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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Places to visit in London,U.K

West Minister Abbey

The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, popularly known as 'Westminster Abbey', is a large, mainly Gothic Church in Westminister,London, England  located just to the west of the Palace of WestMinister.It is the traditional place of Coronation and Burial site for British Monarchs.



Tower Of London

Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the 'Tower of London', is a historic Castle on the north bank of the River Thames in Central London, England.

Trafalgar Square
 
'Trafalgar Square' is a public space and tourist attraction in Central London, England . At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base. There are a number of statues and sculptures in the square, with one plinth displaying changing pieces of contemporary art. The square is also used for political demonstrationsand community gatherings, such as the celebration of New Year's Eve.
The name commemorates the Battle Of Trafalgar (1805), a British Naval victory of the Napoleonic Wars.



Kensington Palace

'Kensington Palace' is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century.

St Paul's Cathedral

'St Paul's Cathedral' is a Church Of England Cathedral dedicated to Paul The Apostle. It sits at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City Of London, and is the seat of the Bishop Of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.The Cathedral is one of London's most famous and most recognisable 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.

 Westminister Palace

The 'Palace of Westminster', also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of  the United Kingdom—the 'House Of Lords' and the 'House Of Commons'. 

 

Big Ben

'Big Ben'(built in 1858) is the nickname of the great bell of the clock at the North-end of the 'Palace of Westminister'

 Harrods - UK's second-biggest shop

'Harrods' is a high-end Department store(founded in 1834) located in Brompton Road in Brompton,in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England.The Harrods Brand also applies to other enterprises undertaken by the Harrods group of companies including - Harrods bank,Harrods Estates,Harrods Aviation and Air Harrods.The store occupies a 5-acre (20,000 m2) site and has over one million square feet (90,000 m2) of selling space in over 330 departments.

The Harrods motto is Omnia Omnibus Ubique—All Things for All People, Everywhere.

 

British Museum

The 'British Museum' (established in 1753 and opened to the public in 1759) is a Museum of Human History and Culture in London. Its collections, which number more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present

 West End - Most Expensive Location in Europe

The West End of London more commonly referred to as 'The West End' is an area of Central London. containing many of the city's major tourist attractions.The West End is the entertainment centre of the UK with the largest shopping district in Europe, the home of the UK theatre and film industry as well as numerous up-scale bars, restaurants, hotels and nightclubs.



 


  

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