Old Royal Observatory
St. Paul cathedral
Parlament & Big Ben
Tower of London
ParishastheEiffel Tower, New York theEmpireState, and now London
hastheLondon Eye- an extraordinary symbol for an extraordinary city. The
world'slargest observation wheel offersaspectacular way to takein over 55 of
London'smost famouslandmarksin just 30 minutes! Combineyour flight on
theEyewith a40 minutecircular cruiseon theThames.
Thegiant observation wheel hasbecomeaLondon icon sinceitsopening
on theSouth Bank in 2000. Designed by MarksBarfield, theLondon Eye(aka
theMillennium Wheel) offersstunning viewsacrossSE1 and therest of the
Tel.: 0870 5000600
TheBritish Museum in London, England isamuseum of human
history and culture. Itscollections, which number morethan 13 million
objects, areamongst thelargest and most comprehensivein theworld and
originatefrom all continents, illustrating and documenting thestory of
human culturefrom itsbeginning to thepresent.
TheBritish Museum wasestablished in 1753, largely based on the
collectionsof thephysician and scientist Sir HansSloane. Themuseum
first opened to thepublic on 15 January 1759 in Montagu Housein
Great Russell Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 7580 1788
Dinosaurs, volcanoes, preciousgems, creepy crawlies- asavisitor to
TheNatural History Museum you will beamazed by thediversity of our
TheNatural History Museum ishometo thenation'sfinest
collectionsof natural history specimensand isoneof theUK'stop visitor
attractions. TheMuseum'scollection now runsto 70 million plants,
animals, fungi, bacteria, fossils, rocksand minerals- many of which are
displayed through itsfascinating exhibitionsand morethan you could ever
Tel:+44 (0) 20 7942 5000
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TheScienceMuseum coversall aspectsof scienceand technology.
Aviation exhibitsfeaturein theaeronautical gallery 'Flight', and thenew
'Making of theModern World' display. 'Flight' featuressomeaircraft of
major historical importance, such asthefirst British powered arcraft to fly,
thefirst aircraft to fly theAtlantic non-stop and thefirst British jet aircraft.
The'Making of theModern World' showstechnology in everyday life, with
aLockheed 10 suspended aboveit. Elsewhere, the'Exploration of Space'
gallery includestheApollo 10 command module.
Tel: +44 (0) 870 870 4868
From Monday to Friday
10.00am - 5.00pm
Wherecan you seeceramics, furniture, fashion, glass, jewellery,
metalwork, photographs, sculpture, textilesand paintings?Whereelsebut
theV&A, thegreatest museum of art and design, and hometo 3000 years'
worth of amazing artefactsfrom many of theworld'srichest cultures.
Highlightsincludethebreathtaking Cast Courts, thenational collection of
paintingsby Constable, thelargest collection of Italian Renaissance
sculptureoutsideItaly and thestunning British Galleries, illustrating the
history of Britain through thecountry'sart and design.
10.00am- 5.00pm Dilay
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 2000
Themuseum illustratesand recordsall aspectsof theTwo World
Warsand other military operationsinvolving Britain and the
Commonwealth since1914. TheMuseum hasavast collectionsof exhibits
and employsall thelatest technology to makeitsexhibitsappealing to the
Tel:020 7416 5000
10.00am - 6.00pm Dilay
Art gallery housing acollection of portraitsof historically important
and famousBritish people. It wasthefirst portrait gallery in theworld
when it opened in 1856. Thegallery moved in 1896 to itscurrent siteat St
Martin'sPlace, off Trafalgar Square, and adjoining theNational Gallery.
10am - 6pm Dilay
Thursday and Friday until 9pm
Tel:020 7312 2463
TheQueen'sGallery at Buckingham Palaceisapermanent space
dedicated to changing exhibitionsof itemsfrom theRoyal Collection, the
wide-ranging collection of art and treasuresheld in trust by TheQueen for
theNation. Constructed forty yearsago on thewest front of Buckingham
Palaceout of thebomb-damaged ruinsof theformer privatechapel, the
Gallery hasrecently been redeveloped. It wasreopened by TheQueen on
21 May 2002 and isnow open to thepublic on adaily basis.
From Monday to Sunday
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7766 7301
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Established asideshow of waxworksof famouscontemporary and
historical figures. To someastonishingly lifelikesculptures, therearealso a
number of interactiveattractions: you can scoreawinning goal for
England under thewatchful eyeof David Beckham, giveaspeech at the
UN flanked by world leaders, or sing and danceon stagewith Beyonce,
Britney and Kylie. If that'snot terrifying enough there'salwaysthe
incredibly popular and gorgeously gory Chamber of Horrors.
Tel.: + 44(870) 400 3000
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9.30am – 5.30pm Dilay
Tate Modern, opened in 2000, is Britain's national museum of modern art.
Housed in the former Bankside Power Station, Tate Modern is a
spectacular setting for displaying the Tate's collection of international
modern art from 1900 to the present day, including major works by
Bacon, Dalí, Picasso, Matisse, Rothko and Warhol as well as recent work
by artists such as Steve McQueen, Rebecca Horn and Gillian Wearing.
