Abbey is an architectural masterpiece of the thirteenth to sixteenth
centuries. The Abbey has its origin in a Benedictine monastery, which was
greatly enlarged by Edward the Confessor. The church was consecrated in
1065 and since 1066 has been the place for every Coronation and for
numerous other Royal occasions.
The interior of this magnificent church is of incomperable beauty and
grandeur. It is the final resting place of seventeen monarchs. Also there are countless
memorials to the famous and the great. Over three thousand people are either
buried or memorialised in Westminster Abbey and bear witness of the glorious
British history. Today it is still a church dedicated to regular worship
and to the celebration of great events in the life of the nation.