As one of the world’s great cities, London is packed with mega-tourist-attractions. From iconic sights, such as Parliament, with its famous Big Ben
to the Tower Bridge, a distinctively designed span across the Thames,
to one of the most infamous castles in the world, the Tower of London,
the list is practically endless. Add in the churches, such as, St Paul’s Cathedral, built by Christopher Wren after the city’s Great Fire,
and Westminster Abbey, where English monarchs are crowned and where the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will take place.
Buckingham Palace is the home of the Queen and the scene of the daily “Changing of the Guard.”
Harrod’s is one of the largest and most interesting department stores in the world.
One of London’s great gathering places is Trafalgar Square, dedicated to Lord Nelson, a national hero.
Another gathering place is Covent Garden, the home of Punch & Judy.
Hyde Park is one of London’s most popular parks. The Albert Memorial is one of its monuments.
Another reminder of Victoria’s consort is the Royal Albert Hall, one of the city’s most famous entertainment venues.
If plays are your thing, then you must visit the New Globe Theater, designed to resemble the theater which Shakespeare frequented during the Elizabethan Age.
The London Eye, a giant ferris wheel alongside the Thames, provides great views of the city..