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  • 1. Tower of London

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Crown Jewels were originally kept in Westminster Abbey but after they were stolen in 1303 they were moved to the Tower of London. Although they were recovered, most of them didn’t survive Oliver...

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  • 2. London Eye

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Hy Virtual Tourist travellers, My wife and me were 2 hours there! There are a lot of things to do in London, please believe me, do not waste time there. Ok, panorama view is beautiful, but it does nto...

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  • 3. British Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    My first visit goes back to the early sixties so that I have seen on my successive visits a fantastic transformation from a somewhat dusty, old fashion, museum to the present outstanding museological...

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  • 4. Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

    Actually the Palace of Westminster; this is the meeting place for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords and is the second such building to sit on this site, although the original London...

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  • 5. Westminster Abbey

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Another must see.I was a bit disappointed that you can not take pictures inside but it was amazing to view all the old tombs of royality and the famous.There was a sermon/ceremony taking place as I...

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  • 6. St. Pauls Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Ok .... We were so eager to come and see this beautiful and magical building .... until we entered and were told it's 20 pounds to enter .... $30 US dollars .... ahhhh nooooooo .....we passed...

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  • 7. Madame Tussauds and Planetarium

    Last year I went to Madam Tussauds in London on 15th April 2014 And I have to say, it was really expensive for just the things you see… I saw the price but I thought: ‘it’s definitely worth it! Well…...

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  • 8. Buckingham Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    At 10.45 am starts on the parade ground of Wellington Barracks the formation of the new guard and the inspection of the Guardsmen. This was done by a little man; as he wore a normal cap, not a...

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  • 9. Portobello Road and Notting Hill

    With all the fame and the ensuing tourists, its amazing how Notting Hill didn't turn into a full-blown tourist trap (You know what I mean if you have been to Prague). Although it is not hard to find...

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  • 10. Piccadilly

    4 out of 5 stars

    We headed off to Piccadilly Circus. I was so looking forward to the carnival rides, the animals! Oh what a fool I am There is no lions and tigers, not even a carnival ride at the Piccadilly Circus....

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  • 11. Hyde Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Hyde Park is one of eight roal parks in the city of London. In the park the following attractions are located: -Speakers'€™ Corner -Serpentine Lake -The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial...

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  • 12. Trafalgar Square

    4 out of 5 stars

    The center of London is a well known meeting place for both locals, travelers, and tourist .... people gather here at all times of the day and night ... flanked by the Canadian Embassy to the west the...

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  • 13. Camden Town, Lock and Market

    A visit to Camden Town is a must if you want to see an alternative side of London and maybe buy an unusual bargain. I took the tube to Camden Town and walked up Camden High Street past its unique and...

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  • 14. Tower Bridge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tower Bridge is one of London's best known landmarks for more than 100 years. The middle of the bridge can be raised to allow the boats to pass, what nowadays happens less than once a day. From the...

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  • 15. Covent Garden

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Everybody loves Covent Garden. I can sit for hours at one of the restaurants at the market and listen to the music and watch the people. The Covent Garden and Soho areas, which are right next to each...

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  • 16. Natural History Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Natural History Museum is vast museum. It is divided in the following zones: -Blue Zone; Dinosaurs and the blue whale -Green Zone; Earth’s ecology -Red Zone; Planet Earth -Orange Zone; The Darwin...

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  • 17. Tate Modern

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Tate Modern opened to the public in May 2002 in what was once the Bankside Power Station which stands on the south bank of the Thames on the former site of Great Pike Gardens, which supplied fish...

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  • 18. Markets and Street Life

    The East Street Market is VT-member Benazer´s local market as it is close to his home. Az showed me around this market on several occasions and I have visited it on many occasions since as I stock up...

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  • 19. Soho and the West End

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Soho is synonymously known for its entertainment district especially for its sex shops/industry venues, night life and film industry. The area has undergone a big transformation since the 1980s. Today...

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  • 20. Kensington and Knightsbridge

    Joseph Aloysius Hansom (1805-1882) once lived at number 27, Sumner Place, South Kensington. He was an architect, mainly in the Gothic Revivalist style, the founder of an architectural publication, but...

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  • 21. Royal Botanic Gardens - Kew Gardens

    That was an excellent experience, I'm a fan of flowers and gardens. It's a perfect moment to be with nature and learn to love their existence, and I'm very interested and amazed with the landscaping...

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  • 22. Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Some 200 metres from the site of the original Globe Theatre stands Shakespeare's New Globe, the reconstruction of which was initiated by American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, who formed the...

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  • 23. Chinatown

    4 out of 5 stars

    There are many restaurants ad businesses, but in addition there are also various other East Asian businesses to experience too. It is always busy and it has a long history of being the home and a...

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  • 24. River Thames

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Founded in 1798 by Patrick Colquhoun and Jon Harriot, the Marine Police Force was the first fully organised police force in England, preceding the London Police by 31 years. The Marine Police Force...

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  • 25. Gherkin - 30 St. Mary Axe

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Where the Baltic Exchange used to be, the amazing Gherkin has taken its place in May 2004. This new London landmark is with its 180 meters height one of the tallest London buildings. From the top...

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  • HackneyBird's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2014 at 11:08 PM

    There is a St George's Festival being held at the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens today starting at midday. Attractions include archery and falconry displays, a fire-breathing dragon, a medieval knights battle, Morris dancers, and Punch and Judy show. For more information go to www.vauxhalltrust.co.uk

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Jan 5, 2014 at 9:29 AM

    This may be of interest to anyone planning a visit to London in 2014 - a list of ten forthcoming art exhibitions:
    londonist.com/2013/12/10-art...

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