canuck562015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1162, the round Temple Church was modeled after the Church if the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The church was the London "headquarters" for the Knights Templar, a religious order of monks/knights who were dedicated to protecting the pilgrims to the Holy Land. There...More

1  Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband wished to see this church, him being a Knight Templar Preceptor and we were not disappointed with the feeling of this church. WW1 exhibition was on while we visited which was also good. Well worth a visit.

Thank J G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite churches to visit here in London. Be warned, they have no toilets here to use. They direct you to a cafe down the street. You are able to take pictures inside. It was really peaceful inside and after taking...More

2  Thank kschatterbox
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A nice hidden spot just yards from the hustle and bustle of Fleet Street. The whole area is worth a look and love the history of the church. Have been a couple of times and it has never been busy - but do check opening...More

1  Thank Ali022
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Now if you like the Da Vinci Code then you may recognise Temple Church from the film, but it is also a significant historical spot if one has an interest in British history and particular history surrounding the Magna Carta. For the history side of...More

1  Thank Rhys T
Reviewed 29 June 2017

a nice church and a little out of the way. if you like history it is full of it. not crowded. about a 15 minute walk from the subway station.

1  Thank gary a
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Cesare F
17 March 2017|
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Response from CyndeeLaw | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to pre-book or reserve an entry time. However, it is not open 24/7.
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paul A
15 February 2017|
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Response from Abbotsbury92 | Reviewed this property |
Look at the Transport for London (TfL) Web site and you'll find the relevant buses. Or open up Google Maps and you can see the bus stops near the Temple on Fleet Street and The Embankment.
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Bossman001
13 January 2017|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
we stay in the Royal College of Surgeons if staying fri/sat/sun. great value and located lincolnfields inn
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