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  • Visiting London’s Famous Buildings

    Visiting London’s Famous Buildings

    If you’ve never been to London, or have even been there several times, there are points of interest throughout the city that are worth checking out. London is not only rich in history, but offers wonderfully famous buildings. Visiting them during your trip is definitely a must. Perhaps one of the most famous buildings in London is Buckingham Palace. The home of Queen Elizabeth II, it has housed Britain’s sovereigns since 1837. Since then it has evolved from a mere town house that was once owned by the Dukes of Buckingham in the 18th century. Other famous buildings that house London’s royalty are St. James Place, Clarence House, and also Kensington Palace. Kensington Palace was started in 1689 when William and Mary purchased the mansion shortly after their ascension. It was then…

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  • Ten Things to Do in London

    Ten Things to Do in London

    If you’re planning a vacation to London, be sure to take advantage of this wonderful city with so much to offer. London is brimming with an array of exciting things to do and things to see for all ages and tastes. As one of the culture capitals of the world, London holds sight seeing and tourist adventures that you can’t experience anywhere else. Get the most out of your London vacation and let it loose by visiting these ten must see things to do in London! 1. The British Museum. Sir Hans Sloane had contributed his mass collection of over 71,000 interesting items when the British Museum was founded in 1753. In the nineteenth century, the museum began to flourish, increasing its inventory of interesting items to over seven million; many of these items are over 10,000 years old. The…

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  • Buckingham Palace

    Buckingham Palace

    The Buckingham Palace is the most well-known landmark in all of London. As for its history, it was built in 1702. Throughout the years, it changed hands many times and underwent numerous restoration projects. It was in 1837 when it became the home of royalty. The first monarch to live there was Queen Victoria. Today, the palace is home to The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. It is also used for administrative purposes. In fact, it is one of the few working palaces remaining in the world. If traveling to London in August or September, you can tour the palace’s State Rooms. Tours are only available during the summer. Watch the Changing of the Guards Throughout the year, you will find the Changing of the Guards. On average, a…

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