Some of the best places to visit in London…

With breath taking 360 degree views of London, just across the river from Big Ben its a must see for anyone who wants to take in London all at once. Why not hire a private capsule with a bottle of champagne to make it extra special.

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Located on the banks of the river Thames adjacent to Tower Bridge this castle has been used as an armoury, a menagerie, a treasury, the home home of the Royal mint but most famously as a prison from 1100 until 1952. Imprisoning everyone from Elizabeth 1 of England to the infamous criminals the Kray Twins.

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Probably one of the most famous palaces in the world. Buckingham Palace is the stunning London residence of the monarchy. The changing of the guards attracts many visitors with their colourful display.

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The tallest building in London from 1719 to 1962. This building is still a main feature of the skyline even after serving the Blitz. A site of many famous weddings and funerals including prince Charles and princess Dianna.

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The Museum is home to 80 million items and is a world renowned centre of research. A great place for young and old to marvel at examples of nature from all parts of the world from past to present day.

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Tate Modern holds international modern and contemporary art from 1900 to present in the former Bankside Power Station near the south bank Centre. A very popular attraction with 4.7 million visitors per year and definite see for any modern art fan.

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The Palace of Westminster or as its more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament is meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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With a collection of over 4.5 million objects, The Victoria and Albert Museum is the largest collection of design and decorative arts in the world and comprises of 5000 years of art.

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Most people think Big Ben is the name given to the tower however the tower is called the Elizabeth Tower and Big Ben is actually the nickname for the great Bell of the clock but has became the more widely used name and is one of the most iconic clocks in the world.

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Hosting 350 events a year, most notably the Proms, This distinctive building has been a national treasure since its opening in 1871 by Queen Victoria and has hosted some the worlds leading artists.

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A beautiful park with a stunning lake located in the heart of London and is one of the largest in the capital. Famous for speakers corner and the many music and cutural events it hosts each year.

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One of the most Iconic symbols of London, Tower bridge was finished in 1894 and is located near the Tower of London from which it gets it’s name. It offers spectacular views of London and has a anew glass floor.

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From Albert Einstein to Brad Pitt. Madame Tussauds offers up life like, life size waxworks of some the most famous people from past and present.

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Located next to London Eye, it is a favorite of the young and old a like with over 500 species including sharks and penguins and even a few robotic fish. Lets see if you can spot which they are.

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located directly on front of the National Gallery. Trafalgar square is in the heart of London.

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It is a reconstruction of the original Globe Theatre associated with William Shakespeare. It opened in 1997, 230 meters from the original theatre and has many famous Shakespeare plays and concerts.

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