London is always considered to be one of the top destinations for people, especially travelers. The city is rich with culture and many other industries such as fashion, business and architecture flourish in the most populous area of the United Kingdom. This global arena definitely does not lose to other places in the world.
Now, tourists flock to the city just to visit the many attractions that it houses. If you are planning your next trip overseas, well, you should consider going to the prestigious London region, yes?
Currently, it is Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel. It was even regarded as the world’s tallest when it was constructed in 1999. With its 32 passenger capsules that can carry more or less 25 people each, you get to enjoy the view of the metropolis. Going at night would be a sight with many lights that fill the city. You can even take it to another level by riding a river cruise or trying ice skating.
Of course, who is to miss the residence of royalty? This Westminster house is architecture fit to the high society. There is even the Buckingham Palace Garden, which is the largest private garden in all of London. But what is good with this royal mansion is its state rooms, among others, are available for the public to see and visit usually in the months of August and September.
This is what it is popularly called but actually Elizabeth Tower is the name of the structure. Big Ben just refers to the clock itself. All the same, it is the largest chiming clock in the whole world. Situated at the north end of the Palace of Westminster, you usually see this London symbol in many films. The Big Ben is for your eyes only though but residents of the United Kingdom can be able to arrange a tour. Then again, the downside is you will have to climb all the way to the top because there is no lift.
Want to go for an interesting quest to learn the city’s history? Well, you should definitely try out the London Dungeon! The former museum has been turned into a more interactive site. There are theatrical shows and rides that will surely make the stay enjoyable and maybe even a little scary.
Madame Tussauds London
This attraction is famous for gracing the premises with life size wax models of topnotch celebrities. Take the opportunity to pose on pictures with the likes of Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and even Queen Victoria. There are the Marvel Super Heroes as well.
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Go up to the highest point of London, where the Bishop of London also sits. The cathedral is the mother church of the local diocese and even physically, it can be attested. It is one of tallest buildings in London and it is even the second largest church building. Of course, it is open for everyone and prayers and services are done daily.