A luxurious lifestyle, a well-cultured society and excellent places to visit is the best way to describe the city of London. London can rightfully be termed as the crown of the entire European continent.Being the capital of England, London is naturally an advanced city. However,it still maintains various old structures of historical importance that are major tourist attractions. London leads in all major fields including arts, culture, finance, and tourism that make a visit even more desirable. Touring the European continent can thus never be complete without first making a visit to London.
Tourist attractions in London
Buckingham Palace demonstrates the power and strength of England, which once ruled nearly half the world. The Palace building is the residence of the Monarch of the United Kingdom. Buckingham Palace can be visited and you can learn more about the lifestyle of the Royal family. During the months of August and September, some rooms are open for tourist visits, displaying some of the finest works of arts and other royal possessions.
The giant Ferris wheel on the banks of river Thames stands up to its name. Also known as the Millennium wheel, the giant structure provides an unmatched view of the vast city of London, from an elevation of 440 feet. The entire wheel is supported by an A-shaped structure on only one single side, which in itself, is a remarkable design.
The British Museum displays a vast collection of arts and artifacts, many of which are very valuable. The British Museum has one of the largest and one of the most beautiful collections in the world since many of the artifacts have been collected from countries all across the globe. Many artifacts have exciting stories relating to their origin, providing an opportunity to learn more about their history, along with the fun of traveling.
Though initially a museum, the London Dungeon has evolved into a lot more. It now features live acts of various historical events from the past 1,000 years, in both humorous as well as horror performances. The actors are very professional and their efforts bring the acts to life. Along with this, the London Dungeon also uses special effects and rides to add to the fun aspect. You can never truly appreciate the glory of the acts unless you see them yourself.
Churchill War Rooms:
Visiting a place which changed the course of history and resulted in the world as it is today, is surely a thrilling experience. The ‘Churchill War Rooms’ is a museum that includes the ‘Cabinet War Rooms’. The ‘Cabinet War Rooms’ is an underground structure that served as the British command center during World War Two. You can get an insight into the life of Winston Churchill at the biographical Churchill museum. Even if you have the slightest interest in history, you will thoroughly enjoy each and every square inch of the ‘Churchill War Rooms’.
The city of London is not a royal city just because it serves as a home to the Royal Family, but also because it has royalty thrust upon it and in the way of living it adopts.