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London – The Center of the Earth

Wеlсоmе to the аnсiеnt, classical аnd thе rоуаl сitу оf Lоndоn! Thiѕ is the capital of Englаnd, the nаtiоn which once ruled thе World. Set оn thе River Thаmеѕ, Lоndоn is a glоbаl сitу which is full оf rich сulturе and hеritаgе. Thiѕ is one рlасе thаt will mаkе уоu have loads оf fun. It will bаthе you with thе аrоmа of love if you аrе thеrе fоr a rоmаntiс vасаtiоn. Lоndоn is hоmе tо some оf thе lеаding tоuriѕt аttrасtiоnѕ in the wоrld. Quitе a fеw of itѕ tourist attractions are frее which mаkеѕ it affordable fоr аll.

A Short Infо Abоut Lоndоn

Lоndоn is оnе of Europe's largest сitiеѕ and соvеrѕ оvеr 600 ѕԛuаrе milеѕ. With a рорulаtiоn of оvеr 7.5 milliоn, mаdе uр оf оvеr 270 nationalities with mоrе thаn 250 different languages spoken, it stands оut as thе mоѕt divеrѕе сitу in thе world.

Whеrе tо Gо аnd Whаt tо Dо

Givеn bеlоw аrе thе рорulаr tоuriѕt ѕроtѕ in Lоndоn:

  1. The Twо Tate's

    Tаtе Britаin аnd Tate Mоdеrn: Gaze аt ѕоmе of thе most imроrtаnt art соllесtiоnѕ оf thе wоrld аt thеѕе twо аrt galleries. Thе two аrе ѕituаtеd оn the opposite ѕidеѕ оf Rivеr Thаmеѕ аnd саn bе еаѕilу connected thrоugh ferries.

  2. The Viсtоriа аnd Albеrt Museum

    Bе аmаzеd bу thiѕ free tоuriѕt attraction оf Lоndоn, whiсh contains 145 gаllеriеѕ fеаturing аrt аnd аrtifасtѕ around 5000 уеаrѕ оld. Furniturе, paintings, sculpture, ceramics аnd glass, tеxtilеѕ, соѕtumеѕ, silver, jewelry, irоnwоrk, sculpture, prints, рhоtоѕ аnd аll thаt уоu саn think of саn bе fоund here.

  3. Westminster Abbеу

    Pау a viѕit to thе most imроrtаnt Gоthiс building оf thе соuntrу. Founded in thе уеаr 1065, Westminster Abbеу hаѕ been the соrоnаtiоn as wеll аѕ thе buriаl grоund оf thе royalty along with mаnу оthеr Rоуаl occasions. Thе gothic аrсhitесturе оf thiѕ building will lеаvе you ѕреllbоund.

  4. Buсkinghаm Pаlасе

    Tаkе a lооk of the rеѕidеnсе оf thе Rоуаl family. During ѕummеrѕ, оnе саn tаkе a tоur оf the Stаtе Rооmѕ, thе Queen's Gаllеrу and the Rоуаl Mеwѕ. Chаngе оf thе Guаrdѕ is аnоthеr mаjоr tourist attraction оf this place.

  5. The Lоndоn Eye

    Make уоur dау a littlе rоmаntiс by taking a ride on the London Eye. Thiѕ iѕ the largest оbѕеrvаtiоn whееl оf Europe аnd givеѕ a bеаutiful view оf thе city аnd its landscape. Thе еуе hаѕ 32 capsules. Thе ride whiсh lаѕtѕ 30 minutes givеѕ you a сарtivаting view оf Lоndоn'ѕ mоѕt imроrtаnt attractions.

  6. St Paul's Cathedral

    Thiѕ iѕ оnе of thе lаrgеѕt сhurсhеѕ in London. It was thе tаllеѕt building in Lоndоn till 1962. Thе саthеdrаl ѕhоwсаѕеѕ thе finest English аrсhitесturе. Thе mаgnifiсеnt dоmе, whiсh iѕ 365 feet high iѕ the main аttrасtiоn оf the саthеdrаl.

  7. Trafalgar Squаrе and Nеlѕоn'ѕ Cоlumn

    Exрlоrе thе liveliest spot оf London. It wаѕ built to commemorate thе viсtоrу оf Lord Nеlѕоn оvеr the French аnd Spanish. Arоund thе ѕԛuаrе уоu will find Admirаltу Arch, St Martin-in-the-Fields, thе National Gallery, аnd the Whitеhаll аrеа.

  8. Thе Tower оf Lоndоn

    This versatile structure оf Lоndоn hаѕ ѕеrvеd аѕ a palace, a рriѕоn, a fоrtrеѕѕ, an armory, a trеаѕurу and much mоrе. Tоdау it is thе home of thе Crоwn Jеwеlѕ of Englаnd. It iѕ ѕрrеаd оvеr 18 acres of lаnd.

  9. Britiѕh Muѕеum

    Gеt enchanted in this еnоrmоuѕ muѕеum, whiсh holds a collection оf аrоund eight milliоn wоrkѕ. It speaks of аdvаnсеmеnt оf thе humаn race and itѕ culture ѕinсе аgеѕ аnd has a collection of objects frоm аll асrоѕѕ thе glоbе. This iѕ one fun асtivitу whiсh уоu will ѕurеlу love with уоur friеndѕ аnd fаmilу.

  10. Madam Tuѕѕаudѕ

    Meet аll thе world's best knоwn fасеѕ at the mоѕt happening ѕроt in Lоndоn. Influеntiаl реrѕоnаlitiеѕ from almost аll walks оf life can be found hеrе, ѕtruсturеd in wax ѕtаtuеѕ. Mаdаm Tussauds iѕ dividеd intо 14 lаrgе sections. Hеrе уоu gеt a сhаnсе tо gеt сliсkеd bеѕidе your fаvоritе сеlеbritу аnd rеjоiсе.

Aссоmmоdаtiоn in Lоndоn

Lоndоn bоаѕtѕ оf hundreds оf hоtеlѕ thаt оffеr quality service аnd emphasize eco-friendly living. Lоndоn ассоmmоdаtiоnѕ vаrу from highly-modern аnd chic to thе оnеѕ thаt fеаturе еxtrеmеlу traditional еnvirоnmеnt. Yоu саn choose frоm hоtеlѕ, bеd & breakfast, hоѕtеlѕ аnd self-catering араrtmеntѕ оn thе basis оf how much you can аffоrd.

Climate

Thе bеѕt timе to viѕit London is a diffiсult question to answer bесаuѕе thеrе is always рlеntу tо ѕее and do аll timеѕ of the уеаr. If уоu wаnt рlеаѕаnt wеаthеr thеn thе ѕummеr mоnthѕ Junе tо Sерtеmbеr аrе уоur best bet, but thе wеаthеr in the UK iѕ never rеliаblе ѕо it'ѕ bеѕt to bе рrераrеd for аll wеаthеr.

