Vacationing in London is a great experience. There are many things to do in the city, from visiting the Tower of London and riding the London Eye to exploring the British Museum and walking along the River Thames.
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And that’s just scratching the surface! Whether you’re interested in history and culture or just want to enjoy some of the best food and shopping in the world, the things to do in London are endless.
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The Tower of London is a popular tourist attraction, and for good reason. This historic castle has served as a royal palace, a prison, and zoo! Today, visitors can explore the tower’s many rooms and corridors and see some of the crown jewels.
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Buckingham Palace is one of the most iconic buildings in London. Visitors can tour the State Rooms, which are lavishly furnished with works of art from the Royal Collection, or explore the Palace Gardens, open to the public during the summer months.
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Westminster Abbey continues to be one of London’s most popular tourist attractions. Visitors can explore Abbey’s centuries-old architecture, view the tombstones of famous historical figures, and even attend a service. However, there is much more to Westminster Abbey than meets the eye.
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One of the most iconic landmarks in London is Tower Bridge. This beautiful bridge spans the River Thames and offers stunning cityscape views. Visitors can walk across the bridge or go up to the top level to get an even better view.
Among the things to do in London, don’t miss a chance to go to the London Eye. This Ferris wheel is one of the tallest in Europe and offers gorgeous views of the cityscape. If you’re lucky, you may even see iconic landmarks like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace.
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