London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and has a rich and vivid history.
Some of the most popular attractions include the BRITISH MUSEUM (free entry), where you can see the Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies, TRAFALGAR SQUARE with the National Gallery (free entry), where you will find works by Van Gogh, Botticelli, Constable, da Vinci, Renoir etc, TATE MODERN (free entry) with exhibitions by Damien Hirst, Gaugin, on the banks of the RIVER THAMES, the NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM (a must with children), with a famous dinosaur exhibition and a 40 million year-old spider.
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If you are visting London you may well take a ride on the LONDON UNDERGROUND 'The Tube' - you can find a London Tube map of all the Underground Stations here.
THE LONDON EYE is the world's highest observation wheel, THE SCIENCE MUSEUM (free entry), with fascinating inter-active displays, THE TOWER OF LONDON, where you can see the Crown Jewels and ancient dungeons, THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM (free entry) with historical displays going back 3,000 years and MADAME TUSSAUDS, where you can see eye to eye with the rich and famous. You can even take a tour inside BUCKINGHAM PALACE, home of the Queen and the Royal Family.
Many people like to take in a show when they are in London. The WEST END has a rich variety of plays and musicals all year round, housed in beautiful, historical theatres.
Of course, London's shopping is legendary: from Covent Garden to Bond Street, Carnaby Street to Knightsbridge, there really is something for every taste and every pocket.
Famous shops include Selfridges, Fortnum and Mason, Harrods and Hamleys. Or maybe you would rather take afternoon tea at the Savoy, the Ritz or The Dorchester?
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And if all this city life has you gasping for a breath of fresh air, then London has plenty of green spaces, such as Hyde Park, Regent's Park and Kew Gardens.
Getting around London is pleasant and easy. There are international, busy airports at Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted, excellent rail and underground connections and the famous black cabs and red buses to take you everywhere giving you a chance to rest those weary legs, after a day of sight-seeing.
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