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Buckingham Palace

London SW1A 1AA, UK
This majestic palace is the official residence of British monarchs and is usually recognized as a symbol of the British monarchy. Originally built as a townhouse, Buckingham Palace was converted in 1761 into a private residence for Queen Charlotte. The palace was reconstructed and expanded in the 19th century and has served as the residence of the British monarch since the reign of Queen Victoria. Besides, it is an exquisite example of neoclassical architecture. The palace has 775 rooms and the largest private garden in London. On selected days, you can visit some of the state rooms used for official and state ceremonies, as well as the Queen's Gallery, which features pieces from the Royal Collection. Do not miss the Change the Guard ceremony and make sure you arrive early to see well. Since you will pass through an airport security check on your arrival, you should bring as few belongings as possible. Note that taking photos in the state rooms is prohibited, but you can use your camera in the garden.
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Westminster Abbey

20 Dean's Yard, SW1P 3PA, London
This Gothic church, which was inhabited by Benedictines in the 10th century, is one of London's most important icons. A century after the arrival of the monks, King Edward the Confessor rebuilt the church and chose it as a burial ground. Henry III. Rebuilt the abbey in 1245 and turned it into one of the most important Gothic buildings in the country. Work on today's church was largely completed during the reign of Richard II. Henry VII added a chapel to the church. Westminster Abbey has been used since the coronations of King Harold and William the Conqueror in 1066 for the royal coronations. Nowadays it is also a place for royal weddings and other royal (and state) ceremonies. In 2011, Prince William and Catherine married Middleton here. Many other important personalities are buried in the abbey or have their monuments here, for example Sir Isaac Newton, William Blake or Lewis Carroll.
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Tower of London

Tower Hill, EC3N 4AB
This complex, also known as the Royal Palace and Her Majesty's Fortress, was one of the many castles built during Norman's conquest of England. It has been expanded several times in the past and has always played a major role in English history. The tower was used as a prison for some time. Many notable personalities were imprisoned here. For example, Sir Walter Raleigh with his wife Elizabeth Throckmorton, Guy Fawkes, Anne Boleyn and even Elizabeth I, before she became queen. The tower was also used as an armory, treasury, menagerie, home to the Royal Mint, as a public record office and home to the crown jewels of England. This large complex is undoubtedly one of the most popular attractions in London and attracts many tourists who come not only for the crown jewels. Remember that the whole complex is quite large. So save enough time to see all the things that interest you. Consider purchasing your tickets online so you can avoid the long queues that form on busy days.
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Palace of Westminster

SW1A 0AA, London
The elaborate Palace of Westminster houses the two Houses of Parliament - the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The palace dates back to 1097, when the oldest part of the complex, Westminster Hall, was built. It was then used as the main residence of the kings of England. It was destroyed by fire in the 16th century. After that, it became the seat of the English Parliament and the Royal Courts of Justice. The complex was again destroyed by fire in 1834. The only original surviving buildings were Westminster Hall, St. Stephen's Monastery, St. Mary Undercroft Chapel and the Jewel Tower. The following reconstruction was done by Charles Barry, who redesigned the palace in the neo-Gothic style that you can admire today. The building is an outstanding example of Neo-Gothic architecture and was listed in 1987 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Apart from regular audio and guides (offered in multiple languages), there is a special guide. Children also have an offer for children, so do not hesitate to bring your whole family with them. Since this is such a legendary London sight, you might remember the palace, which appears in many movies and TV series (eg V like Vendetta or Sherlock).
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British Museum

Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG, London, GB
The museum houses one of the largest collections of works and artifacts from around the world dedicated to the history, art and culture of man. It was first opened in 1759. The museum includes 10 sections of various collections. You can see artefacts dedicated to the indigenous peoples of Africa, Oceania and America, antiquities illustrating the cultures of ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt, Buddhist paintings or drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo. Last but not least, the museum houses extensive numismatic collections. Admission to the museum is free, so it's a great choice for budget travelers. Give yourself plenty of time to explore the entire museum!
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Tate Modern

Bankside, SE1 9TG, London
This phenomenal gallery of modern and contemporary art is housed in a former power plant built by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott between 1947 and 1963. It is one of the largest art galleries in the world. The main section of the gallery consists of 8 sections each with a specific theme or theme. Access to most of the museum is free, so it's a good choice for budget travelers. Some special exhibitions or events may be chargeable (see the official website for details). If you carry bags, briefcases or umbrellas, you may need to leave them in the dressing room. Large bags and suitcases must also be left there. In the gallery there is a café and a restaurant where you can refresh yourself. You will also find three shops selling books, gifts and more.
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National Gallery

London
The art gallery, founded in 1824, houses a huge art collection of more than 2,600 exhibits. No wonder she is one of the most visited galleries in the world. The gallery is housed in a neoclassical building built in 1838, which was enlarged in the following years. The last extension of the museum, the Sainsbury Wing (and the current main entrance), was completed in 1991 and designed by postmodernist architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. The collection contains European paintings from the 13th to the 19th century. Highlights include paintings by El Greco, Jan van Eyck, Rembrandt, Rubens, Michelangelo and many other famous artists. The whole complex is quite large so you can get a free map (available in several languages) in the foyer of the museum. For a small fee you can also get an audioguide. Admission is free, so art lovers should take their time to visit.
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Shakespeare's Globe

21 New Globe Walk, SE1 9DT, London
Come and see the modern replica of the theater where Shakespeare's plays were first performed. The original theater was built in 1599 by Lord Chamberlain's Men, Shakespeare's Gambling Society. It was about 250 meters from where the Globe Theater is located. The current theater was founded by Sam Wanamaker, an American actor and director who set out to restore the original Elizabethan theater after moving to Britain. The building was completed in 1997 and in 2014 an indoor theater called Sam Wanamaker Playhouse was added. If you want to see a show on the Globe, you should buy your tickets online so you do not worry about them being sold out. In addition to a play, you can also take part in a guided tour. The building, which is connected to the theater, houses a gift shop with many Shakespearean souvenirs.
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Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
This stunning museum has a phenomenal collection. It's so big that it's impossible to explore in a single day. The building, which houses the imposing museum, is worth a visit, as it is an impressive piece of 19th-century architecture. The museum is divided into four zones, each of which has a common theme. They allow visitors to easily find what they want to see. Follow the Red Zone if you are interested in geology. Learn more about the history of the earth and the forces that change it. The Green Zone focuses on birds and fossils, while the Blue Zone is dedicated to human biology, mammals and dinosaurs. Here is a model of a blue whale. In the Orange Zone you can explore nature at the Wildlife Garden and Darwin Center. The entrance to the museum is free. It is also very kid friendly. There are many interactive multimedia features installed, and most exhibits may even be touched.
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Sports

