This post was most recently updated on October 29th, 2017
Historic London churches are some of the best showcases of the capital’s history, culture and character.
They are places popular with all tourists, regardless of their interest in religion. The following is a handy guide that details eleven of the best churches to visit in London.
We’ve tried to avoid the larger churches such as Westminster Abbey and St.Pauls (still worth a visit) in favor of hidden gems away from the crowds.
1. St Bartholomew-the-Great (Smithfield)
An Anglican church, St Bartholomew-the-Great is located behind the world-famous St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. Founded as an Augustinian priory, this 12th-century church has seen a lot in its time. It even managed to escape the Great Fire of London in 1666.