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Abbey Road Studios

The Beatles' 1969 album Abbey Road was recorded at this unassuming studio in St John's Wood, London. While many…

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Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament

Originally built for Edward the Confessor more than 1,000 years ago, the Houses of Parliament, or Palace of Westminster,…

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Borough Market

The Borough Market, located on Southwark Street at the southern end of London Bridge, is one of the United Kingdom's…

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British Museum

The British Museum is widely regarded as the world's greatest museum of human history and culture. Containing more than…

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Buckingham Palace and the Queen's Gallery

No visit to London would be complete without experiencing the pomp and ceremony of the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham…

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Camden Market

Camden Market is one of the most exciting shopping experiences London has to offer. Even if you're just browsing, Camden…

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Greenwich

Greenwich is the home of the Greenwich (or Prime) Meridian, which splits the globe into East and West, and is responsible…

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Harrods

Harrods, which proprietor Mohamed Al Fayed calls his 'Palace in Knightsbridge', promises one of the most extravagant…

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Imperial War Museum

An absolute must for history buffs, London's Imperial War Museum endeavours to give visitors an understanding of modern…

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London Eye

At 443ft (135m) tall, and weighing more than 250 double-decker buses, the London Eye is a truly spectacular feature of…

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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is the most famous wax museum gallery in the world, with more than 400 life-sized models of stars, famous…

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National Gallery

The National Gallery has an imposing and regal façade stretching across the northern side of Trafalgar Square,…

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Piccadilly Circus

Surrounded by neon advertising and fast-food restaurants, Piccadilly Circus is London's answer to New York's Times Square…

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Situated on the bank of the Thames, just 656ft (200m) from the site of Shakespeare's original Globe Theatre, this fantastic…

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Speaker's Corner at Hyde Park

Located right in the middle of London, Hyde Park is a huge patch of green and blue tranquillity in the midst of the bustling…

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St Paul's Cathedral

The great dome of St Paul's Cathedral has been a distinctive landmark on the London skyline for centuries. Built in 1673…

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Tate Modern

Housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which has been transformed by Swiss Architects Herzog & de Meuron into…

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Tower Bridge

The twin spires of the iconic drawbridge known as Tower Bridge stand 213 feet (65m) above the Thames River, and form…

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Tower of London

The Tower of London is perhaps as famous for its traditions as its imposing structure, located on the Thames River. It…

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Victoria and Albert Museum

Originally known as the Museum of Manufacture, the Victoria and Albert Museum (or V&A Museum, as it is popularly…

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Westminster Abbey

This church in the heart of the city is one of London's top tourist attractions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and rivals…

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

In June and July, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club is filled to capacity, with thousands of tennis fans eager…

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