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St Alfege Church and Crypt Greenwich

Come and join in a tour of the hidden spaces of the beautiful church of St Alfege, Greenwich.

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Please note that accessibility to both areas, crypt and gallery requires climbing steep stairs and involves some bending.

Come and join in a tour of the hidden spaces of the beautiful church of St Alfege, Greenwich. Descend into the crypt area, revealing the many stories of the people who have played their part in the history of Greenwich. You will be guided through the crypt of the church with stories of extraordinary characters who are buried within the vaults.  Find out more about the rules and regulations around burials in the 18th and 19th century. Peer into the vaults and imagine how these would have looked 200 years ago.

Follow the guide from here to the galleries of the church where you get a 360 degree view of the church and its suspended ceiling, the largest in Europe when built in the early 18th century.  Hear about the colourful lives of those who served and worshipped in this amazing space and learn about the interior of the church and its restoration in the 1950’s

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