Three Must-See Attractions In London

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If you are about to visit London scroll down and get to know some interesting facts about three of the most popular tourist attractions in the most culturally vibrant city in the world. Check out the Three Must-See Attractions In London. After you see the photos you will be booking a flight to the UK.

Buckingham Palace

This palace was build in the 1705 as the town home of the duke of Buckingham. Since 1837 the Buckingham Palace have been the official residence of Britain’s monarchs. Queen Victoria was the first British monarch to live in Buckingham Palace. It has an incredible number of rooms, in total 775. It also has 1,514 doors and 760 windows, and the windows are cleaned every six weeks. The Buckingham palace has the largest private gardens in London, containing a boating lake, tennis courts, a helicopter landing pad and more than 300 species of flowers and trees.

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Big Ben

The original name of the tower was The Clock Tower and Big Ben was just a nickname. But as the time passed it became commonly known as Big Ben and now this name is widely used. It’s located at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. It first chimed on the 31 May, 1859 and since then it chimes every fifteen minutes. This clock is often in the establishing shot of films set in London. When you are in town make sure you visit Big Ben cause according to some recent surveys it is the most popular tourist attraction in London.

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London Eye

The London Eye is probably the most popular wheel in the world cause it’s the world’s tallest one. When it first opened it was called Millennium Wheel.On a bright, sunny and clear day you can see forty kilometers in all directions. It needs thirty minutes to complete a revolution and it doesn’t have to stop in order visitors to step on or off. It has thirty two capsules and each holds twenty five passengers. Another interesting fact about it is that on average more people visit it than The Great Pyramids of Giza or Taj Mahal. This wheel is what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. It has become the symbol of London. It’s public and accessible, and it is in a great position at the heart of London. If you ever find yourselves in London make sure you visit it.  

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