Attractions

Attractions LondonLondon is for sure one of the best, and most exciting cities in the world. It always brings surprises, it is romantic, it is modern and old-fashioned at the same time, impressing and colorful. And, even though most people say that it rain all the time, it really does not.

London is a giant city with lots of inhabitants, and besides all the people living here, you have millions of tourists coming throughout the entire year. In some parts of town it is almost too crowded, and from the famous red buses people jump on and off on the most strange locations.

Whenever you go to London, you will for sure get to enjoy yourself. If you plan to see all the most important attractions, plan to spend several days in London. With all the museums, attractions, parks and activities in London, a life is too short to see and experience it all. But, you can at least try! Good luck!

Attractions in London

Big Ben

Big Ben is the famous clock-tower of London. Big Ben has in fact turned into a symbol of London, just like the Eiffel Tower is a symbol of Paris. You can find it on postcards, paintings and on the front page of London books, and that is not a coincidence. It is beautiful, and in...

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is on the World Heritage Site list of UNESCO. There has been a building on the spot since 1045, but they destroyed that building in 1245 and on the same spot Henrik III raised this impressing church, which is one of the most seen attractions in London. Westminster Abbey is located near the...

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Parliament

The British Parliament, also known as the "Palace of Westminster", gives home to the upper- and the lower house. This is one of the largest Parliament buildings in the entire world, consisting of more than 1200 rooms. The original building unfortunately burned down, but one part of it remained (originally from 1097), which today is...

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Downing Street 10

You might ask "What is so special about Downing Street 10?" For any Brit this is a part of the basic knowledge, as that is the address of where the English Prime Minister lives. Since 1735 this has been the official address of the Prime Minister of England. It is easy to walk by Downing...

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is one of the most important things to see while in London. For the citizens of London this is a typical place to meet up before going out for a snack, a cup of coffee or maybe before a cultural event. In the middle of the square you can find the Nelson column,...

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Tower of London

More than two million people come to visit the Tower of London every single year. Since 1303 they are guarding the Crown Jewels here, and in different rooms visitors can see different exhibitions, furnished rooms and somehow fly back in time to see what life was like back then. The Tower has has a lot...

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St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral is the fifth largest church in Europe, and it has several similarities to St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. There has been a church building at the current spot for centuries, but the Cathedral as we see it today was based on the drawings of Sir Christopher Wren who led the work between...

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The monument

The monument, also known as "Monument to the Great Fire of London", has been raised in remembrance of the big fire destroying most of London in 1666. The fire which started not far from the monument in a bakery lasted for three days and was unstoppable. The monument was raised between 1671 and 1677, based...

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace has since 1837 been the home of the Royal family of England. It is possible to see the chance of guards here every day at 11.30 during the summer months. During the rest of the year you can see it as well, every second day at 11.30. The palace was built in classicist...

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London Parks

Amazing London with amazing buildings and even greater parks. If you have already been to London, you have for sure noticed all the nice parks and green areas in the middle of the city. These are some relaxing spots in a busy life, and it is not strange that both locals and foreigners long for...

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London Bridges

One of the things that make London as beautiful as it is, is the river Thames. The river almost has the same effect on the city, as the Danube has on Budapest. Without it, it would be kind of very boring! As you walk along Thames you will not only notice the beauty of the...

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Marble Arch

Marble Arch is located near Speakers Corner (which is in Hyde Park), on the western side of Oxford Street. It is an arch made of white marble, inspired by the traditional Roman arches. It was constructed in 1828, based on the drawings of John Nash. It has been standing on its current spot since 1851,...

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Piccadally Circus

Picadilly Circus has since 1819 been one of the most colorful square in London. This is the center of West End, with a lot of traffic coming from the five roads leading to the square itself. On the square you can find a fountain, and around the square you can find those big neon commercials...

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