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Beautiful small chapel

A beautiful place to visit if possible have a guided tour it was so informative. Although small it... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Linda P
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London, United Kingdom
Small and simple!

We had been to look at St. James's Palace while waiting to join a guided tour to Buckingham Palace... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
BigHugh51
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Adelaide, Australia
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7 Feb 2018
“Beautiful small chapel”
28 Oct 2017
“Small and simple!”
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

A beautiful place to visit if possible have a guided tour it was so informative. Although small it has plenty of history.

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had been to look at St. James's Palace while waiting to join a guided tour to Buckingham Palace. After, viewing part of St. James's Palace through the railings, we walked across Marlborough Road to have a look at the Queen's Chapel. The chapel is...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

This Palladian style chapel built by Inigo Jones between 1623-25 as an external adjunct to St. James Palace for the Roman Catholic Queen Henrietta Maria, the French wife of Charles I. This small chapel is where royals like the Queen Mother and Lady Diana have...More

2  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The Queen's Chapel is a wonderful hidden gem, tucked beside St James's Palace. The cool classical Jones façade belying a richly gilded and finely detailed interior, the two highlights being a fabulous coffered ceiling and Venetian east window. Refurnished by Wren for Catherine of Braganza,...More

1  Thank Harry B
Reviewed 26 September 2014

situated across the road from St.James's Palace ,and not to be confused with that buildings Chapel Royal ,stands the Queen's Chapel. This is a pocket sized chapel designed by Inigo Jones,and it is an exercise in subdued tasteful restraint. Seldom open for services ,we visited...More

2  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I came here during the Open House London weekend, i understand its not normal open to the public. This is a nice chaplee, very beautiful, however i have seen some other amazing small churches in London, but if you get a chance to go it...More

1  Thank Zoe R
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We attended the Sunday morning service on May 18 and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was good to be able to hear the 10 boys and 6 men sing - they did a great job. A very interesting space which didn't feel as "Anglican" as some...More

2  Thank MEBJHB
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The Queen's Chapel is across Marlborough Road from St. James Palace. It is not generally open. As you pass by, check the notice board and see if there will be a service soon. As I walked by in May the notice said that on Sunday...More

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