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  • 1. Tower of London

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Building work for Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress was started by William the Conqueror in 1078 but the Tower has been extended and strengthened many times by succeeding monarchs. It has been a...

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  • 2. London Eye

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    This giant Ferris wheel is the tallest in Europe offering unrivalled views of London. It was built at a cost of £70,000,000 and opened on 31st December 1999. The wheel itself is 120 metres in diameter...

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  • 3. British Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The collection is extensive and includes artefacts from all corners of the world. I particularly liked the section from South East Asia and the Indian subcontinent. The range from middle east and...

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  • 4. St. Pauls Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The two best known churches in London have to be Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s Cathedral, so if you only have time to visit one, which one should you choose? It’s a long time since I’ve been to...

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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. 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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  • 7. Buckingham Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I've only visited the gardens so I don't know anything about the palace itself. However, I enjoyed my time in those beautiful gardens and if you have the chance, you should go there. I've heard that...

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  • 8. 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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  • 9. Trafalgar Square

    4 out of 5 stars

    The heart of London, Trafalgar square is a wide and harmonious square, where everybody meets, to make a short brake, and prepare the next stage, under Nelson's supervision from the top of his column....

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  • 10. Madame Tussauds and Planetarium

    Realmente impresionante todas las figuras de cera que existen en el museo, ademas te puedes tomar foto con la familia Real, hay que comprar el boleto con anticipacion porque la entrada es con horarios...

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  • 11. Hyde Park

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    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. 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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  • 13. Covent Garden

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    The Christmas lights are already up and everywhere in London including Covent Garden. The decorations in the market are simple but effective with a giant 22 feet silver reindeer on one side of the...

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  • 14. Camden Town, Lock and Market

    When visiting the town of Camden in the North-West of London, you cannot miss the lock in the Regent's canal. The lock is the only twin-lock remaining on the canal and it was constructed between 1818...

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  • 15. 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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  • 16. 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. Natural History Museum

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    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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  • 19. Markets and Street Life

    Portobello market its one of the most famous markets in London and attracts a lot of tourists as it has got several markets all blend into one. You have the antiques and bric- a-brac, fruit and...

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  • 20. Soho and the West End

    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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. 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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  • 23. Kensington and Knightsbridge

    A large and beautiful Roman Catholic church in west London. It was built as recently as 1884 and until Westminster Cathedral was built, was the largest Catholic church in London. The church is Church...

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  • 24. Tower Bridge

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    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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  • 25. Leicester Square

    4 out of 5 stars

    Leicester Square is where Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester, had, in the 1635, built Leicester House and the field (later called square) which were met with controversy and a fight as it was deemed...

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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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