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Religious Studies in London

  • Destination: UK - England
  • Duration: 3 days

This tour allows your students to visit the capital London and different places of worship from different world religions. Each visit allows students the opportunity to speak with representatives of different faiths and get an insight into different religions and how different places of worship affect the style of worship.

Students will also learn about the role of architecture & religious symbolism in the design of these places of worship and learn how they are important for the local communities.

Each tour to London also includes visiting many of the sights and attractions of the capital which include Buckingham Palace, London Eye, and so much more.

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Example itinerary

Day 1

Morning: Departure from school in the morning and travel to London.

Afternoon: Upon arrival in London, the group goes on a walking tour of the capital and see Buckingham Palace, The Mall, London Eye, Houses of Parliament and Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

Evening:Evening free time to enjoy the capital at the group’s leisure or optional group evening meal at a restaurant.

Day 2

Morning: After breakfast, the group travel to Westminster Cathedral for a visit and talk with the clergy.

Afternoon: In the afternoon, the group will make their way to the National Gallery for a look at Religious Art through the centuries. In the evening, the group can enjoy a Thames River Cruise or go on on the London Eye.

Evening: Evening arrival back at accommodation. Overnight Stay.

Day 3

Morning:After breakfast, the group check-out travel to London Central Mosque for a visit and opportunity to speak with representatives of the mosque.

Afternoon: After lunch, the group travel to Neasden Temple for a chance to visit this enormous Hindu Temple followed by a visit to the Bevis Marks Synagogue.

Evening: Evening departure from London before arriving back at school in the evening.

Sights & places of interest in London

Buckingham Palace
Religious Studies in LondonThe official residence of the British monarchs and one of the most visited sites in London. Here you can see the changing of the guards or look at the most famous balcony in the world. Also nearby is Victoria Monument.

Westminster Abbey
Religious Studies in LondonThis Gothic church located right next to the Palace of Westminster. It has been one of the most notable religious buildings since its construction and the traditional place of the coronation and burial of British Monachs. It has also hosted many royal weddings and burials and houses tombs of some of Britains greatest writers.

National Gallery
Religious Studies in LondonThis art museum located on Trafalgar Square houses over 2.300 paintings dating from the 13th century to 1900. It is the fourth most visited museum in the world. Here you can see some of the most well known works of art such as Vincent van Gogh’s: Sunflowers, Rembrandt’s Belshazzar’s Feast, as well as works from Monet, Renoir, Cézanne to name just a few.

The Palace of Westminster
Religious Studies in LondonThis building is the meeting place for the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two house of the Parliament in the United Kingdom. It location on the banks of the River Thames and adjacent to the Westminster Abbey made it the first royal palace of the Kings of England. The building complex has the most recognizable landmark in London which is Big Ben or The Elizabeth Tower.

St Paul’s Cathedral
Religious Studies in LondonThis Church of England catherdral sits atop the highest hill in London and was built on the site of an original church dedicated to Paul the Apostle. This present church dates from the late 17th century and had survived bombs during The Blitz during World War II.

Tower of London
Religious Studies in LondonHer Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames adjacent to Tower Bridge. It was the first residence of British Monarchs since William the Conqueror in 1078 but has been known more famously as a prison. Some of its inmates included, Ann Bolelyn, Guy Fawkes, and Rudolf Hess among others. It also house the the Crown Jewels.

Trafalgar Square
Religious Studies in LondonThis public square in central London is popular among tourists who come here to see the National Gallery and Nelson’s Column. Named after the famous battle where Nelson defeated the French and Spanish, it has quickly become the gathering place for political and social celebrations.

Madam Tussauds
Religious Studies in LondonThis most famous wax museum in central London is a major tourist attraction where millions enter to see the waxowrks of historical and royal figures, film stars, sports stars and infamous murderers. You can expect to facinated for hours visiting this museum.

Tate Modern
Religious Studies in LondonThe Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in central London. It is the most visited modern art gallery in the world. It holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art. Throughout the year, the museum holds temporary exhibitions which accompany the current collection.

London Eye
Religious Studies in LondonThe London Eye is the tallest Ferris Wheel in Europe and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the UK. With a height of 120 meters above London you can see panoramic views of the see and most of the city’s iconic landmarks.

British Museum
Religious Studies in LondonThis museum, dedicated to human history and culture, has some 8 million works and is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence. The museum has exhibits from all eras and civilisations and is the 2nd most visited museum in the world.

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School Subjects:

General/Cultural Religious Studies

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