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Travel Guide: Five must-visit attractions in London

 

London, one of the most famous cities in the world, is filled with hundreds of attractions.

It is a place to visit if one is interested in history, culture and adventure.

Here are five stand out attractions in this beautiful city.

Big Ben

This is one of the most famous landmarks in London and your visit would not be complete without seeing it. It is a 320-feet high magnificent clock tower which is part of the Westminster Palace.

London eye

It is the fourth largest Ferris wheel in the world. It travels with a speed of about 0.6 miles per hour. It is one of the best places to go in London for the most thrilling adventure ever.

Buckingham Palace

Located in the heart of London, the magnificent structure is the residence of the monarchs of the United Kingdom. It has been the official residence of the royal family since 1837.

Trafalgar Square

This is a public square that is very significant in the history of Britain. It is named in honour of the British victory in the Battle of Trafalgar led by Admiral Lord Nelson in 1805. Nelson’s column, 171 feet high, is situated in the middle of the square.

A statue of Nelson is on top of the column. The square is also famous for the four massive bronze lions situated at the corners of the column.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is an iconic museum that displays the wax figures of famous and historic people from across the world. With more than 300 wax figures, it is a fascinating place to visit.

 

 

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