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    • LONDON GUIDED VISIT
    • Westminster Abbey Westminster Palace It is a large, gothic church, in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English monarchs of the Commonwealth Realms, which are the countries that have historical bows with the United Kingdom. Also known as the Houses of Parliament. It is the place where the senators and deputies meet. The palace lies on the north bank of the River Thames in the London borough of the City of Westminster
    • Buckingham Palace St Paul’s Cathedral It is the official London residence of the British monarch. It is located in the City of Westminster. It was built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 and acquired by George III in 1761 as a private residence, known as "The Queen's House". It was enlarged over the next 75 years. The place is a major tourist attraction. St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral and it is the seat of the Bishop of London. The present building dates from the 17th century and is reckoned to be London's fifth St Paul's Cathedral, because of the number of reconstructions. The cathedral is one of London's most visited sites.
    • Tower Bridge Tower of London It is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, England, over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, which gives it its name. It has become an iconic symbol of London. The bridge consists of two towers which are tied together at the upper level by means of two horizontal walkways. It is situated on the north bank of the River Thames. The tower's primary function was a fortress, a royal palace, and a prison. The tower complex of several buildings set within two concentric rings of walls and a moat. The Crown Jewels have been kept at the Tower since 1303, after they were stolen from Westminster Abbey.
    • The British Museum National Gallery of Art The National Gallery in London, founded in 1824, houses a rich collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. It is situated on Trafalgar Square. The present building was designed by William Wilkins. Only the façade remains essentially unchanged from this time. The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture situated in London. Its collections, which number more than seven million objects, illustrate the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. The museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759.
    • Piccadilly Circus Camden Town Piccadilly Circus is a famous road junction and public space in the City of Westminster, built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The Circus is particularly known for its video display and neon signs mounted on the corner building on the northern side. Camden Town is a district located in North London. It is well-known for its markets. The markets are a major tourist attraction at weekends, selling goods of all types including fashion, lifestyle, books, food, junk/antiques and more bizarre items.
    • Madame Tussauds London Eye It is a famous wax museum in London. It was set up by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. It possesses the biggest collection of figures of celebrities. The headquarters of the museum is in London, but there also are establishments in New York, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, Berlin and Victory. The London Eye (also known as the Millennium Wheel) is the biggest Ferris wheel in Europe, and has become the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, visited by over three million people in one year. The London Eye is located at the western end of Jubilee Gardens, on the South Bank of the River Thames.
    • Hyde Park Notting Hill Hyde Park is one of the biggest parks in the city centre of London and it’s famous because of the Speakers' Corner which is a place where you can speak to the public. The park is divided in two by the Serpentine. The park is next to Kensington Gardens; sometimes people think that is a part of Hyde Park, but Kensington Gardens has been separated since 1728. It is on the west of London near Hyde Park. It’s situated in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Despite it has lots of second hand music shops and some excluded areas Notting Hill is a cosmopolitan district very well-known because of his annual Notting Hill Carnival which is celebrated in August. Nothing Hill is also known because of the Portobello’s Market, which is a very tourist place. It’s celebrated each Saturday.
    • Harrods Oxford Street The shopping centre Harrods is a big department store situated in Brompton Road, in the centre of London. This department store is like walking through a museum, where each area has a different and spectacular decoration. You can go there only for a walk or to take photos and even if you are not buying anything, shop assistants will be very nice with you. It is the biggest business road in Europe, situated in the area of Westminster. It has more than 300 shops. Oxford Street is the main business road in the centre of London, but it’s not the most expensive place of fashion. Most British people and production line consider the Oxford Street Branch like their flagship and it’s used as a main shop to celebrate promotions.
    • Food The most famous salted dishes in England are Roast Beef, Yorkshire pudding (it’s a puff pastry) very popular whit sausages called toad in the hole and the meat and vegetables pie. The most famous sweet dishes are the Apple Pie, the summer pudding (it’s a berry pudding with cream) and Crumbles (fruits covered whit flour, butter and sugar, all baked). People drink beer like Ale, Sidra or Earl Grey which is a very popular Tea.