With its towering dome, St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most famous structures in all of London. Soon, some lucky travelers will have a chance to spend the night at the famed landmark—the first to do so since the St. Paul’s Watch fire brigade took nightly shifts protecting the building during World War II.

Airbnb is offering a one-night stay for up to two people on March 15. The company didn’t share how it will select the overnight guests, but bookings open online on March 12 at 6 a.m. Eastern. The experience will cost just £7 ($8.86).

In honor of World Book Day, the two travelers will spend the night in the hidden library tucked behind the cathedral’s southwest tower. “The recently restored library at St. Paul’s has long been a secret gem of the Cathedral—cleverly concealed by the ingenious architecture of Sir Christopher Wren,” says Sandra Lynes Timbrell, the cathedral’s director of visitor engagement, in a statement. “Some very fortunate guests will now get the chance to delve deeper into the history and wonder of St. Paul’s with this truly one-of-a-kind stay.”


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