After soaking in all the facts, history and stunning architecture of the Westminster Abbey, it’s on to the Tower of London, a historic castle on the River Thames’ north bank which happens to be her majesty’s official royal palace.
It has a reputation as being a fearsome prison of yesteryear that has housed Anne Boleyn and Sir Walter Raleigh, but the truth is quite a bit more complicated than that. This castle was originally built as a fortress by William the Conqueror in the 1070s. Today, the Crown jewels are kept in the Tower of London.
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The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London
Next on your list is the Westminster Abbey, where you can explore the place that has touched the lives of everyone from kings and queens, to statesmen, soldiers, and even villains since 960 AD.
Big Ben is often used to describe the Great Bell and the Great Clock; however, the name was first used for the Great Bell.
This is the London residence of the United Kingdom’s monarch and another venue that takes a top spot on most London tourism destinations. The building also serves as the administrative headquarters.
This famous landmark is arguably the most recognizable bridge in the world, and it’s one that you should definitely see during your London trip.
This castle was originally built as a fortress by William the Conqueror in the 1070s. Today, the Crown jewels are kept in the Tower of London.