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Big Bus London Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Home to British royalty as well as some of the world’s best-known historical monuments attractions and landmarks London is a city with sightseeing opportunities aplenty. So hop aboard an open-top Big Bus to soak up the sights of the beloved English capital and discover its delights at your own pace. Two routes are included with your ticket: the Red Route which lasts for a full 2.5 hours and includes an onboard guide or the Blue Route which lasts for a full-loop duration of 3.5 hours with audio commentary. The Night Tour lasts 2.5 hours for a full-loop and features the most iconic locations in London
From GBP18.00
 
The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off
"Redeem your voucher ride around London aboard your spacious open-top double-decker bus and enjoy the flexibility to plan your day exactly how you like. Your London sightseeing ticket can be used on three tour routes — red yellow or blue — as well as the transport links: black green and purple. Tour routes are great options with entertaining commentary for all ages plus children’s activity packs.Your ticket also includes a hop-on hop-off Thames River cruise and three walking tours – all of which take place daily. See Itinerary for details.Tour – Red Route:Discover top city highlights in central London with full audio commentary throughout. Stay on board for the full lo or hop on and off at your leisure at any of these stops:Madam Tussauds
From GBP26.00
 
Private Tour: Sightseeing Walking Tour of London
"Your private guide will collect you from the lobby of your hotel. You can discuss the flexible itinerary before you set off. You will have the chance to see may famous locations around London.Watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony in front of B final resting place of kings queens poets and statesmen.Admire architectural details of the former Benedictine monastery including the stone cloisters Chapter House and Strong Room.Enjoy the views of Big Ben and the marvelous Houses of Parliament.Then walk up Whitehall
From GBP188.00

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Trafalgar Square

London’s foremost meeting point for social and political gatherings, Trafalgar Square takes its name from Horatio Nelson’s famous victory over Napoleon’s French and Spanish fleets at Cape Trafalgar in...
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EasyMalc
Nov 18, 2016

TRAFLAGAR SQUARE & NELSONS COLUMN

Its a nice place to stop for a breather on a busy sightseeing schedule. The square is surrounded by various art museums, including the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery and Admiralty...
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hevbell
Sep 20, 2016

Trafalgar Square

This world famous square is the London equivalent of Times Square in New York. In the middle is Nelson's column which commerates Admiral Nelsons victory at the battle of trafalgar. On the sides of the...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 10, 2016

A Homage to Horatio Nelson

Them British really love their victories over the french as there are a few monuments and squares in london dedicated to british victories in their never ending rivalry with the french before for...
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machomikemd
Aug 04, 2015

Trafalgar Square

The area was originally the courtyard of the Great Mews stabling, which served Whitehall Palace. In 1812 the architect John Nash started developing a new street that went from Charing Cross to...
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grayfo
May 08, 2015

The center of London at it's finest

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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jlanza29
Apr 03, 2015

Trafalgar Square - The 'Fourth Plinth'

Over the past few years, the so-called 'Fourth Plinth' in the north-west corner of Trafalgar Square has been used for the exhibition of new modern artworks, under the auspices of the Greater London...
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SallyM
Mar 29, 2015

Trafalgar Square

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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solopes
Oct 22, 2014

A Central London Landmark

When we first moved to London, I had no sense of direction in the city. I couldn't tell which side the river would be and could walk in circles for a long time just to find out what I was looking for...
cleocat
Feb 12, 2014

Eleanor’s Cross at Charing

On the death of his long time wife, Eleanor of Castile, at Harby in Nottinghamshire, close to the city of Lincoln, in 1290, King Edward I, commonly known as Edward Longshanks due to his tall statue...
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wabat
Oct 14, 2013

Centre of Empire – or least London

Where exactly is the centre of London and indeed is there any such thing? If one were the try and draw the limits of “London” on a map and somehow managed to establish a geographic centre today, by...
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wabat
Oct 14, 2013

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is the most famous square in London. Named in honour of the most famous naval figure in British history, the square is dominated by a large 44m column called Nelson's Column....
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Jul 21, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Trafalgar Square

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Nelson's Column

At the centre of Trafalgar square you will see Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base. Nelson's Column is a monument built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died...
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The National Gallery

I’d be the first to admit that visiting art galleries isn’t normally a top priority of mine when travelling, but that doesn’t mean to say that I haven’t any interest at all. Looking at works of art is...
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National Portrait Gallery

Located just around the corner from Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery, is the National Portrait Gallery. The gallery is arranged chronologically over 3 floors but the ground floor houses the...
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Admiralty Arch

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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Christmas Lights

The West End attracts tourists throughout the year but if you love shopping there’s no better time to visit than the period in the build-up to Christmas. This is when the main shopping area around...
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Benjamin Franklin House

In the heart of central London on a quiet side street off The Strand is a must-see for anyone interested in American history and Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. 36...
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N 5DN, UK

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