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All Hallows by the Tower is associated with the executions on Tower Hill, and has a piece of early Roman pavement in the crypt.
All Saints’ Church
All Saints’s was built in the 1850s and was an early example of Victorian Gothic architecture. It has the second-highest church spire in London.
Brompton was one of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ cemeteries built in the 1830s and contains over 35,000 monuments and 205,000 burial spaces.
Brompton Oratory is the second-largest Roman Catholic church in London after Westminster Cathedral, and has a beautiful Baroque-style interior.
Most people come to see Karl Marx’s tomb in the eastern half of the cemetery, but it’s the huge monuments in the west that are really worth seeing.
Holy Trinity Church
This Anglican parish church was built in the late 19th-century and it’s so wide that it its width even exceeds that of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
St. Andrew Holborn
St. Andrew Holborn was the largest of Christopher Wren’s fifty-one City churches, and has been heavily restored after suffering damage in the Blitz.
One of the city’s oldest, dating all the way back to Norman times. You can feel its incredible age as soon as you walk inside.
Famous for its three-tiered spire which is said to have inspired a baker to create the first tiered wedding cake, with an interesting museum underneath.
St. Clement Danes
Christopher Wren and James Gibbs rebuilt the original 9th-century church, but only its outer walls and steeple survived the beating it took in the Blitz.
Famous for the Giant’s Clock and 16th-century statue of Elizabeth I outside. The crypt is associated with Sweeney Todd.
Dating from the reign of Edward I, this is one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in the country. It was originally the private chapel of the Bishops of Ely.
St. Giles Cripplegate
This 16th-century church is one of the few to have survived both the Great Fire of London and the Blitz. It is situated inside the concrete Barbican.
St. Giles-in-the-Fields is known as the Poets’ Church and has a number of important burials plus a pit of mid-17th century plague victims.
St. Helen’s Bishopsgate
St. Helen’s dates from the 12th-century and somehow managed to survive both the Great Fire of London and the Blitz.
St. James’s Piccadilly
This was the last of Sir Christopher Wren’s London churches. It holds lunchtime music recitals and usually has a small market outside.
St. Lawrence Jewry
Situated next to the Guildhall in the old Jewish quarter of the City, this was rebuilt by Wren after the original burned down in the Great Fire.
This church used to stand at one end of the legendary London Bridge and has a stone from it outside, plus a model of it inside the door.
The parish church of Parliament is next to Westminster Abbey. Samuel Pepys was married here and Sir Walter Raleigh is buried in the yard.
The parish church of Buckingham Palace holds regular classical concerts using its own orchestra, the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.
True Cockneys need to be born within earshot of the Bow bells. The bells were said to have turned back Dick Whittington whilst on his way to Highgate.
This beautiful little 18th-century church was James Gibbs’ first commission. It sits in the middle of a busy traffic island on the Strand.
St. Mary Woolnoth
This bizarre looking Anglican church was designed by Hawksmoor – his only City of London church. The original one dated back to Norman times.
Lord Mayor of London Dick Whittington is said to be buried somewhere outside, and there’s a stained-glass window of him inside.
Christopher Wren’s masterpiece contains the tombs of Wellington and Nelson in the crypt, and tourists can climb to the top for a view of the skyline.
Also known as the Actor’s Church, this is situated next-door to Covent Garden’s piazza and was designed by the architect Inigo Jones.
St. Stephen Walbrook
Wildly regarded as Wren’s best City church, this was damaged during the Blitz so they commissioned Henry Moore to design a new altar.
This rather small cathedral dates from the 14th-century, but its original history stretches all the way back to the early 12th-century.
Temple Church is famously linked with the Knights Templar, and contains stone effigies of eight slumbering knights on the floor of the Round Tower.
Arguably the most historic building in London. Britain’s kings and queens have been crowned and buried inside here for 1,000 years.
The most important Catholic church in England has a striking Byzantine exterior. Tourists can climb the bell tower for views across London.