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British Museum, Assyrian treasures, Egyptian mummies, the Rosetta Stone, sculptures from the Parthenon, the Portland Vase, Hoa Hakananai’a from Easter Island. The Great Court, opened in 2000, the largest covered square in Europe. The Reading Room restored to former glory.
Tower of London, begun in 1078 by William the Conqueror, constructed over several centuries, home of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
Madame Tussauds, a famous wax museum in London.
Victoria and Albert Museum, the world’s largest museum of decorative art.
National Gallery, houses a rich collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. Uccello, Piero della Francesca, Van Eyck, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Gainsborough, Holbein, Raphael…
Covent Garden, famous for its shops, street performers, bars, restaurants, theatres and the Royal Opera House.
London Eye, the Millennium Wheel, the largest Ferris wheel in Europe (135 metres).
Piccadilly Circus, a famous road junction and public space of London’s West End.
St Paul’s Cathedral, used for the marriage of Charles, Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer.
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, stages plays every summer.
Westminster Abbey, since the coronations in 1066 of William the Conqueror, coronations of English and British monarchs were held in the Abbey.
Buckingham Palace, residence to Queen Elizabeth II, opened to the public.
Tate Britain, on Millbank, houses a substantial collection of the works of J.M.W. Turner and Tate Modern, in Bankside, works of international modern and contemporary art dating from 1900 onwards.
Big Ben, the Clock Tower is the name of the famous tower of Parliament more popularly known as Big Ben.
Hyde Park, at over 350 acres, it is one of the largest green spaces in Central London. famous for its Speakers’ Corner.
Harrods, a luxury department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, the seasonal Christmas department and the Food Hall, are world famous.
The Palace of Westminster, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square (one of the most famous squares in the United Kingdom and the world), Saint James’Park (the oldest of the Royal Parks of London), Science Museum, Natural History Museum, Candem Markets (open-air and indoor markets near the Hampstead Road Lock of the Regent’s Canal), Oxford Street (London’s busiest street, 548 shops, Selfridges, Debenhams and the other big department stores)…
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