Horse Guards Parade

Whitehall, SW1A 2AX, London, United Kingdom
Horse Guards Parade is a special Whitehall parade ground where you can witness the royal guards changing. Changing the Life Guard is held daily at 11 am, at 10 am on Sundays. Long Guard is mounted when the Queen is at the Buckingham Palace, while the Short Guard takes over when she is not present at the residence. The Dismounting Ceremony takes place at 4 pm within the Horse Guards building. Trooping the Colour, the ceremony marking the monarch's official birthday, takes place here every year the second Saturday in June.
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The Regent's Park

Regents Lodge, 146 Park Road, London NW8 7RG, UK
Listed in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, this park truly deserves this honour. The beautiful Queen Mary's Garden is a part of this park and a favourite spot for weddings or photo shoots. It also encircles the London ZOO and Regent's University London. This spot is also loved by athletic people and sports lovers, as it is the biggest outdoor sports area in Central London. There are various options on how to move your body here, including rugby, football, exercise classes, softball and tennis. Take a sip from the Drinking Fountain, adore the Boy and Frog Statue or the Hylas and the Nymph Statue, sit next to the Triton Fountain or just take a walk and enjoy the relief from everyday life and stress.
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Chelsea Football Club

6 Hilary Close, London, Greater London SW6 1EA, UK
Stamford Bridge is home to an English professional football club Chelsea F.C. No football fan should miss out the opportunity to see the Premier League club in a home game. In 2005, on the one hundredth anniversary of the club, a museum dedicated to the club was opened at the stadium. You can also visit its store where you can buy souvenirs.
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Emirates Stadium

75 Drayton Park, N5 1BU, London, GB
The Emirates Stadium is a football stadium in Holloway, London, England, and the home of Arsenal F.C.. With a capacity of nearly 60,000, it is the third-largest football stadium in England after Wembley Stadium and Old Trafford. In 1997, Arsenal explored the possibility of relocating to a new stadium, having been denied planning permission by Islington Council to expand its home ground of Highbury. After considering various options, the club bought an industrial and waste disposal estate in Ashburton Grove in 2000. A year later, they received the council's approval to build a stadium on the site; manager Arsène Wenger described this as the "biggest decision in Arsenal's history" since the board appointed Herbert Chapman.
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Regent's Canal Towpath

Linking the Grand Union Canal and the River Thames, the Regent's Canal is situated centrally and yet off the beaten path. The cycle route which lines the canal became very popular with commuters. Walk or cycle around the 13.8 kilometers long canal to enjoy the rather run-down but kind and peaceful side of London.
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Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HA9 0WS, UK
Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England, which opened in 2007, on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002–2003. The stadium hosts major football matches including home matches of the England national football team, and the FA Cup Final. The stadium is also the temporary home of Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur until September 2018, while White Hart Lane is being demolished and their new stadium is being constructed. Wembley Stadium is owned by the governing body of English football, the Football Association, through its subsidiary Wembley National Stadium Ltd. The FA headquarters are in the stadium.
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The All England Lawn Tennis Club

Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE, UK
No need to introduce Wimbledon. The most famous tennis contest in the world takes place here every year.
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Stratford, E20 2ST, East London, UK
Located near Stratford, this modern sporting complex was built to host the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. It includes the Olympic Village, the London Stadium, London Aquatics Centre and several other sporting venues. It also features ArcelorMittal Orbit, the largest piece of public art and the tallest observation tower in Britain. The park is open 24/7 but different venues have different opening times, so check the official website before visiting.
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Lord's Cricket Ground

NW8 8QN, London, GB
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London. Named after its founder, Thomas Lord, it is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club and is the home of Middlesex County Cricket Club, the England and Wales Cricket Board, the European Cricket Council and, until August 2005, the International Cricket Council. Lord's is widely referred to as the Home of Cricket and is home to the world's oldest sporting museum.Lord's today is not on its original site, being the third of three grounds that Lord established between 1787 and 1814.
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Restaraunts

Camden Market

56-56 Camden Lock Place, NW1 8AF, London
One of the most popular shopping attractions in London, where you can buy a wide range of goods from craft to food. It is also an ideal place to buy souvenirs. Its history dates back to 1974, when it first opened and has been popular ever since. The main trading day of Camden Market is Sunday. Weekends are generally popular with shoppers, which can lead to overcrowding at Camden Town tube station. You can avoid this by getting off at Chalk Farm or Mornington Crescent stations. Both are just a short walk away. Parents are advised not to bring baby strollers on weekends, but instead opt for a harness or baby carrier to avoid problems.
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Soho

Probably the most famous area in London, where boutiques, designer shops, galleries, famous restaurants, pubs and much more can be found. It attracts both tourists and locals, creating a special atmosphere. Especially if you are a shopping or fashion enthusiast, watch out for this - Soho is one of London's best shopping streets. Stroll through Berwick Street, Carnaby Street and Kingly Court and find the most interesting fashion stores. In addition, theater enthusiasts should not miss this district, as some of the resident theaters are among the oldest in London.
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Borough Market

8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL, UK
One of the largest and oldest food markets in London. Foodies' heaven for sure, this market offers delicacies from the whole world. Harry Potter fans will recognize it as the Leaky Cauldron area. Be sure to visit the place on an empty stomach for there are so many different meals and cuisines to choose from. Various special events take place at this market quite regularly. Check the official website and visit a demonstration kitchen or a gastro tour of your choice. No dogs except for guide dogs are allowed on the market. Also, the place is a smoke-free zone.
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Portobello Market

Portobello Road, London
The famous Portobello Market takes place alongside the whole length of Portobello Road in Notting Hill. Various goods are being sold here (such as clothes, snacks or antiques). The area is also known for its annual Portobello Film Festival. If you want to check out the goods and shop in not that crowded environment, make sure to visit the market as early as possible. Its organisers recommend to come before 11:30 am, as the market gets very busy after this time.
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Leadenhall Market

Gracechurch Street, EC3V 1LR London, UK
Come visit one of the oldest markets in London (originating in the 14th century), popular with tourists and especially with Harry Potter fans. For muggles, this covered market with ornate roof sells fresh food, but the witches and wizards know it as the Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron. It might also be interesting for the sports fans because the runners who took part in the marathon course during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games ran through the market. Consider visiting it especially during the Christmas period to see all the Christmas window displays. Even the market itself is beautifully decorated each year.
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Hard Rock Cafe

150 Old Park Lane, W1K 1QZ, London, GB
This is where the legend started. The very first branch of the now world-wide popular chain was opened here in 1971. Apart from serving tasty American dishes such as burgers, sandwiches, and ribs, it also boasts a large collection of rock 'n' roll memorabilia. Eric Clapton himself has given one of his guitars to Hard Rock Cafe London. This inspired Pete Townshend from The Who to also give his guitar to this popular London café. If you come here without a reservation, be ready to wait for quite a while to be seated.
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Neal's Yard

