London, the capital city of England and the United Kingdom isfilled with exciting places to visit. Every year, many tourists visit London. There are many beautiful places in London which are worth visiting. And which also makes it a spotlight.
The National Gallery, it is the nation’s most important repository of art. Four million visitors come yearly to admire its almost 2300-plus Western European paintings of old times, from the year 1250 to 1900.
The Tower Bridge is also in the list. London was still a thriving port in 1894 when elegant Tower Bridge was built. Designed to be raised to allow ships to go through, electricity has now taken over from the original steam engines. A lift leads up from the northern tower to the overpriced Tower Bridge Exhibition. The same ticket gets you into the engine rooms below the southern tower. Below the bridge on the City side is Dead Man’s Hole, where dead bodies that had made their way into the Thames (through suicide, murder or accident) were regularly retrieved
Most importantly, The Buckingham Palace which was Built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, Buckingham Palace replaced St James’s Palace as the monarch’s official London residence in 1837. You can tour this palace by a purchasing a ticket called A Royal Day Out it is a combined ticket including the tour of State Rooms, Queen’s Gallery and Royal Mews
However, The Battersea Park, With its Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth sculptures, these 50 hectares of beautiful greenery lies between the Albert and Chelsea Bridges. The park’s tranquil appearance hides a bloody past: it was the site of an assassination attempt on King Charles II in 1671 and of a duel in 1829 between the Duke of Wellington and an opponent who accused him of treason.
Moreover, Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction located in Central London, housed in the former London Planetarium. It is famous for recreating famous people and celebrities, in wax. It is the original Madame Tussauds attraction, having been situated on Marylebone Road since 1884. It was set up by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. Millions and millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was.
Deciding to visit London on your next vocations would not be a bad idea.