Saint Peter's Cathedral Basilica, London

Saint Peter's Cathedral Basilica, London (must see)

The origins of the foundation of Saint Peter’s Cathedral Basilica date back to 1834 when the parish was established here; it was known as Saint Lawrence. The old church burned down along with numerous other buildings in the London fire of 1845. In 1880 the city gained a fine example of a French Gothic Revival church designed by John Connolly. It has an ornate twin-tower façade and a richly decorated interior. In 1961 this Roman Catholic Church received the status of Basilica from Pope John XXII. Today Saint Peter’s Church is the seat of the Diocese of London.

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Sight Name: Saint Peter's Cathedral Basilica
Sight Location: London, Canada (See walking tours in London)
Sight Type: Religious
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles