It is said that when a person is tired of London, they are tired of life, as London has everything that life can afford. London is packed with museums, galleries and gorgeous Victorian monuments. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, book plane tickets to London, and cross this mesmerizing destination off your bucket list.
Once you have booked your flights to London, you need to decide the itinerary so that you can visit most of the places in London. To make your work easy, we have put together a list of the top 5 spots that must visit on your trip to London. Drench yourself in the culture of London by visiting the sights to behold in Central London.
The venue of the Royal family’s wedding ceremony, Westminster Abbey contains the tombs and memorials of great figures from history. Seventeen monarchs are buried here, along with some famous people such as Charles Dickens, Charles Darwin, and Thomas Hardy. Founded in 960 A.D., Westminster Abbey is the venue for every single coronation ceremony. Revel in the glory of this enthralling architectural marvel situated next to the Thames River. It can be visited from Monday to Saturday between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm. The Abbey is open till 6:30 pm on Wednesday.
Big Ben is the pet name of the 'Great Bell' inside Westminster’s clock tower. This Victorian ornamental clock is situated next to the River Thames, Westminster Abbey and the houses of Parliament. Your trip to London is incomplete without checking out this iconic landmark of Great Britain.
The façade of the Buckingham Palace is a spectacular sight at any time of the day. If you wish to check out ‘Guard Mounting’, commonly known as changing of the guard ceremony, make sure you are at the palace gates at 10:45 am sharp. This ceremony lasts for forty-five minutes, with the actual hand over taking place at 11:00 am.
The most ornate Victorian drawbridge you can ever set your eyes on, the Tower Bridge is built on the River Thames and is a must- visit destination on your trip to London. You can cross it or walk along the walkway built close to the bridge giving you a clearer view of this magnificent structure. Taking a cruise on the Thames is another great way to see Tower Bridge.
The National Gallery at Trafalgar Square is like a date with history. The gallery is free to enter and holds selected works of great artists like Vincent van Gogh, Botticelli, Raphael, and many others. It opens from 10 am to 6 pm from Monday to Sunday. Check out the hustle and bustle at Trafalgar Square and marvel at the great works on display inside the National gallery free of charge.
Buy London flight tickets from March to September. You can also pay a visit in October but remember that the days tend to get very short due to the U.K.'s proximity to the North Pole.
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