By Leo Josh
London is one of the most popular metropolitan cities of UK located at the most soothing urban area in the branch of river Thames. People from various parts of the globe come to this city to enjoy their vacation. Therefore, the government of London issued a number of tourist agencies to guide their travelers properly for the city’s attractions.
A list of top 10 places in London to be experienced must is as follow:
1. The Tower of London:
The Tower of London is located at the heart of the city. Initially the tower was used as the residence of the monarchs of the city; however now the tower is more famous for its use as a prison. A number of famous prisoners were imprisoned over there namely Ranulf Flambard, Anner Boleyn, Elizabeth I, etc. The surrounding area of the tower is consists of several restaurants and shopping centres.
2. The London Royal Air Force Museum:
Located at the northern province of London, the RAF museum is one of the most noted tourist spots. Over 100 aircraft and a number of objects which had been used in the period of World War I and World War II are stored there.
3. Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker:
Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker was used as the subterranean shelter during the period of Cold War. Nowadays the bunker is used for operations centre in Brentwood, Essex.
4. Westminister Abbey:
King Edward constructed the structure of Westminister Abbey during the early eleventh century. A number of royal and national events such as wedding ceremonies, coronation, burials, etc. are exalted over there.
5. Buckingham Palace:
The Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarchs. The major attraction of the palace is the ceremony ‘Changing the Guard’. It is a 45 minutes ceremony which took place daily in the summer at 11:30am and on alternate days in winter.
6. Leeds Castle:
While discussing on the 10 most attracting places in London, Leeds castle can be considered as one of the most beautiful and survived castle of London. Leeds castle is located at the centre of the Maidstone city, London. In the year of 1119, the castle was constructed by Robert de Crevecoeur, and was passed through the hands of numerous royal hands.
7. St. Pauls Cathedral:
The St. Pauls Cathedral is one of the most iconic buildings and the seat of the Dioceses of London. Audio tours of different languages like English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Italian are available here. Tourists need to contact Transport for London Telephone Number at first to avail the language of their choice.
8. British Museum:
The British museum is one of the world’s foremost museums of history. The world’s largest and most revered collections are stored in this museum starting from Samurai swords to Babylonian stonework to Romanian pottery and glasses. Free audio guides are available in the museum which takes place at 10:30am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm daily.
9. Winsdor Castle:
Winsdor castle is the world’s oldest castle structured during the period of the Normans at 1000-1099AD. The most beautiful scenario of Windsor castle is when the whole are is covered with 1000 of flourished cherry trees over 13 acres plot. Numerous exhibitions took place in the castle. A typical visit to the castle may take 3 to 4 hours.
10. House of Parliament:
During the 16th century, the house of parliament was constructed. The famous housing Big Ben and the iconic clock tower are the part of this UNESCO World Heritage site.