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Private Tour: Tate Britain and Tate Modern
"A boat trip down the Thames links the two Tates and provides a wonderful panorama of London from the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben to St. Paul's and the City of London. You alight on the South Bank for the Tate Modern the famous conversion of the Bankside Power Station (1957-60) which took place during the 1990's to house the 20 C. collection of Modern and Contemporary Art. Apart from the exciting modern collection of paintings sculptures and objects it enjoys from the top floor splendid views over the Thames towards St. Paul's to which it has been linked by the Millennium pedestrian bridge by Norman Foster. It also contains an imposing collection of modern European masterpieces from the beginning of the 20 C with great works by the Italian futurists like Boccioni or metaphysic French masterpieces in sculpture and paintings like Degas' Dancers
From EUR85.00
 
Private Tour of Harry Potter Locations in London
Meet your guide at Westminster tube station. You will then make your way to see the Ministry of Magic and filming locations used in the Harry Potter films. Would you like to see Leaky Cauldron pub and the Honeyduke's shop? You will take a double-decker bu"""Find out more facts about Harry Potter and see many secret locations used during the filming in London. You can see Ministry of Magic and the road where it was the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron pub and the shop is just like Honeyduke's. The tour will in Millennium Bridge and Tate Modern. And of course the most famous King’s Cross Station Platform 9¾ where you can find a lot of souvenirs from the Harry Potter movie."title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&2=Small-group+tour"""London
From GBP150.00
 
London Full Day Tour
"Your guide will meet you at your hotel or a designated central location. Walk in the footsteps of the rich and powerful. You'll be introduced to the personalities who ruled Great Britain from Edward the Confessor to Winston Churchill. You will be taken to see where they lived worked and played as well as where many are entombed today. Start by visiting one of the most well known landmarks in the world Big Ben and explore the political and social heart of London. Get your camera ready to take pictures of The Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Hear stories of treason Royal weddings and the political system.Then make your way through one of the most beautiful parks in central London- St James with its lake and wildlife to keep you entertained. Once you step out of the park you will see Buckingham Palace and St James Palace. Arrive in time for the impressive Changing of The Guard
From GBP240.00

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TATE MODERN

Situated in what was once the Bankside Power Station is the relatively new Tate Modern [opened in 2000] which was opened to house the modern art collection of the Tate Gallery [located further down...
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hevbell
Sep 23, 2016

Tate Modern Gallery

The Tate Modern was opened in 2000 in the former Bankside Power Station. It is the world famous museum for modern and contemporary art. There might be various opinions about the exhibition, but it is...
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HORSCHECK
Nov 17, 2015

An Old Home for New Art.

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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HackneyBird
May 25, 2014

Art in an old power station

Update April 2014: additional photo added The newer of the two Tate Galleries in London is Tate Modern, which is housed in a converted power station on Bankside. It displays the national collection of...
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toonsarah
Apr 14, 2014

Tate Modern

I left the Tate Modern underwhelmed. There's a number of reasons for this, some of them subjective. Firstly the Turbine Hall was closed for renovation. Pretty much every "wow" exhibit I've ever seen...
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antistar
Aug 01, 2013

The Tate Modern

The Tate Modern is the most popular modern art gallery in the world, receiving around 4 million visitors a year. As it is a modern gallery, exhibits will not be to all taste. For me, I found the works...
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Paul2001
Jul 21, 2013

Tate Modern.

Tate Modern is said to be the most popular modern art gallery in the world. I am not that into modern art, but I wanted to go there anyway, and didn´t regret it.Tate Modern is a very special gallery...
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Regina1965
Dec 30, 2012

Modern Chic

I’m pretty sure that to say the Tate Modern is a controversial, even polemical, gallery is not exactly a bad thing when referring to an institution that houses and displays contemporary art. Its...
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mikey_e
Dec 12, 2012

MOST VISITED GALLERY IN THE WORLD

The Tate Modern now occupies the old Bankside Power Station and has a formidable collection of British Art from the last five centuries. The power station closed in 1981 and was converted since then...
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davidjo
Dec 05, 2012

Tate Modern

The Tate Modern is housed in an old power station on the south bank of the Thames in central London. It doesn't sound like an appealing location, but strangely it actually is. The scale of the...
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zadunajska8
Jan 01, 2012

The Tate Modern Gallery At The Power Station

For quite a few years, the power station stood neglected on the river opposite St Paul's Cathedral. That was until the Tate Modern Gallery decided that it would make a stunning art gallery.The gallery...
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cheekymarieh
Apr 04, 2011

Tate Modern

Did you know this is the most visited modern art gallery in the world? and it is free!The Tate Modern is housed in the former Bankside Power Station and for me, as much as I love to wander around the...
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smirnofforiginal
Feb 07, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Tate Modern

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London Millennium Footbridge

Two days after the London Millennium Footbridge opened in June 2000 it was closed down due to a defect that made the bridge wobble from side to side - and it stayed closed for another two years. It...
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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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Southwark Bridge

Southwark Bridge is one of the many Bridges along the Thames River that connects the south bank (southwark district) to northbank of london. Although it is not well known as the other famous bridges...
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Blackfriars Bridge

If you’ve been following my walk along the Victoria Embankment on the northern bank of the Thames or the Queen’s Walk along the South Bank, then you will eventually come to Blackfriars Bridge. The...
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South Bank

If you are looking for a bit of culture then you can't go wrong along the south bank area of the Thames, particularly on either side of Waterloo Bridge. To the west is the Southbank complex which is...
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The Clink Prison Museum

Clink prison which now it has become a museum it’s build upon the original Clink prison and dates back to 1144.It stayed opened until 1780 and was owned by the Bishop of Winchester and it was next to...
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Getting to Tate Modern

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25 Sumner Street Bankside, London SE1 9TG

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 22:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 22:00

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