Exciting Places To See In London in 2016

By on June 1, 2016

London, the capital of England is set along the famous River Thames and is been named as the best 21st century century in the whole world. There are many places one can explore in and around London, the following are the ones that everyone who has a trip to visit in London.

The British Museum

The British Museum

A visit to the famous British Museum in London can take anyone back in terms of time. More than 8 million works are treasured in this museum. The works that portray the culture, art and the history of London are kept for public view in this place. The museum is situated very nearby to the Bloomsbury area and it has been ranked the top along the largest museums in London that has made its existence for many years. One can also find a variety of antiquities, drawings, prints, medals, coins and ethnography in this beautiful museum in London. The top portion of the museum has been covered with a glass proof roof and it has an indoor courtyard with a circular reading room for the visitors who visit the museum during the working hours. The museum can easily be reached by taking any kind of public transport as the roads to reach the museum has been well maintained by the authorities in London.

The National Gallery

The National Gallery

The National Museum that is located in Trafalgar Square is one among the major landmark in Central London that captivates many number of art patrons with them. This place came to life few years back with the procurement of more than 38 pictures of the British Government that were under the ownership of a famous banker in London. This place is a home for many renowned works like the Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait, Turner’s Fighting Temeraire, Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Velazquez’s Rokeby Venus. The works in this gallery are arranged chronologically and entry to this gallery is completely free. The National Gallery is well connected with buses and local trains.

Albert and Victoria Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

This place is a perfect treat for every art patron in this world. The Albert and Victoria Museum is located in an area named as Albertopolis in the district of Chelsea. The museum houses the most finest collectibles that are centred upon various decorative design and art forms. This place was first named as the famous South Kensington Museum way back in the year 1857. Later on, the present name to this museum was conferred in the year 1899. The museum is located in an area that measures about 12.5 acres with more than 145 galleries in them. Many Hollywood films have been shot in this museum. Hugo, Soldier Spy, Tinker
Trailor are some of them.

The London Eye

The London Eye

The London Eye provides the most breathtaking bird’s eye view of the London city. The visitors are said to be seated in an air-conditioned capsule that are well powered with electric motors. The view from the top has been named as the London Eye by the visitors who keep on visiting this place in London.

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