If you are planning a trip to London, how do you decide where to go? London is massive. It takes days, weeks really, to see the best of it and trying to figure out what to do can be overwhelming.
BIG BEN LONDON
The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London’s most iconic landmarks and must-see London attractions. Technically, Big Ben is the name given to the massive bell inside the clock tower, which weighs more than 13 tons (13,760 kg). The clock tower looks spectacular at night when the four clock faces are illuminated.
HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT LONDON
Most of this iconic building was built in the mid-19th century following a devastating fire in 1834. Westminster Hall survived the fire and dates from 1097. All visits are currently suspended. For the latest updates and online content, please go to the website and sign-up to the e-newsletter.
STROLL ACROSS WESTMINSTER BRIDGE
In the heart of the bustling city of London, overlooking the tranquil waters of River Thames lies the oldest structure of London, Westminster Bridge.
With the County Hall on one side and the London Eye on the other. The strategic location makes it accessible to the city’s most magnificent monuments and happening places. While the daily traffic commutes on its smooth roads. The wide pavements have pedestrians strolling on the bridge and capturing the picturesque vistas atop it.
Westminster Palace, rebuilt in the year 1840 on the site of important medieval remains. It is a fine example of neo-Gothic architecture. The site – which also comprises the small medieval Church of Saint Margaret, built in Perpendicular Gothic style.
Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of the UK’s sovereigns since 1837. Today is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch. Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The King. The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are open to visitors every summer.
TAKE A STROLL ON THE MALL
The Mall is the wide, tree-lined street leading up to Buckingham Palace. When a big event occurs in London. whether it’s a funeral or a marriage, people line the streets to watch the royal procession. This is the place to be, an iconic street in London, with Union Jack flags lining the road.