St Dunstan in the East: Nature reclaims the City of London at this secluded public garden

Life & Soul Magazine

Bank and the surrounding area of Monument is at the heart of London’s financial district. Hardly the area where one would expect to find peace, harmony and tranquility, but this is London and being one of the greenest cities in the world and quite possibly, one of the oldest cities in the world, even amidst the chaos within the City of London and its attempts to turn one of the most historic parts of London into a concrete jungle, Mother Nature still reigns and shall always.

A stone’s throw away from the beat of the financial district is St Dunstan in the East, the bombed out ruins of a church, which was originally built in 1100. The former church is now home to a public garden where trees grow through windows, vines wind themselves around walls, and tropical palm trees stand proudly within what now resembles a courtyard.

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