There is also an extensive range of special exhibitions and a programme of
events throughout the year.
Bankside SE1 9TG
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7887 8000
TheGreenwich Meridian Line, Longitude0°, isthecentreof world
time, defined by atransit instrument and lineacrosstheObservatory
courtyard. It attractsvisitorsfrom around theglobeto stand thelinethat
dividesEast and West. You can seethe17th century roomsoccupied by the
first Astronomer Royal, theobservation room with itsearly Tompion
clocksand displayson thedevelopment of improved navigation at seathat
led to Britain’sleadership in world exploration and trade for centuries.
SE10 9NF SE10 9NF
Tel: +44(0) 20 7010 4500
10.00am - 5.00pm Dilay
TheRegent'sPark covers166 hectaresand includesstunning rose
gardenswith morethan 30,000 rosesof 400 varieties. ThePark has
excellent sportsfacilitiesand with nearly 100 acresavailableisthelargest
outdoor sportsareain Central London. It offersawidevariety of activities.
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7486 7905
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Hyde Park is one of the Royal Parks of London and one of the
biggest in the city. The park is divided by a lake - the
Serpentine. It covers 350 acres. There is a famous Speakers'
Corner and it is a traditional place for mass demonstrations.
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7262 5484
St Paul'sin theCity of London isaRenaissancemasterpiece, built by
thefamousarchitect Sir Christopher Wren to replacethechurch destroyed
in theGreat Fireof London in 1666. St Paul'salso standsat theheart of
oneof therichest concentrationsof historic churchesin theworld.
from Monday to Saturday
8.30am - 4.00pm (last admission)
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7236 8348
Camden Market isthelargest street market in theUK that attracts
around 100,000 visitorsevery weekend. Therearevariousmarketslocated
in Camden Town, which arecollectively known asCamden Market; these
areCamden Lock Market, Camden Canal Market, InvernessStreet Market,
Camden Market and Camden StablesMarket. Therearehundredsof stalls
selling awidearray of goods, including artsand crafts, vintageclothes,
second-hand household items, recordsand CDs, jewellery and exotic food.
56 Camden Lock Place
Chalk Farm Road
Tel: + 44 (0)20 7284 2084
Camden Market: Thu-Sun 09:00-17:30
Camden Lock Market: Sat-Sun 10:00-
StablesMarket: Sat-Sun 08:00-18:00
Camden Canal Market: Sat-Sun 10:00-
Electric Market: Sun 09:00-17:30
Gerard Street in London'sChinaTown. Developed and improved
sincethe1950'sto becomeoneof thecitiesbest known tourist spotsand
cultural focal pointsfor theChinesecommunity of London. Areais
primarily commercial and remainsafocal point for theChinesecommunity
with anumber of Chineserestaurants, Chinesesupermarketsand souvenir
5 Newport Place
Tel: +44(0) 20 7851 6686
London Zoo hasover 12000 amazing animalsfor you to see. During
thelast threeyearsZSL London Zoo hasbeen undergoing araft of changes
to “bring down thebars” and allow visitorsto get closer to an astonishing
650 speciesof animal. Watch squirrel monkeyscheekily clamber on ropes
aboveyour headsin Meet theMonkeys, whilebutterflieselegantly flitter
and flutter around you in Butterfly Paradise. Comeeyeto eyewith a
giraffeand seezebras, okapisand other amazingAfrican mammalsin Into
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7722 3333
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Mar 5 - Oct 21 10.00am -
5.30pm Oct 22 - Oct 28
10.00am - 4.30pm
Squarein central London, England. On thenorth sideof thesquareis
theNational Gallery and to thesouth isWhitehall. It waslaid out from the
designsof CharlesBarry 1829-67 to commemoratetheBattleof Trafalgar,
thenaval victory of 1805. Thecentral featureisNelson'sColumn, about 52
m/170 ft high and surmounted by astatueof Admiral Horatio Nelson. At
thebaseof thecolumn arefour bronzelionsdesigned by Edwin Landseer.
Trafalgar Squareisafocal point for ralliesand demonstrations. On its
west sideisCanadaHouse, on theeast SouthAfricaHouse, and thechurch
of St Martin's-in-the-Fields1722-26 by JamesGibbs. In thesquarearetwo
fountainsand an equestrian statueof CharlesI by EustacheLeSueur.
Piccadilly Circusisan intersection wherefiveroadsmeet, it ismost
famousfor theelegant statueof Eros, thegod of loveand theadvertising
signsthat light up thesky at night. If you arelooking to go shopping it isa
good placeto start.
