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London Landmarks and Historic sites

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Landmarks and Historic sites


1 Buckingham Palace
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The magnificent residence of Queen Elizabeth the second, "home" of the royal family since 1837. The building can be visited only a few weeks a year. In any case, its magnificence can be seen from the outside, trying to peek from the main entrance.

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2 Tower Bridge
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The Tower Bridge, a suspension bridge, is an iconic symbol of London, England. One of the most recognized bridges in the world, the Tower Bridge was completed in 1886. Decorated with...

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3 Westminster Abbey
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The Tate Museum is a national museum of international modern art and along with Tate Britain, Tate St Lves, Tate Liverpool and Tate Online; this museum is situated in...

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Address: Parliament Square + Share


4 St. Paul Cathedral
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St. Paul's Cathedral is an iconic part of the London skyline and is also a symbol of the hope, strength and resilience of the city. Above all, this historic building is a lasting monument to the glory of God...

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5 Temple Church
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Temple Church is a medieval church rich in history. It was built by the Knights of the Templar in the twelfth century and was chosen by Dan Brown to set some ups and downs of his novel, "The Da Vinci Code". Why not take advantage of a holiday in...

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6 Southwark Cathedral
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Come and visit this church, with its characteristic sand color, as did Shakespeare in the moments of silence that preceded the presentation of his shows at the nearby Globe Theatre. From here you can admire one of the best views of London.

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7 Watch Tower
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Address: Bridge Street + Share


8 albert memorial
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The Albert Memorial is located in Kensington Gardens in London, England.  Commissioned by Queen Victoria in...

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9 Banqueting House
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The House of Banquet was, during construction time, one of the largest palaces in Europe. It still is one of the best creations of English classicism. Charles I was executed here in 1649, the only member of the British monarchy to suffer this fate.

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Big Ben and House of Parliament
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Big Ben and House of Parliament are famous landmarks of Westminster, England. Big Ben is...

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10 Best Places
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London, the capital of England is a dream destination for many. This city, rich with culture and history has a lot to offer to its visitors, from palaces to street markets.  Some of the Best...

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Top Ten Attractions
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The National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of European painting in the world. With paintings ranging from 1250 to 1900, the collection includes work by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Cezanne and Van...

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Packing List
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A useful packing list to be kept in mind when traveling to London. Luggage with wheels is useful as is a backpack both for commuting and at the airport. The weather is variable so bring different kinds...

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
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The Shakespeare’s Globe Theater was constructed in 1993 and initially founded in 1970 by the American actor and director, Sam Wanamaker. Situated in London, this is a unique international...

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The serpentine
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The Serpentine Lake is a 28 acre recreational lake situated in Hyde Park in London. The name, Serpentine is given to this lake as it has snakelike curved shape. This is also a boating lake and...

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11 The Union Chapel
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The Union Chapel is a working church, a center for homeless and also an award winning venue. This is a Grade II listed building and is one of the most significant buildings in Islington. One can see this beautiful...

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Address: Union Chapel, Compton Ave, London, United Kingdom + Share


12 All Saints Church Margaret Street
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One of the highest Gothic Victorian expressions. All Saints Church is an Anglican church which consists of two buildings, the rectory and the parish hall. Besides being a place for worship, the church is also famous for its musical tradition.

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