London

Top 5 destinations to see in London

  • By John A
  • Destinations
  • 20.06.2016

London is one of the most visited European cities. The city amazes with its architecture, shopping venues and nightlife. But what are the places which are a must see when you're in town? Below is a lost of the 5 spots you will definitely love to see.

1. Westminster Abbey
This famous Gothic cathedral is the most significant church in England and the place where many religious festivities take place. Westminster Abbey dates back from 1200 and most of the original building has been kept intact.

2. Palace of Westminster
This is actually the Palace of Parliament, an imposing architectural building and a London landmark. The Palace has been completely rebuilt after a fire in the 19th century. The building is worth visiting for its interior design and surroundings.

3. British Museum
If you are a lover of art, you cannot leave London without seeing the British Museum. This museum was founded in 1753, and includes over 7 million pieces of art and objects. If you visit, you will get to see history since its beginnings and an amazing collection.

4. The Tower Bridge
This London symbol was finished in 1893, and includes 2 towers. The Tower Bridge is located right over the River Thames and is amazing sight for anyone who visits the city of London. The Tower is visited by thousands of people every year.

5. The Big Ben
You probably heard about this famous clock before. The Big Ben is 150 years old, and one of the most important touristic attractions in London. The huge clock was built in 1858, and made an appearance in many Hollywood blockbuster films.