пятница, 13 декабря 2013 г.

Top Places to Visit and See in London

London is considered to be one of the most popular world's travel destinations. This city has everything that is necessary for a tourist – numerous parks, cafes, shops, museums, cultural attractions, palaces, etc. London is a beautiful city that combines modernity and antiquity in a single whole. There are many interesting places to visit in London. Today, we are going to tell readers about the most popular ones.

The Tower of London

It is one of the oldest and most popular London attractions. The castle is situated on the bank of the River Thames near the Tower bridge. Today, the Tower of London is a museum, so every London traveler can visit it.

The Tower Bridge

The Tower Bridge is a symbol of London. It is located near the Tower of London and connects two banks of the River Thames. The Tower Bridge was opened in 1894. The galleries of the bridge are used as a museum, where visitors can learn the history of building the most popular bridges of the world.

Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly is a popular square located in the central part of London. Traveling around London and England tourists often prefer to visit this wonderful place. Piccadilly square was built in 1819 and intended to connect Regents and Piccadilly streets.

Trafalgar Square

Traveling around London don't forget to visit Trafalgar Square. The square is situated in the city center. There are a lot of interesting places to visit and see on Trafalgar Square. Nelson's Column is situated in the center of the square. There are also National gallery, Saint Martin Church and embassies on Trafalgar Square. This place is one of the most famous attractions in London.

Big Ben

Big Ben is another interesting place to see in London. This attraction is located near the parliament. Big Ben is considered to be one of the most popular symbols of London and Great Britain. The tower was built in 1858 and watches began to work in 1859.

Westminster Palace

Westminster Palace is the building of English parliament that is situated on the bank of the River Thames near Big Ben. The palace was a British royal residence till 1529. The palace is open for London travelers and includes 120 buildings.

London Eye

London eye is one of the biggest Ferris wheels in the world. This attraction is located in the city center opposite to Big Ben and the parliament. London eye is one of top places to visit and see in the city. The height of the Ferris wheel is 135 meters. London eye provides travelers with beautiful views. By the help of this attraction London tourists have an opportunity to take a look at the city.

London Aquarium

London Aquarium is one of the biggest aquariums of the world. London Aquarium consists of two huge vessels (Atlantic and Pacific). Here, guests can watch the inhabitants of the aquarium, enjoy scuba diving, touch a ray and listen interesting lectures about the underwater world. According to opinions of tourists London Aquarium is one of the best places to visit in London.