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Day 10: Westminster Abbey
Spend the afternoon in Londons other main cathedral, , where coronations take place. Let flowers fall upon the tomb of Aphra Behn, 17th Century feminist playwright, and see the 17th and 18th century wax effigies of nobles dressed up as they were for their State funerals in their original costumes. Take the informative tour that lets one into all the areas of the Abbey, including the Medieval garden, the brass rubbing room, and the stained glass Gothic Council Room.
Extra theatre tickets! Additional matinee at the Globe of Julius Caesar: "An all male cast enact the assassination of Julius Caesar, slain by his friends and colleagues after his pursuit of power had become all too successful. Mark Antony uses the opportunity to turn the people against Cassius and the conscience-stricken Brutus and civil war ensues." Evening free to pack for Paris.
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