Free entry to Temple Church
Situated just a stone's throw from Apex Temple Court Hotel the Temple Church is a little known treasure trove of beauty, history and serenity in central London.
Built by the Knights Templar, the legendary soldier-monks who protected pilgrims to the Holy Land during the Crusades, the church sits within the conservation area of the Inner Temple.
Arguably one of the most attractive and historic areas in the City of London, the area boasts a history forged by the dutiful knights, honourable barristers and Fleet Street journalists.
In our modern times The Inner Temple Church offers a peaceful haven to sit quietly or pray for loved ones. For those in search of adventure the church also lets you discover a history rich in myth.
Having been built by the Knights Templar, the Inner Temple's Round Church was consecrated in 1185 and is modelled on the circular church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, the site of Christ's death, burial and resurrection.
In 1608 King James I granted the whole area of "The Temple" to the two societies of lawyers, Inner and Middle Temple, who have maintained the Church beautifully to the present day. Today, the Temple Church is flourishing and has provided a unique venue for production houses filming period dramas including the iconic Da Vinci Code. The Church is now an active Anglican Church with one of the finest choirs in England.
We strongly recommend you visit the church during one of their renowned services or concerts and use the Apex discount. As a guests at our hotels you are entitled to free entry to the church on presenting your Apex key card, giving you an exclusive saving of £4.00 per person.