A truly colorful small alley named after Thomas Neale, the 17th-century English project-manager and politician. Packed with shops and cafés, it has got a unique atmosphere and it is definitely worth the visit although it might get a bit crowded. The area boasts various cafés with healthy food and numerous shops. The most prominent shops in Neal's Yard are Neal's Yard Remedies, a shop offering organic natural health and beauty products, and Neal's Yard Dairy specializing in cheese (mostly British and Irish).
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Selfridges

Oxford Street, W1A 1AB, London
The second largest store in the whole country (Harrods being the largest one) is a treat for both shopaholics and architecture lovers. Its history dates back to 1909 when it opened for the very first time. Today, you can find there all sorts of clothes, shoes, beauty products, jewellery or shops focusing on technologies. Whatever it is you seek, you will surely find it there. 2013 British television series called Mr Selfridge focuses on the life of Harry Gordon Selfridge, the founder of this department store.
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Icebar

29-33 Heddon Street, W1, London
With its "furnishing" as well as glassware coming from crystal clear Swedish ice, this bar is definitely a must visit place and a unique experience. In this one and only permanent ice bar in the UK, the temperature is constantly at -5°C. Don't worry, you will receive a thermal cape with gloves to keep you warm. Apart from an extensive cocktail list, including both traditional and modern drinks, Icebar also offers a restaurant menu, in case you get hungry. The bar organizes Champagne sessions, as well as Family ones, so you are welcome to take your children with you. It is highly recommended to book your visit in advance. The nearest metro stations are Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus.
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Going Out

Camden Town

What was once an industrial part of the city is now best known for its markets, its nightlife and for tourism. The history of the present-day London district goes back to the end of the 18th century. The iconic markets only date back to the 1970s but today, they are the main attraction of Camden. Whatever it is you are looking for, you will surely find it here - clothes, souvenirs, food, crafts etc. If you are not that into shopping and would rather avoid the crowds of shopaholics, you can also visit the Jewish Museum, St Pancras Old Church or Carreras Cigarette Factory Building which was built in Egyptian Revival style.
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Little Venice

The confluence of Grand Union Canal and Regent's Canal makes for a charming view, sometimes called the Little Venice Lagoon. This area is worth visiting especially during the night when the lights are on. Why not go for a walk along to Camden? This part of London also boasts many cultural venues, bars, and restaurants, serving fresh seafood. Little Venice is also known for its abundant entertainment scene - it is home to many independent theatres. You can board a water bus here that will take you to London Zoo and Camden Town. The nearest metro station in the area is Warwick Avenue.
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Royal Albert Hall

4 Kensington Gore, London
Queen Victoria opened this circular concert hall in the 1870s. Since then, many notable concerts took place here whether they were rock and pop concerts, classical music performances or ballet. Various ceremonies also take place here. Guided tours are available if you want to learn more about the history and architecture of the building. You might even get the chance to see some artists prepare for their performance. Apart from cultural experiences, you can soothe your stomach too, the venue houses a number of dining facilities. The nearest metro stations, which are about a 10-minute walk away, are South Kensington and High Street Kensington.
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Brick Lane

Brick Lane Market, Shoreditch, London E1 6PU
One of the most vibrant streets in the city. Head here after dark to enjoy its art exhibition venues, exquisite pieces of graffiti art and many nightclubs. This area is also famous for its many curry places and Indian food shops. Mainly because of its South Asian community, the street appears frequently in popular culture. It was used as a setting of Monica Ali's Brick Lane and Tarquin Hall's Salaam Brick Lane. It also served as a filming location of some scenes of the BBC crime programme Luther. The street is also home to the weekly Brick Lane Market.
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Sherlock Holmes

10-11 Northumberland Street, WC2N 5DB, City of Westminster
The Sherlock Holmes is a Victorian era themed public house in Northumberland Street near Charing Cross railway station and Trafalgar Square which contains a large collection of memorabilia related to the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. The original collection was put together for display in Baker Street in London during the Festival of Britain in 1951.
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Royal Opera House

Bow Street, WC2E 9DD, London
This opera and concert hall is home to The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet. It is worth visiting not only for the music but also for the architecture. The theatre has a capacity of 2,256 people. The current building dates back to 1858, the previous buildings that stood here since the 18th century were destroyed by fires. In the 1990s, the opera house underwent an extensive reconstruction. Its horseshoe-shaped auditorium was retained but the technical facilities were hugely improved. Tours are available for those who are interested in the history of the theatre or seeing artists prepare for their performances.
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The Anchor

Bank End
The Anchor Bankside is a pub in the London Borough of Southwark. It is in the Bankside locality on the south bank of the Thames close to Southwark Cathedral and London Bridge station. A tavern establishment has been at the pub's location for over 800 years. Behind the pub are buildings that were operated by the Anchor Brewery. The Anchor started life as the 'brewery tap room' for the Anchor Brewery, first established in 1616. Michelin's travel guide states that Anchor Bankside was rebuilt in 1676 after the Great Fire of London in 1666 destroyed it. The book The Rough Guide to London states that the establishment was first built in 1770. The establishment was also rebuilt again in the 19th century.
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Somerset House

Strand, WC2R 1LA, London
The dominant of Strand lends its space to an important cultural centre encompassing almost everything from film screenings to visual art. Numerous films were also shot here, for example two James Bond films, several Sherlock Holmes films and Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow.
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Lyceum Theatre

21 Wellington Street, London
The Lyceum Theatre is a 2,100-seat West End theatre located in the City of Westminster, on Wellington Street, just off the Strand. The origins of the theatre date to 1765. Managed by Samuel Arnold, from 1794 to 1809 the building hosted a variety of entertainments including a circus produced by Philip Astley, a chapel, and the first London exhibition of waxworks displayed by Madame Tussaud. From 1816 to 1830, it served as The English Opera House. After a fire, the house was rebuilt and reopened on 14 July 1834 to a design by Samuel Beazley. The building was unique in that it has a balcony overhanging the dress circle. It was built by the partnership of Peto & Grissell. The theatre then played opera, adaptations of Charles Dickens novels and James Planché's "fairy extravaganzas", among other works.
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Hiking

The Shard

32 London Bridge Street, SE1 9SG, London, GB
The Shard, one of London's largest architectural wonders, is Britain's tallest skyscraper and the fourth tallest in Europe. There are 95 stories in the tower and a viewing platform called "The View from the Shard" (with spectacular views of London) and even a hotel. There are 11,000 pieces of glass covering the shard. When building the building, many recycled materials were used (more than 90%). The shard was opened to the public on February 1, 2013. The skyscraper was built to remind people of a "vertical city" that offers residents numerous restaurants, bars, offices and a hotel.
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Green Park

This green municipal park is located in the heart of London and is overgrown by leafy, old, turf trees. It would not be a typical English park without its well-kept lawns that are inviting all passersby for a bit of relaxation or even a picnic. You would never guess that this area was once a swampy burial ground. There are also interesting sights to be seen there - for example, the Bomber Command Memorial and Canada Gate Memorial. This oasis of peace also played a part in English history. In 1840, Edward Oxford attempted to assassinate Queen Victoria here.
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Sky Garden

