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Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in central London, United Kingdom, and one of the Royal Parks of London, famous for its Speakers' Corner. Covering 142 hectares (350 acres) and with over 4,00 trees, a large lake, a meadow and ornamental flower gardens, there’s a good chance you’ll forget you are right in the centre of London.
Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. It is the largest four-faced chiming clock and the third-tallest free-standing clock tower in the world. The Palace of Westminster was destroyed by fire in 1834. In 1844, it was decided the new buildings for the Houses of Parliament should include a tower and a clock. The bell was refashioned in Whitechapel in 1858 and the clock first rang across Westminster in 1859.
The London Eye is a giant 135-metre (443 ft) tall Ferris wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames in the British capital. It is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, visited by over 3.5 million people annually. Already offering unrivalled views of London, the bespoke cinematic addition to the EDF Energy London Eye will now provide yet another magical and entertaining way to experience our capital city, further enhancing the value and the experience of a trip to London.
Buckingham Palace is the London home and primary residence of the British monarch. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality. During the summer, visitors can tour the nineteen State Rooms, which form the heart of the Palace. These magnificent rooms are decorated with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Canaletto and sculpture by Canova.
Enjoy a relaxing cruise and see the sights of London from the Thames river. Sightseeing cruises on the River Thames every day of the year (except Christmas Day 25 December) between Westminster , Waterloo (London Eye), Tower and Greenwich piers.
Royal Albert Hall
The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall and one of the UK's most treasured and distinctive buildings, recognisable all over the world. Opened by Queen Victoria in 1871, the Hall is a registered charity which receives no public funding. Each year it hosts over 360 events which include classical music, jazz, world music, circus, rock, pop, opera, dance, comedy, tennis, dinners, award ceremonies and the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance.
Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens and has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century.
Oxford Street is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster in the West End of London, England. There are 548 shops in Oxford Street and it is Europe's busiest shopping street as well as the most dense. With its heady mix of unrivalled shopping, fascinating history, captivating architecture, mouth-watering cuisine and unbeatable deals there’s nowhere better than London’s Oxford Street.
Harrods is a high-end department store located in Brompton Road. Several of its departments, including the seasonal Christmas department and the Food Hall, are world famous. Established in 1849 as a humble grocery store employing two assistants. It offers everything from food to fashion, furniture to sportswear plus 20 in-store restaurants serving every kind of cuisine imaginable from pizza to sushi. Services range from piano tuning to fitting saddles.
Westfield London is a shopping centre in Shepherd's Bush, the centre is noted for its size. At the time of its opening it was reported to be the third largest shopping centre in the United Kingdom. One of the world's most famous department stores, it is an architecturally stunning showcase for 5 anchor stores: Debenhams, Next, Marks and Spencer, House of Fraser, Waitrose and over 265 luxury, premium and high street retailers from more than 15 different countries.
Tate Modern is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and is the most-visited modern art gallery in the world. It is based in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of Central London.
The British Museum
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. Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Visitors enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof, centred around the magnificent Great Court. World-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies are visited by up to 5.8 million visitors per year.There is also a programme of special exhibitions and daily gallery tours, talks and guided tours.