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Best Places to see in London

The lively capital city of the United Kingdom, London is a unique blend of ethnicities, nationalities, languages and religions. London owes the credit of being second most popular tourist places worldwide, first being the Paris. The city attracts millions of tourists annually.

The best feature of the city, attracting large number of visitors is its rich cultural heritage. All different districts of the city reflect its own exclusive spirit. Each district of the city depicts its own distinct face of legacy in the form of palaces, cathedrals, castles, museums, museums, markets etc. Following are few of the most characteristic spectacles to explore in London:

British Museum:

This is one of the best places to visit at Bloomsbury in London. This one holds the importance of being the world’s great museums which exhibits the works of man from prehistoric to modern times from around the world Its the must visit place for any museum aficionado.

Few of the main attractions associated with the place are the Rosetta stone, a fine collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt, Parthenon sculptures, exhibits on the Roman Civilization and prehistoric/ Roman Britain and the Portland Vase.

One can enjoy the visit to British Museum, free of cost except few special exhibitions. Daily timings are 10.00 - 17.30 except for Thursdays and Fridays until 20.30.

Tower of London:

The Tower is one of London’s most admired attractions among locals as well the tourists. The firm ninety feet high tower interprets London’s historical heritage, medieval armor and Crown Jewels, and offers more medieval armor than you can see anywhere else

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This unique tower alone has served as a residence, prison, castle, armory and mint in ancient history.

Tate Modern:

Another important tourist place of London is Tate Modern, located at the banks of the Thames. This one is the national museum of London which exhibits modern and contemporary art from all over the world.

London Eye:

London Eye is among the most modern tourist attractions of London as was built as a part of United Kingdom’s Millennium celebration. This is collection of observation pods or cars on a wheel offering magical and entertaining way to experience London.

The observation pods or cars are equipped with comfortable passenger compartments with a capacity of 25 each. It takes passenger to the height of 450 feet in the air for exceptional views of the city during day and night both. Ride on London Eye provides the thrilling and unforgettable experience to explore London from new perspective.

Madame Tassaud's:

Madame Tassaud's is one of the greatest places to admire the human creativity as the place in houses the wax figures of celebrities from different areas say Sports, Politics, Hollywood, Bollywood, Pop Music etc.

London's National Gallery:

London's National Gallery flaunts the Western European painting ranging from 1250-1900. The gallery exhibits the exclusive creations by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh.

London’s Street Market:

Few of the important markets of London include The Portobello Road Market, one of London’s famous outdoor flea markets, the Camden Stables, Camden Lock, Camden Canal, Camden Buck Street, Inverness Street and the main street in Camden markets, Spitalfields, Petticoat lane etc.