20 Fenchurch Street, EC3M 3BY, London
The roof garden is set at the top of the peculiarly shaped tower, often called "Walkie-Talkie". The huge glass dome houses three storeys of public gardens and it offers splendid views of the capital. This complex is also home to an observation deck, an open-air terrace, and some dining facilities. Head into one of the two exquisite restaurants, offering sophisticated dishes both for meat lovers and vegetarians, and enjoy the view of London. The tower is easily accessible as it is just a short walk from the centre of London. The nearest metro station is Monument, but Tower Hill, Tower Gate, Aldgate, Bank and Mansion House are nearby too.
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Saint James's Palace

Stable Yard Road, Westminster, London SW1A 1, UK
Built by King Henry VIII in the 16th century, this is actually the oldest royal palace in London. It serves as the official residence of the Princess Royal, Princess Beatrice of York, Princess Eugenie of York, and Princess Alexandra. The Royal Court is housed in the palace and official ceremonies take place here. Unfortunately, it is not open to public.
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OXO Tower Wharf

Barge House Street, SE1 9PH, London
The Oxo Tower is a building with a prominent tower on the south bank of the River Thames in London. The building has mixed use as Oxo Tower Wharf containing a set of design, arts and crafts shops on the ground and first floors with two galleries, Bargehouse and gallery@oxo. The OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie is on the eighth floor, which is the roof-top level with fine and casual dining. In addition to this, situated on the eighth floor is a viewing gallery open to the public. The third to seventh floors contain 78 flats owned by Redwood Housing. Much of the second floor can be hired out for events and weddings.
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Burger & Lobster

6 Little Portland Street, W1W 7JE, London
This restaurant offers delicious lobsters originating from Atlantic waters of Nova Scotia. prepared in varied styles. You can also get a tasty burger here.
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ArcelorMittal Orbit

3 Thornton Street, E20 2AD, London
A unique 114-meter tall sculpture and observation tower built for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Designed by two leading architects Sir Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond, it is currently the tallest tower in the country. The sculpture features two observation platforms with amazing 360-degree views of London and the world’s tallest and longest slide. The trip down the slide takes 40 seconds!
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Richmond Park

Located only a short train ride from central London, this vast park makes for a perfect hideaway. Originally serving as a deer park, the royal park encompasses pathways, streams, and ponds that recall the whimsical English nature. Explore its secluded spots and meet more than 600 red and fallow deer.
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Battersea Park

This oasis of peace definitely belongs to the most interesting parks in London. Apart from taking leisurely strolls, there is a lot to do: rent a boat and explore the lake, take your kids to an adventure playground or visit the park's Children Zoo. Be also sure to find the imposing pagoda and wander through an old English garden.
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Playing

Coca‑Cola London Eye

Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7PB, London
Come with us on the largest Ferris wheel in Europe. The view from the top is just fantastic, especially at night. From the top of the eye, you can see the entire downtown area with all of its iconic attractions (such as Big Ben, the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, etc.). Even if the bike is completely safe, you may feel a little bit sick when you are afraid of heights, so you should consider this before the visit. It is also strongly recommended that you book your tickets online and arrive about half an hour before the scheduled time so that you have enough time to pick them up.
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London Zoo

Regent's Park, NW1 4RY, London, GB
Originally, the zoo was built to be used for scientific purposes. It opened for the first time in 1828 and was turned into a public zoo in 1847. Now it is considered to be one of the most progressive zoos in the world. The zoo is home to more than 750 species, including various local and exotic animals, such as the endangered Asiatic lions. The first public aquarium, reptile house, and insect house were opened here. Also, the first children's zoo started operating in London Zoo. Various events are organized in the zoo (e.g. Children's Day or the Fire Walk) so be sure to check the official website before your visit.
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Disney Store

350-352 Oxford Street, W1C 1JH
No matter how your heart is grieving, in this popular shop offering a wide range of Disney official merchandise, you will lighten up. There must be at least one Disney blockbuster that you hold dear and you will surely find some collectables, plush toys and other items connected to it here. It is obviously a great place for families with children. And also a wonderful place for souvenir shopping since it is located right at Oxford Street along with many other shops of popular brands. However, be prepared for many people inside the shop and also long queues by the cash desks.
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Hampton Court Palace

East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU, UK
Located outside central London, this estate was originally used as a residence of the Royal family. Its museum now houses some pieces from the art collection of the British Royal Family. Do not miss its beautiful gardens and a maze.
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Princess Diana Memorial Playground

The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground is a memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales in Kensington Gardens, in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London. It was erected after her death at a cost of £1.7 million on the site of the existing Peter Pan children's playground which had been founded in the time of JM Barrie, but it is larger and more elaborate than the original. The design, by Land Use Consultants, was inspired by Barrie's Peter Pan. Its most prominent feature is a full-scale wooden pirate ship which serves as a climbing area for children, and is surrounded by sand in which they can play. Other features include slides, swings, and an area designed for those with disabilities, including fragrant plants and sound features. The playground is an example of a "natural play" concept, designed to stimuate children's imagination, sense of adventure, and to encourage them to challenge their physical and mental prowess.
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Holland Park

Ilchester Pl, London W8 6LU, United Kingdom
Holland Park is a district, the name of a street that unusually has three limbs and a public park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in west London.Holland Park's affluence can be attributed to five factors. These are its attractive, tree-lined, large Victorian townhouses; proximity to similar private housing estates; Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens centrepiece parks of London, centred about two kilometres away; and its nearby retail/leisure. Many shops, cultural tourist attractions, luxury spas, hotels and restaurants are around Holland Park such as High Street Kensington, Notting Hill, Holland Park Avenue, Royal Crescent, Westbourne Grove, Clarendon Cross and Ledbury Road. Portobello Market and Notting Hill Carnival are centred north of the area. The original estate did have a clear boundary when owned by Henry Vassall-Fox, 3rd Baron Holland, forming the private park to his main home at Holland House.
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Chessington World of Adventures

Leatherhead Road, KT9 2NE, Chessington
Chessington World of Adventures Resort is a Theme Park, Zoo and Hotel Complex in Chessington, Greater London, England, around 12 miles southwest of Central London. The complex opened as Chessington Zoo in 1931, with the theme park being developed alongside the zoo by The Tussauds Group and opening on 7 July 1987, as one of the first themed amusement parks in Britain. The theme park, which features over 40 rides, is now owned by Merlin Entertainments, following its merger with The Tussauds Group in 2007. Under Merlin, Chessington has been increasingly developed into a resort tourist destination, including two on-site hotels, a high ropes course and camp site. Chessington Zoo has over 1,000 animals, including western lowland gorillas, sea lions, and Sumatran tigers. It is split up into several areas: Trail of the Kings, Sealion Bay, Children's Zoo, Amazu, Penguin Bay and the Wanyama Village & Reserve as well as a Sea Life Centre.
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Relaxing