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7313 6147
Downing Street isthestreet in London, England, which for over two
hundred yearshascontained theofficial residencesof two of themost
senior British cabinet ministers: theFirst Lord of theTreasury, an office
held by thePrimeMinister of theUnited Kingdom, and theSecond Lord of
theTreasury, an officeheld by theChancellor of theExchequer. Themost
famousaddressin Downing Street is10 Downing Street, theofficial
residenceof theFirst Lord of theTreasury so in modern times, the
Adress: 10 Downing Street,
London, SW1A 2AA
Famousfor itsshops, street performers, bars, restaurants, theatresand
theRoyal OperaHouse. Covent Garden isan Italian-stylepiazzapacked
with restaurants, barsand fashionableboutiques. Surrounded by
Theatreland, in theheart of London'sWest End, theareaisrecognized as
thecapital'spremier entertainment and leisuredestination.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7395 3765
Road which givesitsnameto an exclusivedistrict lying to thewest
of Central London. Thedistrict isnotableasan expensiveresidential area,
and for thedensity of itsup market retail outlets, famously Harrodsand
Westminster Abbey (CollegiateChurch of St Peter, Westminster) isa
Gothic monastery church that isthetraditional placeof coronation and
burial sitefor English monarchs.
Thecoronation thronewheremonarchsof England havebeen
crowned sincethe1300scan beseen in theabbey. Fansof William
Shakespeare, CharlesDickens, and other giantsof literaturewill enjoy the
Poet'sCorner full of memorialsto theseand others
Monday to Saturday
9.15am - 4.30pm
On Sundays TheAbbey isopen
for Holly Massand prayers
Elizabeth II 1953 (2 June)
GeorgeVI 1937 (12 May)
GeorgeV 1911 (22 June)
Edward VII 1902 (9August)
Victoria1838 (28 June)
William IV 1831 (8 September)
GeorgeIV 1821 (19 July)
GeorgeIII 1761 (22 September)
GeorgeII and Caroline1727 (11 October)
GeorgeI 1714 (20 October)
Mary II 1689 (11April)
William III 1689 (11April)
JamesII 1685 (23April)
CharlesII 1661 (23April)
CharlesI 1626 (2 February)
JamesI andAnneof Denmark 1603 (25 July)
Elizabeth I 1559 (15 January)
Mary I 1553 (1 October)
Edward VI 1547 (20 February)
Henry VIII 1509 (24 June)
Henry VII and Elizabeth of York 1485 (30
Richard III 1483 (6 July)
Edward IV 1461 (28 June)
Henry VI 1429 (6 November)
Henry V and CatherinedeValois1413 (9 April)
Henry IV 1399 (13 October)
Richard II and Anneof Bohemia1377 (16 July)
Edward III 1328 (2 February)
Edward II 1308 (25 February)
Edward I and Eleanor of Castile1274 (19 August)
Henry III 1220 (17 May)
John 1199 (27 May)
Richard I 1189 (3 September)
Henry II 1154 (19 December)
Stephen 1135 (26 December)
Henry I 1100 (6 August)
William II 1087 (26 September)
William theConqueror 1066 (25 December)
TheBritish parliament istheseat of theGovernment of theUnited
Kingdom. ThePalaceof Westminster consistsof theHouseof Commons
and theHouseof Lords. Big Ben isnot theclock tower but thethirteenth
bell which strikesthehour.
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7219 4272
Tower of London is ancient fortress which was founded by William
the Conqueror and almost 1,000 years of British history have been played
out within its walls. Guy Fawkes interrogated. Richard II and Elizabeth I
incarcerated and the 'Princes in the Tower' disappeared without trace.
TheTower Bridge, named after itstwo impressivetowers. This
Bridgeismorethan 100 yearsold. Designed by WolfeBarry and Horace
Jones, and completed in 1894, themiddleof thebridgecan beraised to
permit largevesselsto passtheTower Bridge. It used to beraised about 50
timesaday, but nowadaysit isonly raised 4 to 5 timesaweek.
Thebridgeis60 meter long and itstowersriseto aheight of 43
meter. From thetop of thetowers, you haveagreat view on thecenter of
London. You can also visit theinsideof thetower, whereyou can observe
theoriginal mechanism used to raisethebridge.
Besidesbeing theofficial London residenceof TheQueen,
Buckingham Palaceisalso thebusy administrativeheadquartersof the
monarchy. It housestheofficesof thosewho support theday-to-day
activitiesand dutiesof TheQueen and TheDukeof Edinburgh and their
immediatefamily. ThePalaceisalso thevenuefor great Royal ceremonies,
StateVisitsand Investitures, all of which areorganised by theRoyal
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7766 7300
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King William III and Queen Mary II purchased Nottingham Housein
1689 and transformed it into apalacewith thehelp of Sir Christopher
Wren. Kensington Palacewasalso their privatehome.
Queen Victoriawasborn at Kensington Palaceand wasextremely
fond of her homehere. You can visit theroom whereshewasborn and also
her bedroom whereshewasawoken to betold shewould beQueen. Of
course, shethen had to leaveand moveto Buckingham Palacebut
Kensington Palacewasalwaysspecial to her and in 1898, on her 80th
birthday, sheopened thePalaceto thepublic.
Tel: +44 (0) 870 751 5170
October 10.00 - 17.00
February 10.00 - 16.00
Wembley Stadium is located in Wembley, exactly in North West
London. There are 90 000 seats and this is the second biggest
stadium in Europe. Wembley Stadium is used for the games of
English national football teams. Here take place English football
finals, other sport events and many pop concerts.
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