St Paul's Cathedral in London maintains the distinction of being among the highest buildings in the world. Between 1710 and 1962, the cathedral had the credit of being the tallest building in the city of London.
The Liverpool Cathedral holds the distinction now. The landmark in London was almost doused in a fire resulting from incessant bombings during the Second world War, but it was saved by the brave antics of firefighters.
The church that stood on the spot was set up in 604 AD. The present form of the building is a part of the results London saw after the city was reconstructed after the Great Fire of London in 1666. All said and done, the cathedral has been an integral part of the city of London for the past 300 years, and is going to be for a long time to come.
It remains one of the most popular sites among tourists out for adventure and romance. You may have to book your tickets to the cathedral in advance because there is always a rush of tourists here. But the booking can be done online using the internet.
The church has also hosted a lot of important events in the past like the funeral of Lord Nelson and the wedding of Prince Charles. But the church performs all services of another ordinary church. It performs regular prayers. The appointed clergy includes a bishop and a dean. It is usually open to all tourists throughout the year.
The administration of the church does require visitors to pay a fee for entry into the cathedral. Tourists are not allowed on Sundays, when people are allowed to go in only to attend services.