St. James's Park

London SW1A 2BJ, UK
London's oldest royal park was founded in 1603. It covers an area of ​​nearly 60 hectares and is located near Buckingham Palace. It includes a lake with two small islands (Duck Island and West Iceland). In the park there are many animals such as squirrels and pelicans. Take a moment to enjoy the beautiful views of London's attractions from the Blue Bridge spanning St. James's Park Lake. There are also some noteworthy places in the park itself, including the Tiffany Fountain or the Queen Victoria Memorial. Avid birdwatchers will feel very comfortable on Duck Island, home to at least 17 species of birds.
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Hyde Park

In London's largest park, the city's residents come to relax and enjoy the sunny days. It is also one of the eight Royal Parks in London. During the 2012 Summer Olympics, the triathlon took place here. Here are constantly organized various events (eg Royal Gun Salutes). Be sure to check the calendar on the official website before you visit. There are several monuments in the park, one of the most imposing is Diana Memorial Fountain (commemoration of Diana, Princess of Wales and her tragic death). Many attractions are also in the park, including the Speakers' Corner, an area for public speaking and open-air discussions.
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Leicester Square

The square brings together London's prominent entertainment venues. There are plenty of well-known theaters and cinemas around, such as Odeon Leicester Square. Film enthusiasts may know that various movie premieres are often held here. Leicester Square is a popular meeting and hang-out spot for both tourists and Londoners. Chinese New Year Celebrations also take place here. Make sure to go and see the fountain and statue of William Shakespeare in the middle of the Leicester Square garden. Its existence dates back to the 17th century and it was named after the Leicester House (which was the residence of the Earl of Leicester).
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Parliament Square

Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3JX, UK
Parliament Square sits close to many major London landmarks - from Westminster Abbey to the Houses of Parliament. Constructed in 1868, this square later featured the first traffic signals in the city. This place is home to several statues of notable British and foreign statesmen. For instance a bronze sculpture of the former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, or the anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela. Take a walk around the square and try to identify all eleven of them. Historically, this square was a place of many demonstrations and protests. One of the most famous is the Parliament Square Peace Campaign, which was spearheaded by Brian Haw. Between 2001 and 2011, Haw used to sit in front of the Westminster Palace and display posters with anti-war slogans as a form of protest against Great Britan's foreign policy. After his death in 2011, his legacy was carried on by his co-protester, Barbara Tucker.
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Kensington Gardens

London W2 2UH, UK
Adjacent to Hyde Park, these gardens are a part of the "lungs" of London city center. Head here for a bit of relaxing after exploring the Kensington Palace. Being home to a few restaurants and cafés too, this place invites you to just sit back and enjoy this peaceful get away from London's buzz. This garden is full of sights - visit the Italian Gardens, Albert Memorial and see Peter Pan Statue. Two contemporary art galleries (Serpentine Galleries) are also located here. Feeling sporty? Some of the paths are open for cycling. Or just take your kids to Diana Memorial playground, a magical place commemorating the late Princess.
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Diana Memorial Fountain

Hyde Park, W Carriage Dr, London W2 2UH, UK
Opened in 2004 by Her Majesty The Queen, this fountain symbolises the late Princess Diana's life, personality and love for children. The fountain is divided into two streams that cascade and bubble down until they meet into one pool. People are free to walk in the fountain. It was supposed to be accessible because Diana was seen as a very reachable princess. The water is freshly drawn from London's water table. This attraction is wheelchair accessible, and everyone is free to visit it and relax nearby.
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Primrose Hill

The highest hill in London offers breath-taking views of the capital and most tourists don't even know about it. Located only a short walk from the London Zoo, this park is a great get-away from the city's rush. Pack yourself a snack and go for a picnic with a view. You'll always remember seeing the sunset here. Be sure to look for an old oak tree, known as "Shakespeare's Tree", that was planted on the hill in 1864, celebrating the 300th anniversary of the playwright's birth. The park is well-facilitated, including an outdoor gym and also a children's playground.
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Kyoto Garden

Opened in 1991, this peaceful garden with a waterfall was a gift from Kyoto to celebrate the friendship between Japan and Great Britain. Head here if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in southwest London that houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world". Founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park in Middlesex, England, its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants, while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has over seven million preserved plant specimens. The library contains more than 750,000 volumes, and the illustrations collection contains more than 175,000 prints and drawings of plants. It is one of London's top tourist attractions and is a World Heritage Site. Kew Gardens, together with the botanic gardens at Wakehurst Place in Sussex, are managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, an internationally important botanical research and education institution that employs 750 staff and is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.The Kew site, which has been dated as formally…
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Shopping

Oxford Street

With around 300 shops, Oxford Street is Europe's busiest shopping street, home to a number of large department stores and many flagship stores. If you want to shop, you'll love the Regent Street and Bond Street shopping district! The road is located in the West End of London and is about 2.5 km long and was formerly part of the London-Oxford Road. It actually follows a Roman road that linked Hampshire to Colchester. The area can be very busy with shoppers and tourists and is quite polluted by the number of buses going along. Christmas is a busy, but especially enjoyable time on Oxford Street, where every year since 1959 it's been festooned with festive lights that are usually turned on by a celebrity.
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Covent Garden Market

London
As early as the 17th century, stalls and sheds had fruit and vegetables. In 1830, Charles Fowler was commissioned to design today's neoclassical building, making it a prominent and popular marketplace. Further buildings such as the flower hall or the anniversary market were added later. This former fruit and vegetable market has become a popular shopping district where tourists flock in bulk. Today, you can find almost everything here - crafts made in the UK, jewelery, leather, clothing, sweets or works of art and antiques. Enjoy the special atmosphere of the place with over twenty restaurants and bars. The outdoor farmers market takes place on the square from May to December.
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Harrods

87-135 Brompton Road, SW1X 7XL, London
This world-famous high-end department store consists of 330 departments. It is garish and stylish at the same time. There are seven floors and one million square meters of shopping. In addition to the luxurious shops, there are also two notable monuments, both of which are dedicated to the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed. Please note that the shop has a dress code since 1989. So do not try to wear ripped jeans, flip flops or anything like that. Do not worry that your children are bored. There are many toy shops that you can visit with them and they will certainly have fun.
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M&M's World

Swiss Court, 1 Leicester Square, London W1D 6AP, UK
With its four floors and approximately 3,250 square meters, this is the largest candy store in the world. Despite M&M's being the biggest chocolate selling brand in the world, this store is the only M&M's World in Europe. It was opened to the public in 2011 and the majority of the store is taken up by the store's merchandise, such as T-shirts, soft toys, M&M's characters and much more. But of course, the main draw of the store are the world-renowned M&M candies filled in plastic boxes of every shape and size imaginable. So if you are a fan of sweets, be sure to check this one out.
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Regent Street

