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  • 51. Aldwych and The Strand

    Italian immigrants built a considerably large community in London from the 19th century onward. Given the strong regional identities that have always dominated Italian culture, it is not surprising...

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  • 52. National Portrait Gallery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The National Portrait Gallery is a great stop if you're visiting Trafalgar Square, and definitely a nice gallery in London! My favorite art pieces are those of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist...

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  • 53. Museum of London

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Dedicated to the history of what is now the city of London, this is a relatively small museum and is divided into time periods, starting with prehistoric, the Roman occupation, and down through the...

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  • 54. Chelsea

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    I had seen a photo of this church and the statue of Sir Thomas More in a travel book and went to Chelsea to look for it. It is the church of Sir Thomas More (1478-1535). He lived in Chelsea from ca...

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  • 55. Aquarium

    The London Aqaurium is a great Place to go to get away from the hussle and bussle of London. Its especially good if you have children. There is lots of things to see and some talks on various animals....

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  • 56. Clink Prison Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Clink Museum combines history and the macabre in equal measure. It is is on the site of the original Clink Prison ("possibly the oldest mens prison and probably the oldest womens prison in...

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  • 57. Hampstead

    5 out of 5 stars

    (work in progress) There aren't too many places in London that you can swim in the open air, and the few open air swimming pools that still exist tend to be nestled in parts of suburbia not usually...

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  • 58. Royal and Ceremonial London

    Admiralty Arch is a landmark building which incorporates an archway providing road and pedestrian access between The Mall, which extends to the South-West, and Trafalgar Square to the North-East. As...

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  • 59. East End

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Open House London, which runs from 21 - 22 September, is a unique opportunity to explore and learn more about architecture and design in London. More than 800 buildings will open their doors across...

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  • 60. Musical London

    The Musical "We will rock you" is a mix between humour and the freedom to rock out! From begin until to end you are caught in a word of music, dance and love. Its better than each Movie and highly...

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  • 61. National Maritime Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Within an hour or two you will be able to uncover highlights such as the bloodstained (and surprisingly small) coat that Admiral Nelson was wearing when he died at the Battle of Trafalgar, exhibits on...

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  • 62. Transportation

    TUBE TALES - DEATH OF A SMOKER So want to light up down here? Think again silly boy! Or sill girl! What is the penalty? DEATH Not just death. DECAPITATION Now those of you who have met me know...

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  • 63. Harrod's

    After visting the museums in Kensington I always visit Harrods. It is only a 10 minutes' walk or so from the museums. Harrod is by far the world's most famous department store and the biggest store...

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  • 64. Tate Britain

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tate Britain exists since 1897 under the name of Tate Gallery and displays in 35 rooms a complete collection of British art from 1500 to present day, with painters as important for the UK as...

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  • 65. Millenium Bridge

    A foot bridge built to commemorate the new millennium opened in 2000 but had to be closed and re-worked due to a wobbly motion felt by people using it, a phenomenon scientifically known as...

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  • 66. Sherlock Holmes Museum

    Now this was a fun museum to visit! I had visited London so many times until I finally visited the Sherlock Holmes Museum. I had thought of it rather as a tourist attraction, but it isn´t, it is just...

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  • 67. Cabinet War Rooms

    The Churchill Museum is one of five branches of the Imperial War Museum which comprises of the War Cabinet rooms where the Government had their underground command centre during WWII. Work began under...

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  • 68. Theatres

    Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been playing in the West End for 62 years to date and is the longest running stage show ever. It attracts thousands of tourists and theatre goers yearly and is in...

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  • 69. Museums - General

    A very small museum but it's full of original material from the hospital dated back to 1740 and pages of medical books from the medical archives. You can easily view the whole of the museum in 2 hours...

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  • 70. Big Ben

    "Big Ben" and the Millenium Eye. This picture was taken from behind the House of Lords. . While reservations are still a good idea for the Millenium Eye, you can walk up more often than not -- unless...

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  • 71. Parks

    I spontaneously visited Thames Barrier Park on a recent trip to London (June 2014). A riverside park, opened in 2001, which looks out to the Thames Barrier. What I loved about the park is The Green...

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  • 72. Cemeteries

    At the beginning of the 19th century, spacious park-like cemeteries were established at the fringes of European cities, for hygienic reasons, due to lack of space and in the course of more dignified...

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  • 73. Windsor Castle

    The Queens next best castle, or perhaps even the best, is actually Windsor and very very recommended - excellent art gallery and Queen Marys doll house is amazing. Only 45 mins or so by train from...

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  • 74. Wellington Arch

    I often pass the Wellington Arch on the bus whenever I'm on my way to South Kensington from the West End. I have been meaning to visit and was able to do so on a recent London trip (April...

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  • 75. Changing of the Guard

    At Horse Guard's Parade watch the changing of the Guard at 11 am each morning (10 am Sunday) where you will have the chance to take some quality photographs of the Guards on their horses dressed in...

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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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