London’s Tower Bridge is one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. Its Victorian Gothic style because a law forced the designers to create a structure that would be in harmony with the nearby Tower of London. As you can go inside the tower it has become a must see event for the visitors of London. But the bridge is starting a renovation project that should be completed in 2012. Tower Bridge
Tower of London It’s a historic fortress and scheduled monument in central London, on the north bank of the River Thames. It is the oldest building used by the British government. It used to be a fortress, then a royal palace, and after that a prison. It has also served as a place of execution and torture, a treasury, a zoo, the Royal Mint, a public records office, an observatory, and since 1303, the home of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
Trafalgar Square is a square in central London. With its position in the heart of the city, it is a tourist attraction; and one of the most famous squares in the United Kingdom and the world. At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base. There are two fountains in each part of the square and four lions. There’s also the National Gallery. Trafalgar Square
It’s also known as the Millennium Wheel. The observation wheel turns slow enough for people to embark while it is moving. A complete turn takes about 30 minutes, while the passengers can have a great 360° view over London. It’s located by the river Tamesis. It has a height of 135 metres. London Eye
The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the seat of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom —the House of Lords and the House of Commons. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames in the heart of the London borough of the City of Westminster, close to the historic Westminster Abbey and the government buildings of Whitehall and Downing Street. The name may refer to either of two structures: the Old Palace, a medieval building complex most of which was destroyed in 1834, and its replacement New Palace that stands today; it has retained the style and status of a royal residence, despite its actual use. Westminster Palace
The Regent’s Park Is one of the Royal Parks of London. It is in the northern part of central London. This is not the most important park but I love it because of the flowers and plants. It contains Regent's College and the London Zoo. Henry VIII appropriated The Regent's Park for use as a hunting ground. Many sports are played in the park. These sports take place in an area called The Northern Parkland, and there are around The Hub.
Covent Garden If you want to buy… …there are some interesting places. Harrods Oxford street
Greenwich The Meridian Line is an imaginary line which runs from the North Pole to the South Pole. Its longitude is defined to be 0°. These are my feet, one in the east part of the earth and the other one in the west part. This is me in the Greenwich meridian in London.
St. Paul cathedral St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral on Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London, and is the seat of the Bishop of London. The present building dates from the 17th century and was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. It is generally reckoned to be London's fifth St Paul's Cathedral, all having been built on the same site since 604 A.D. The cathedral is one of London's most famous and most recognizable sights. At 365 feet (111m) high, it was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1962, and its dome is also among the highest in the world, St Peter's Basilica in Rome being higher. An amazing view of London can be seen from the Stone and Golden Galleries at the top of St. Paul’s Cathedral. And there are beautiful paintings and mosaics.
Changing the guard The Changing of the Guard takes place in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace at 11.30 every day, and lasts about 45 minutes. In very wet weather Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace will not take place. In summer they wear that red clothes but in winter they wear some black clothes.
Piccadilly circus Piccadilly Circus is a famous road junction and public space in the heart of London. It’s built in 1819 to connect Regent street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly and Covent Street.
China town The present Chinatown is in the Soho area of the City of Westminster, occupying the area in and around Gerrard Street. It contains a number of Chinese restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets, souvenir shops, and other Chinese-run businesses.
Buckingham palace Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the British monarch. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality. It has been a rallying point for the British people at times of national rejoicing and crisis. The state rooms, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public each year for most of August and September, as part of the Palace's Summer Opening.
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St. James Palace St. James's Palace is one of London's oldest palaces. It is situated in Pall Mall, just north of St. James's Park. Although no sovereign has resided there for almost two centuries, it has remained the official residence of the Sovereign and the most senior royal palace in the UK. For this reason it gives its name to the Royal Court (the "Court of St. James's"). The palace was commissioned by Henry VIII, on the site of a former leper hospital dedicated to Saint James the Less (from whom the Palace and its nearby Park take their names); the hospital was disbanded in 1532. The new palace was constructed in the red-brick Tudor style.
Hard Rock CAFE LONDON Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of theme restaurants founded in 1971 by Americans Peter Morton & Isaac Tigrett. In 1979, the cafe began covering its walls with rock 'n' roll memorabilia, a tradition which expanded to others in the chain. Currently, there are 140 Hard Rock locations in over 40 countries.
Platform 9 3/4 King's Cross station, also known as London King's Cross, is a central London railway terminus opened in 1852. The station is located in Central London. This is famous because Harry Potter used this platform at King's Cross Station to get to Hogwarts. Harry Potter fans know that Euston is King’s Crossing station.