St Mary le Bow, London

St Mary le Bow, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, houses the famous Bow Bells.

St Mary le Bow, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, houses the famous Bow Bells. It is said a true Cockney or Londoner is born within earshot of these bells.
















About St Mary le Bow

 1 Bow Lane EC4M 9EE

 +44 20 7248 51


St Mary le Bow and Nearby Sights on Map

Mansion House

Official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, completed in 1753

Clockmaker's Museum

The Clockmaker's Company Museum traces the history of clockmaking and houses a priceless collection of more than 700 old timepieces spanning 5 centuries

Guildhall Art Gallery and Roman Amphitheatre

The Guildhall Art Gallery houses the City Corporation's art collection, and also runs special exhibitions throughout the year

St Stephen Walbrook

St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral is one of London's most recognisable buildings standing atop Ludgate Hill, designed by Sir Christopher Wren to replace the Gothic medieval cathedral destroyed in 1666 in the Great Fire of London

London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange is one of the world's oldest and largest stock markets

Bank of England Museum

Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England Museum traces the history of the bank from its foundation in 1694

London Stone

The London Stone housed inside a nondescript protective grille on Cannon Street is a little known, yet historical artifact that is a reminder of the time the Romans ruled over the city

Museum of London

The Museum of London traces the history of London to the present day, starting from the developments around Thames banks 450 million years ago

Barbican Centre

The Barbican Centre is the largest performing arts centre in Europe, a major cultural hub hosting music concerts, plays, dance recitals, film screenings and exhibitions