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St Paul’s Cathedral is located in the city of London at the top of Ludgate Hill and northeast of Blackfriars and is the cathedral of the Anglican bishop. The Cathedral is an iconic part of the London Skyline. It is the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. The cathedral is a Grade I listed building. The cathedral as it stands today dates back to the 17th century and it was designed in the English Baroque style by Sir Christopher Wren. After the Great Fire of London in September 1666, the construction of the cathedral was part of a major rebuilding programme in the city of London. The cathedral was completed in the lifetime of Sir Christopher Wren. Some very famous services have been held in the cathedral for the funerals of Admiral Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, Sir Winston Churchill, Margaret Thatcher and Lady Diana Spencer. In addition to this it holds important thanksgiving services for the Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilees and the 80th and 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The cathedral is also a working church with daily services and it holds hourly prayer services. St. Paul’s Cathedral was also present in several films such as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Star Trek Into Darkness and Thor: The Dark World.

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