Regent Street, London, UK
The street is a well-known shopping area located in the West End neighbourhood of London. Wondering about the unique name? The street is named after George IV who served as a Prince Regent before his reign. This street combines history, marvellous architecture and upscale shops. Numerous bars, cafés and restaurants are also located here. If hungry, you can choose from a variety of both local and international cuisines. Apart from these, it is also home to the University of Westminster. Regent Street makes for a nice place for a walk even if you don't plan to buy anything.
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Primark

499 - 517 Oxford Street, London, W1K 7DA, UK
A four-storey store full of cheap but trendy clothes, accessories and even confectionery, one could say that Primark has become a tourist attraction in its own right. There are two Primarks on Oxford Street, London, alone. You can reach this one easily by taking the Underground and exiting at Marble Arch Station. Beware that it gets very crowded and somewhat disorganized, especially on weekends and in the afternoon on workdays. Expect waiting lines for the dressing rooms as well as for the checkout. If you want to avoid these, visit the store as early in the morning as possible. On Sunday the store will let you in 30 minutes before the official opening hours. This is called browsing time. During it you may pick your clothes, however, you are only permitted to pay for them once the official opening hours start.
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Hamleys

188-196 Regent Street, W1B 5BT, London
Would you like to visit the biggest toy store in the world? Its five floors are a treat for both kids and adults. However, there is more to this large toy store than shopping. Your kids can participate in various workshops during your visit to Hamley's. Movie screenings take place in the store, too, just check the schedule before your visit. If you happen to be in London during your children's birthdays, they can have a birthday party here. The store is easily accessible via tube - the nearest stations are Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus, and Tottenham Court Road.
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Carnaby Street

This pedestrianized street, located in the Soho neighborhood, has a vast array of fashion and lifestyle retailers. Forget about the mass brands and look for original and unique shops. Carnaby Street is home to many British brands such as Paul Smith Soho and Pretty Green. This area is famous for its large number of cafés, bars, and restaurants that offer both local and international cuisines. There are also many traditional English pubs that are worth visiting. This popular street is also frequently mentioned in popular culture, for example in songs and films, and it even has a musical named after it - Carnaby Street the Musical.
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Baker Street

All Sherlock Holmes fans must be familiar with the address: 221B Baker Street, home to the beloved fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Now, you can find a Sherlock Holmes Museum here. But even if Sherlock means little to you, Baker Street has a lot to offer. It is a busy place with plenty of shops and cafés. If hungry, there's a variety of restaurants serving both international and local dishes, as well as many fast food eateries. The street is easily accessible by metro - station Baker Street.
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Sightseeing

Big Ben

Bridge Street
The most famous bell in Europe, maybe even the world, Big Ben, is one of London's landmarks. The tower is the third largest bell tower in the world and is over 150 years old. It was recently renamed Elizabeth Tower to honor Queen Elizabeth's 60-year reign. As part of Westminster Palace, it was designed in neo-Gothic style. There is no elevator - instead there are 334 steps leading upwards. Normally, visits are only available to British citizens who organize a trip through their Member of Parliament, but now they are completely closed due to renovations. They should be resumed in 2021. The bell itself was also silenced. The skyline in this part of London is spectacular. Taking pictures of Big Ben with the London Eye in the background is very popular.
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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 2UP, UK
This fascinating bridge is not only an icon of London, but also one of the most famous bridges in the world. Construction began in 1886 and it only took eight years to finish it. The view from the top is amazing, as the towers have a glass floor. Another sight worth seeing is the bridge open for ships to see. If you are interested, there is an exhibition in the Twin Towers dedicated to the history and construction of the bridge. In addition to various short films and interactive displays, you can also see some of the original designs of the bridge. Also check out the Victorian engine rooms.
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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N 5DN, United Kindgom
Trafalgar Square was designed in 1830 by John Nash and is the largest square in London. With all the cultural events, including demonstrations and New Year's Eve celebrations, it is often considered the heart of the city. In the middle of the square stands the Nelson column with four lion statues. It was built in 1843 to commemorate Admiral Nelson. The lions are a popular place for selfies, where tourists often climb. If you are in Trafalgar Square, you should visit the National Gallery. Its main entrance is in Trafalgar Square and you can see many works of art by famous artists (eg Da Vinci). Admission is free, so it's a good place for budget travelers.
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Piccadilly Circus

A famous intersection and public space in London's West End was built in 1819. It is famous for the neon signs placed around the square, the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain (commemoration of the works of Lord Shaftesbury) and the statue of Eros. There are many shops and boutiques that are either on the square itself or in the surrounding area, which is known as one of London's main shopping areas. There are also many bars, cafes and restaurants nearby. Due to its size, the place is a popular place for protests and demonstrations. The place also inspired many artists and musicians in their work. The Piccadilly Circus is also featured in the opening sequence of the popular BBC television series Sherlock.
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Saint Paul's Cathedral

Saint Paul's Church Yard, EC4M 8AD, London
This huge white cathedral and one of the tallest buildings in London serves as the seat of the Bishop of London and as a burial ground of important political figures (eg Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill). Here married Lady Diana Spencer in 1981 Prince Charles. The present church was built by Sir Christopher Wren, one of England's most famous architects, after the Great Fire of London in English Baroque style. The interior is as impressive as its exterior - note the mosaics on the ceiling (added by William Richmond in the 19th century) and the marble altar from 1958, which replaced the original large Victorian altar, which was damaged during World War II. The dome is supported by eight arches, reaches a height of 111 meters and contains three galleries - the Whispering Gallery (famous for its acoustics), the Stone Gallery and the highest point of the outer dome, the Golden Gallery accessible via 528 steps and offers one spectacular city view. Do not miss the artful crypts when you are in the cathedral. The Cathedral contains the tomb of Nelson, the tomb of Wellington and the tomb of Sir Christopher Wren. St. Paul's Cathedral is an active church. Therefore, make sure that you review the event calendar on the official website to ensure that the church is not closed due to religious events during your visit.
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Chinatown London

Gerrard Street, W1D 6JE London, UK
Discover the restaurants, bakeries and nightclubs and enjoy the great atmosphere of Chinatown. It's worth a visit. If you're in London for the Chinese New Year, be sure to head to Chinatown to celebrate the biggest celebration of this event outside of Asia. However, there is something to do here all year round. Chinatown has more than 80 restaurants, many of which offer authentic Chinese and Asian cuisine. You have many restaurants to choose from. As you stroll through Chinatown, you will find several blue plaques reminiscent of famous people and events.
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Millennium Bridge

This pedestrian steel suspension bridge that crosses the River Thames in London (which connects St. Paul's Cathedral with Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe) is best known for its innovative design. As the name implies, it reminds of the Millennium festivities of the year 2000. The locals called it "Wobbly Bridge", because it was closed shortly after its opening (actually only two days) because it easily moved when crossing people. However, this issue has been resolved and the bridge is now completely safe. Harry Potter fans may remember this bridge since she appeared in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
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London King's Cross

