London – The City of Adventures

By on April 10, 2015

London one of the most stunning cities of the world has always been a center of attraction for the travelers all around the world. From palaces to latest shopping malls, classical theaters to lounges all these attractions are powerful enough to hold your attention and make you crazy for this ravishing city.

London has many attractions for the tourist and has several sightseeing places; all you have to do is to plan your schedule wisely, so you will not miss any beautiful places. The royal heritage of London is very rich and one should not miss a chance to know it closely. What else could be the best way to know it closely than to visit the historic monument of the land?

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Visiting Buckingham Palace is one of the most wonderful experiences here in London, “I delight in Buckingham palace” these are words from Queen Victoria, now you can understand the charm of the Buckingham Palace. The stunning structure of the palace was not the same as it appears today. Earlier it was a townhouse built by John Sheffield. At that time, it was known as Buckingham House. George III gifted Buckingham House to his wife Charlotte. George IV turned the Buckingham house to a lavish Buckingham Palace. John Nash, the architect rebuilt the design of Buckingham house and it became one of the most gorgeous buildings of London.

Big Ben

Big Ben

Imagine a view of London and the image of Big been will strike you. It is one of the most popular landmarks in the city. To view it in its full show one must visit it at night when all four sides of the clock are illuminated with light. The building is also known as palace of Westminster and the clock tower is also called St. Stephen’s tower.  Big Ben is not the clock but it is a massive bell placed inside the tower. The clock tower is not open for public visit.

British Museum

British Museum

If you are keen to view the artistic and scientific journey of England at a glance then a visit to British museum is a must for you. It is located at Bloomsbury area. The logo of British museum is “to illuminate the histories of cultures for the benefit of present and future generation”. It introduces you to world’s cultures and discoveries.

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral

If you praise architectural beauties then visit St. Paul’s cathedral, this adobe of God is one of the largest cathedral in Europe.  The present structure of the building is the work of Christopher Wren; he rebuilt the structure after the great fire of 1666. The rebuilt model of church looks like Greek cross with portico consisting of Corinthian column on entrance.

London Eye

London Eye

Your London view is incomplete without riding on London eye. The wheel is designed in a way that you can have 360-degree view when you are at the top of the wheel. Do not forget to capture this wonderful sight in your camera. It is a better idea to book your ticket online as it will save you a lot of time.

Tower of London

Tower of London

Start your treasure hunt from Tower of London, this mysterious place had been a witness of execution of three English queens! You can even enjoy ice-skating here also but this facility is available only from November to January.

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is one of the most iconic landmarks of London and is worth a visit. It is the heart of London. It plays host to national events, product launches and other important activities of the city.

Tate Modern

Tate Modern

Tate modern is a perfect combination of modern and ancient architecture. Situated at the bank of Thames, your London visit is incomplete without being at Britain’s national museum; here you can view work of contemporary and modern art.

Can you miss the chance of being at one of the most amazing museum of the world? If you are in London then there is no reason to miss the chance to visit natural history museum, once part of the British museum now it has a separate identity. Here you can view finest collection of natural history specimen

Victoria and Albert is one of the most popular museums worldwide. Here you can view the show of royalty. This museum is famous for its decorative art collection, sculptures, jewelry, carpets.

Your London touring is incomplete without visiting the house of parliament. It is one of the oldest representative assemblies of the world. It is situated at the palace of Westminster. The House of Lords and house of common are open only when parliament is in session. It is open for visitors during the month of August and September.

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