Top 10 Sights
Sights, Full Index
London's sights are
famous around the world. Given here are some of the most popular. A
sightseeing tour is an excellent way to see many of London's principal sights:
tours run at frequent intervals daily from Piccadilly Circus, Victoria Street
underground), Baker street and Marble Arch.
Mall, SW1. Tel: 0207
James' Park underground.
The official London
residence of Her Majesty The Queen. The Changing of the Guard
ceremony takes place at 11:30 (daily during the summer and
alternate days in winter).
of Westminster, SW1.
Rebuilt in 1840 on the
site of the old Palace of Westminster, which was destroyed by
fire. Open only when Parliament is in session. To hear debates
from House of Lords Strager's Gallery, queue at St Stephen's
entrance on: Mon (if sitting), Tue and Wed for admission from
14:40, Thu from 15:00, Fri (if sitting) from 11:00. To hear
debated from House of Commons Stager's Gallery queue at St
Stephen's entrance Mon-Thu for admission from 16:15 (Wed from
10:00; Fri from 09:30). For info Tel 0207
Street Kensington station.
While Kensington Palace
remains a private Royal residence, the State Apartments, Royal
Ceremonial Dress Collection, Gardens and Orangery are open to
One of London's most
famous landmarks. Situated inside is the Tower Bridge
Experience, an exciting exhibition on the bridge.
New Globe Walk, Bankside,
SE1. Tel: 0207
The story of the
re-creation of one of the most important public theatres ever
built. Unique opportunity of seeing an Elizabethan theatre
building reconstructed from materials, techniques and
craftsmanship of 400 years' ago.
An information on this
page has been extracted from a guide for leisure and business travelers, published by Heathrow express.
Hill, EC4. Tel: 0207
cathedral, built by Sir Christopher Wren, embodies much of the
city's history from Roman times to the present day.
Palace Road, SW1. Tel: 0207
Royal carriages, horses
Hill, EC3. Tel: 0207
The famous sentinnel-landmark
of London's history, inextricably linked with royalty, passion,
treason and sudden death. See the new Crown Jewel exhibition as
well as many other relics and the armouries.
owes its very existence to the majestic river which flows
through its centre. It is from the River that you can enjoy some
of London's most famous sights and heritage. Sightseeing boats
operate all year round from several piers, Westminster Pier is
the most central and offers cruises up river to Kew, Richmond
and Hampton Court and down river to Tower, Greenwich and the
Thames Barrier. Piers: Westminster, Westminster underground.
Charing Cross Pier, Charing Cross underground. Tower Hill Pier,
Tower Hill underground.
Passenger Association: 0207
Square, SW1. Tel: 0207
English kings and
queens since William the conqueror in 1066 have been crowned
here, and many of them are buried within its walls.
SW1. Tel: 0207
Largest and most
important Roman Catholic church in England. Fine Marbles and
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