Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement on Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010. Prince William’s marriage brings a big cheer to the whole Britain in amid economic woes. The royal wedding will be held on the 30-year anniversary of his parents’ wedding. Recently, Buckinghan Palace announces that Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry on Friday 29 April at Westminster Abbey. The Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, welcomes the couple choice and looks forward to the detailed planning. The forthcoming royal marriage will take place on Friday 29 April which falls in the same week with as Easter. By choosing that time, the couple make it clearly that they wish everybody enjoy that day with them.
Westminster Abbey’s view from the front street
Stunning view of the ceiling
The abbey first built on the ground of a previous monastery in the 11th century
The alley is also known as "Royal Peculiar" – which does not belong to a diocese or province of the church but only the monarch. The abbey first built on the ground of a previous monastery in the 11th century. Until 1245, Henry III set up present structure, new towers and spires were added in 1740. Westminster Abbey has hosted royal coronations, weddings and funerals. Edward VII was crowned at the abbey in August 1902. William’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, married here in 1947. Princess Diana\'s funeral also took place at this abbey on 6 September 1997. And now, Britain and the whole world are expecting the great and happy British marriage.
Traditionally kings and queens are crowned and buried here.
Westminster Abbey has more than a thousand years of history.
Westminster Abbey and Big Ben Tower from London’s Eye.
The interior of magnificent church is absolutely beautiful and grandeur
Inside the abbey is full of lights.
The nave of Westminster Abbey
The window features a rose at the south end of the abbey.
Westminster Abbey is an architectural masterpiece of the thirteenth to sixteenth centuries.
Visitors are not allowed to photograph inside the Abbey
Westminster Palace became a World Heritage Site in 1987
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