10 Things You Must See When Travelling to London
London, the largest metropolitan area and the largest urban zone in the whole European Union, is the capital of England. So in London there are several attractions. Don’t miss these 10 places while traveling to London.
The Tower of London is the most attraction for an important reason. Historically it was constructed by William I (William the Conqueror) in 1066 for controlling both new subjects in London and depriving access to England from the Thames by his enemies.
Buckingham Palace, mainly a townhouse owned by the Dukes of Buckingham, is the principal home of the British Monarchy. This palace is likely wrapped by black, ornate, wrought iron fences and gates designed with gilded, royal medallions. Especially tourists are excited to see the changing of the Guard ceremonies that happened in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace.
Cabinet War Rooms is important for the World War II. These rooms were the rooms for making many crucial decisions regarding the war strategies for campaigns in Europe and Northern Africa. The Map room and the Cabinet Room were the main point in these rooms. And typically these rooms were very preserved in that time.
Houses of Parliament and Big Ben is the most striking sights at Westminster in London. It is the Houses of Lords and Commons, Parliament where national laws made in the United Kingdom. The most famous symbols of the London and the United Kingdom i.e. the famous clock is at the end of Parliament houses. You need to take some time enjoying such delightful architecture.
Tate Britain is, situated Follow Millbank south from Parliament, an art museum of collection of British art from the sixteenth century to now a days. Many famous works like the works by Bacon, Blake, Constable, Gainsborough, Hockney and Turner are presented here.
Covent Garden is situated in Leicester Square, is well known for its shops and restaurants etc. To the tourist it is the most fun, and a nice place. There are some treasures that you won’t find elsewhere in London for buying purpose. For being the name of Covent Garden there is a good story known as “My Fair Lady”.
The Temple is an area of London’s “Inns of Court” architect by walk featuring historic architecture. To many the Temple Church is known as a round church built in 1185. It is most famous from its crucial role in the recent novel “The Da Vinci Code”.
The London Eye was made as part of the UK’s Millennium Celebration. And now it is one of the most popular attractions in London. It is largest observation wheel in the world as well as with maximum visibility. The ride in it takes a slow, elegant thirty-minute rise, approximately 450 feet into the air, providing fantastic views of London by day and spectacular views by night.
The Imperial War Museum gave the United Kingdom’s history in World wars I and II.
Oxford Street is historically London’s main shopping street. You can buy many goods as your needs.
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