Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report 바카라이야기\※【KTV200.CoM 】※\인터넷카지노⊂인터넷바카라추천
  2. 2 Trip Report "Paris? Again?" And an odd pickpocketing
  3. 3 Rome neighborhoods equivalent to arrondissements 6 and 7 in Paris?
  4. 4 2 nights in the Montreux-Vevey-Lavaux area
  5. 5 roadtrip from Barcelona to Madrid
  6. 6 How the kids age calculated
  7. 7 Beaune France
  8. 8 question on Barcelona itinerary
  9. 9 Places to cover in Switzerland in 8-9 days & then 5-6 days in Austria
  10. 10 Where to stay in September in the Swiss Alps
  11. 11 Firt time VISA applicant
  12. 12 Cordoba Overnight?
  13. 13 Advice on Sicily & Aeolian Islands
  14. 14 advance tickets?
  15. 15 38 Days in Paris
  16. 16 European Travel & Trivia Quiz #162
  17. 17 A week in Paris
  18. 18 June Festivals in Lisbon?
  19. 19 Trip Report Houses, Gardens & Walking in England
  20. 20 Torre Sponda apartments in Positano- anyone familiar?
  21. 21 Day trips: which ones are must-do?
  22. 22 Corpus Christi in Toledo?
  23. 23 car rental in Dubrovnik
  24. 24 Crete/Athens June 2017
  25. 25 Trip Report Roman Roamings: 2 Weeks of Wanderings
View next 25 » Back to the top

St. Paul's Cathedral bells

Jump to last reply

The last time I was in London I went to St. Paul's Cathedral for a "goodbye" visit on my last evening there, which was 7:00 p.m. on a Monday. There didn't seem to be anything going on in the cathedral at that time, but as I was standing at the bottom of the stairs, the bells suddenly started ringing and it went on for 15 minutes. I was thrilled and thunderstruck to get that "sendoff" before flying back to the U.S. the next day. I haven't been able to find out why the bells rang in that way on a Monday at that time of day. Their website says they do it three times every Sunday but this was a Monday evening. Does anyone know what this could be? It was bell ringing of the kind you hear on newscasts of royal weddings, coronations, etc. at Westminster Abbey. Full-out "tintinabulation of the bells, bells, bells." I was almost the only person in the area at that time, which made it even more special, and it was as if I had been given a parting gift.

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement