The great city of London welcomes tourists from around the world, who love to explore the beauty and wonder that it has to offer. Whether you’re a history buff or simply want to sink yourself in to the charms of this city, London has its fair share of museums, important buildings, etc, for you to explore. If you’re looking for a Belgravia hotel in London surrounding many tourist attractions such as Kensington Palace or the Science, properties such as COMO The Halkin, London, are quite popular with those on holiday.
From the Tower of London to Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, there are so many places that are sure to grab your interest. History enthusiasts should check out the Geffrye Museum, the British Museum and the Natural History Museum, which became quite famous after the movie Night at the Museum 2.
The Big Ben tower is one of the world’s most recognized clock towers, located at the north end of the Palace of Westminster. The clock has the largest faced clock all four sides and is known to be the third tallest clock tower in the world. The tower was renamed in 2012 to the Elizabeth Tower to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee.
Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Tower of London has a charming history and purpose set in a historic castle. Having played a significant part in English history, the castle was besieged a number of times, whereby it later was known that controlling the tower was important to controlling the country. Till date, the tower has been used for a variety of purposes from a treasury, armory, the home of the Royal Mint, the home of the Crown Jewels of the UK, a menagerie and even a public records office.
Other important places you should visit when in London are the Tate Modern, The Seven Sisters, Stonehenge, the Science Museum, and the Imperial War Museum to name a few!
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