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Top Sights In London

The London Eye


You can see up to 25 miles in each direction with views over some of the world’s most famous sights, including St Paul’s, the Palace of Westminster and Windsor Castle. [more…] 


Buckingham Palace


Buckingham Palace has served as the London residence of Britain’s sovereigns since 1837. [more…]


Big Ben & Houses of Parliament


The name “Big Ben” is generally known to describe the clock tower as a whole. However, “Big Ben” is actually the principal bell within the tower. The site of the Houses of Parliament is the Palace of Westminster, a royal palace and former residence of kings. [more…]


Westminster Abbey


The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to as Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English monarchs. [more…]


Whitehall (10 Downing Street & Cenetaph)


Whitehall runs from Trafalgar Square in the north to Westminster Square in the south. Cenotaph, is a Memorial for both the World Wars. No 10 Downing Street is the official residence of the Prime Minister (currently Theresa May) and No 11 the official residence of the Chancellor of the Exchequer (Philip Hammond). [more…]


Tower Bridge & Tower of London


Tower Bridge has stood over the River Thames in London since 1894. At the Tower Bridge Exhibition you can enjoy views from the high-level Walkways and learn about the history of the Bridge and how it was built. Tower of London, was founded by King William the Conqueror in 11th Century, and has served as a royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, an arsenal, royal mint, menagerie and jewel house. [more…]


St Paul’s Cathedral


The current Cathedral – the fourth to occupy this site –  was designed by the court architect Sir Christopher Wren and built between 1675 and 1710. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington and Sir Winston Churchill have taken place here and the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, to Lady Diana Spencer. [more…]


Trafalgar Square & Nelson’s Column


Trafalgar Square was built to commemorate Admiral Nelson on his victory in the Battle of Trafalgar. The square is now a popular site for political demonstrations, and is the site of Nelson’s Column, which has four giant lions at its base. The square also boasts two water fountains. [more…]


Piccadilly Circus & Eros


Piccadilly Circus is a famous traffic intersection and public space of London’s West End, which is a busy meeting point. It is now well known for its video display and neon signs mounted on the corner building on the northern side. At the south-western side Alfred Gilbert’s winged nude statue, popularly known as Eros. [more…]


Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre


Founded by the pioneering American actor/director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare’s Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare’s work, and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of education and performance. [more…]

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