What About London & Some Highlights

What About London & Some Highlights

London was founded by Romans and was named LONDINIUM, which later was changed to LONDON. London is a leading global city which strengths in arts, science, fashion, research and development, and tourism. London has a diverse range of cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken within Greater London. London has the world largest airport system according to the passenger traffic, and fifth or sixth largest metropolitan area.

London contains four world heritage sites, many famous landmarks, cultural events, museums, sports events and libraries.

Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew - It has one of the largest collections of living plants. It has great glasshouses which contain numerous varieties of plants which plant lovers love to discover. It also consist an exotic rain forest and one can travel through 10 different climate zones in the Princes of Whales Conservatory.

Madame Tussauds – It is the infamous wax museum. It consists of very beautiful and life size wax sculptures of most famous people on earth. One can get their pictures clicked with famous celebrities, The Royal Family of England, political personalities, and many sculptures from history. Standard ticket for a child is for £ 18 and ticket for adult is for £ 21.

Natural History Museum - This museum displays the dinosaurs and most famous Diplodocus skeleton. Apart from this the history museum is a home to the modern blue whale and a spectacular central hall. There is free entry to the museum but there are charges for special exhibitions. Visiting timings are from 10:00 – 17:50 pm. Keeps closed o from 24 – 26 Dec.

Tower of London - Tower of London has a bad reputation for its walls have witnessed some of the most notable tortures and death, but it still remains one of the most visited spots of London. It also consists of London’s first zoo. One can also witness the priceless crown jewels and the history of royal palace. Those tourists into spook and scare can defiantly pay a visit.

Westminster Abbey - It is one of the most notable religious buildings of United Kingdom and is a traditional place of coronation and also a burial site for British monarchs. This is the place for Royal weddings of Palace. Every year this Abbey is visited by a million of visitors. People from all over the world come here to visit this 700 year old building. The tour is narrated by an English actor and audio guests are available for free.

Big Ben - Tourist don’t leave London without visiting Big Ben. It is the most famous clock tower of the Houses of Parliament. It is also called Elizabeth Tower named after the Queen. The great bell inside the tower is named Big Ben, technically. It looks spectacular at night when all four clock faces are illuminated. The Elizabeth tower is not open to general public but UK residents can arrange one by writing a letter to their MP.

Apart for these attractions tourists can visit other highlights like St. Margret’s Church, Old Royal Naval College, Queen’s House, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park, Houses of Parliament and many more.

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