Euston Road, N1 9AL
King's Cross is home to St Pancras tube station, which is one of the busiest in London. The current building was built at the end of the 19th century and underwent extensive restoration between 2007 and 2012. If you're a Harry Potter fan, you'll surely remember that the famous Hogwarts Express departs from Platform 9 here. Sometimes the entrances within King's Cross are closed due to overcrowding at peak times. In these cases, employees will tell you where to go. If you have problems or questions regarding the train journey, you will receive the information and answers at the Rail Information Point.
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Prime Meridian of the World

Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, UK
If you want to stand on two hemispheres at the same time, visit this place where the meridian divides the earth. It is located at the Royal Greenwich Observatory and was founded in 1851 by English mathematician Sir George Biddell Airy. The zero meridian with longitude 0 ° is the reference line for the Greenwich Mean Time; it means that every new year starts at this line. Visit the surrounding museum and observatory to learn more about the universe, astronomy and the meridian line itself. The Flamsteed House, one of the oldest parts of the complex, is also worth a visit.
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Traveling

London Heathrow

Heathrow Airport Limited The Compass Centre Nelson Road Hounslow Middlesex TW6 2GW, UK
London Heathrow is a major international airport and the busiest airport in the UK and Europe. It now has 4 operator terminals (Terminal 2 - 5) connected via Heathrow Express. The easiest way to get to central London is the Heathrow Express, which leaves every 15 minutes. It connects the airport to Paddington Station and takes 15 minutes. Runs without interruption. A bit cheaper, but longer to reach London is the subway. The trains of the Piccadilly line serve all terminals and it takes between 50 and 60 minutes to get to the city. Taxi ranks are located in front of each terminal. Free Wi-Fi is available at all terminals - connecting to _Heathrow Wi-Fi.
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Victoria Station

Victoria Station, London SW1V 1JU, UK
This Central London railway station and London Underground complex was named after Queen Victoria and it is said to be the second-busiest terminus in London. If you arrive in London by bus, it is probable that you will travel through this station at some point. The fourth busiest underground station in London is connected to three lines, so it is easy to get to any part of the city. To help you navigate through the station, follow color lines on the floor that will lead you where you need.
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St Pancras International Station

Euston Road, N1C 4QP
A central London railway station with 15 platforms. It serves as a terminus for East Midlands Trains and high-speed trains heading to Paris or Brussels. This railway station could easily pass as the most beautiful of its kind in Britain. The beauty of the Victorian style of the exterior is enhanced by the clock tower, visible from afar. Its interior is dotted with various works of public art. Be sure to check Paul Day's The Meeting Place, a huge bronze statue of an embracing couple. You will find it under the station clock.
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London Paddington

Praed Street, W2 1HQ
Paddington, also known as London Paddington, is a Central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in the Paddington area. The site has been the London terminus of services provided by the Great Western Railway and its successors since 1838. Much of the main line station dates from 1854 and was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Paddington is the London terminus of the Great Western main line, operated today by Great Western Railway, which provides the majority of commuter and regional passenger services to west London and the Thames Valley region as well as long-distance intercity services to South West England and South Wales. It is also the terminus for the Heathrow Express and TfL Rail services to and from Heathrow Airport.
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London City Airport

Hartmann Road London E16 2PX East Ham Greater London United Kingdom
A small international airport with a single runway and one terminal building. The airport is easily accessible by public transport. Docklands Light Railway links the airport to London’s Under­ground and national rail stations. The closest National Rail stations are London Bridge, Waterloo and Stratford International. The airport is also operated by London Buses services and minicabs or taxis. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available at the airport, you need to pre-register for this service on the official website.
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Mansion House

Mansion House is a London Underground station in the City of London which takes its name from Mansion House, the residence of the Lord Mayor of London. It opened in 1871 as the eastern terminus of the Metropolitan District Railway. Today, Mansion House is served by the Circle and District lines. It is between Blackfriars and Cannon Street stations and it is in fare zone 1. The station is located at the junction of Queen Victoria Street and Cannon Street. Mansion House is a sub-surface station with three platforms. The westbound platform, number 1, and the eastbound platform, number 3, are shared by both the Circle and District lines. A third platform was used for terminating eastbound trains, however it is no longer used and the track removed as services continue and terminate at Tower Hill.
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Liverpool Street

A railway station served among local and regional trains also by Stansted Express. It has 18 platforms and operates since 1874.
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Emirates Air Line

Despite its bizarre sponsor, this cable line crosses the Thames in East London - and it is quite a sight. The views are breathtaking, especially during dawn/dusk. You can also spot aircraft taking off / landing at London City Airport pass over the line. The ride takes about 10 minutes.
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Euston Railway Station

NW1 2RT
An important railway station in London which was first opened in 1837. It belongs to the busiest ones in the country and provides both local and long-distance services. The underground station is located directly above the train station and the bus station is set just in front of the station.
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Hotels

The Ritz London

150 Piccadilly, W1J 9BR, London
Hotel Ritz may refer to: The Ritz Hotel, London Hôtel Ritz Paris Hotel Ritz Hotel Ritz Hotel Ritz
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Claridges

30 Mayfair, W1A 2JQ, London
Claridge's is a 5-star hotel at the corner of Brook Street and Davies Street in Mayfair, London. It has long-standing connections with royalty that have led to it sometimes being referred to as an "annexe to Buckingham Palace".
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St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel

Euston Road, NW1 2AR, London
The St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel is a hotel in London, England, forming the frontispiece of St Pancras railway station. It opened in 2011, and occupies much of the former Midland Grand Hotel designed by George Gilbert Scott which opened in 1873 and closed in 1935. The building as a whole including the apartments is known as St Pancras Chambers and between 1935 and the 1980s was used as railway offices. Its clock tower stands at 82m tall, with more than half its height usable.The upper levels of the original building were redeveloped between 2005 and 2011 as apartments by the Manhattan Loft Corporation.
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Covent Garden Hotel

10 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9HB
Covent Garden Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England. It is located in Monmouth Street near Seven Dials in the West End, a short walk away from the Royal Opera House, and is surrounded by some 21 theatres. The hotel is part of Tim and Kit Kemp's Firmdale Hotels.
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Covent Garden Hotel

Covent Garden Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England. It is located in Monmouth Street near Seven Dials in the West End, a short walk away from the Royal Opera House, and is surrounded by some 21 theatres. The hotel is part of Tim and Kit Kemp's Firmdale Hotels.
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Sea Containers House

Sea Containers House is a prominent building on the south bank of the River Thames in London.
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Royal National Hotel

35-81 Bedford Way, London

Dean Street Townhouse

69–71 Dean St., London, W1D 3SE, UK

Hotel Russell