London Landmarks Guide
London is a great place to visit for a number of reasons, whether you go for the entertainment, art or just to see the sights, London has it all.
There are a number of independent tour providers operating around London, offering boat rides, bus tours and walk around guides throughout the ci...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Westminster Abbey is steeped in more than a thousand years of history. Benedictine monks first came to this site in the middle of the tenth century. The present church is one of the most important Gothic buildings in the country. The Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066 and is the final resting place of seve...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Southwark Cathedral is an oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of London’s inner city life. This glorious Gothic building is the mother church in Southwark and has been a site of worship for over 1,000 years. Situated at the heart of Bankside it is close to London Bridge and the historic Borough Market.
St Swi...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
London can be the ideal place for a couple to escape to for the weekend. Steeped in history, London has some of the most well-known tourist attractions in the world, such as Tower Bridge, Big Ben and the London Eye - all iconic images that most people could easily recall.
With a host of luxury five-star hotels, it is ...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Sometimes we need a holiday with a difference. The old sun, sea and sand can get tiresome year in and year out. A new type of break has been highlighted recently and is just interesting enough to be worth a look.
A UK holiday which includes the London Walks attraction has been recommended as offering good "value ...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010
Asks jammyjoe A. The best ones include the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Museum of London, the Imperial War Museum, the National01:00 Mon 03rd Dec 2001
The London Wetland Centre is a wetland reserve managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) in the Barnes area of London. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a leading conservation organisation saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world. WWT is the only UK charity with a national network of spe...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Middle Temple is one of the four Inns of Court which have the exclusive right to Call men and women to the Bar. The buildings and tradition of learning date as far back as the middle of the 14th century. The Inn's name derives from the Knights Templar who were in the possession of the Temple site for some 150 years.
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Syon Park is situated in West London and it belongs to the Duke of Northumberland and is now his family's London residence. The park is the last privately owned country estate in London. The gardens at Syon are renowned for their extensive collection of rare trees and plants since 'Capability' Brown landscaped the park...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture in London. Its collections, which number more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginning to the present.
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The Royal Opera House is a magnificent building in the heart of London’s Convent Garden. Closely linked to the famous composer Handel the theatre has a fascinating history. It is possible to go on backstage tours and see how the Opera House runs on a day to day basis. The stage has played host to some of the worl...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Spencer House has been recognised as one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and is, today, the city's only great eighteenth-century private palace to survive intact. The House was built for an ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales and has a splendid terrace and garden with magnificent vi...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Tower Bridge is a busy and vital crossing of the Thames: it is crossed by over 40,000 people (motorists, cyclists and pedestrians) every day. The most famous bridge in the world also houses four stunning venue areas, each one a unique and memorable setting for celebrations of every kind.
Construction started in 1886 a...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
St Paul’s Cathedral is not only an iconic part of the London skyline but also a symbol of the hope, resilience and strength of the city and nation it serves. Above all, St Paul’s Cathedral is a lasting monument to the glory of God. Its rich and diverse history means there is lots for visitors to the Cathedr...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Wellington Arch, also known as Constitution Arch or (originally) the Green Park Arch, is a triumphal arch located to the south of Hyde Park and at the north western corner of Green Park. Wellington Arch is a landmark for Londoners and visitors alike. Originally commissioned as a grand outer entrance to Buckingham Palac...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Somerset House is a spectacular neo-classical building in the heart of London, sitting between the Strand and the River Thames. Somerset House hosts open-air concerts and films, contemporary art and design exhibitions, family workshops and free guided tours of spaces usually hidden to visitors.
With such a varied hist...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Benjamin Franklin House in the heart of London is a heritage 'gem.' The world's only remaining home of Benjamin Franklin was opened to the public for the first time on 17 January 2006, Ben Franklin's 300th birthday, as a dynamic museum and educational facility, encompassing a historical experience, a student science ce...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, it was founded in 1852. Its collection spans 3000 years of art, from ancient times to the present day, in virtually every ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Asks Mable Jackson A. There are quite a few good ones that all offer different services e.g. transportation and travel around the UK; booking and planning a trip abroad; organised tours etc. It01:00 Mon 25th Feb 2002
Asks alicevida A. The islands of Trinidad and Tobago are both located off the coast of Venezuela and share a government and central administration - so are always twinned together. They gained01:00 Mon 22nd Oct 2001
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