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Experience London’s Culture and History in One Day

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The United Kingdom is one of the countries that anyone can consider to live in. According to US News, the country ranks at number 5 in the best places in the world. With its rich history and culture, the United Kingdom becomes an established nation that co-influence the other countries. The capital city, London, is currently one of the leading cities on the financial and banking sector. It is the major contributor to the nation’s economic growth. Although it is known for its urbanised lifestyle, London has a cultural and historical landmark that attracts locals and tourists all around the world. In fact, there are various destinations that can be explored within a day.

 

Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower of London. Source: Flickr

 

Tower of London is an iconic landmark is popular due to its historical background. A lot of execution, torture, and imprisonment took place in this site that includes the death of King Henry VII’s two wives. Another great thing you can find in this landmark is the collection of the world’s crown jewels or also known as Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.

 

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral. Source: Flickr

 

St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of the sightseeing attractions in London. Its architectural design is considered the city’s global masterpiece. The interior of the cathedral comprises artistic mosaics and paintings. The top of the cathedral offers a scenic view of the city.

 

London Westminster Abbey

London Westminster Abbey

London Westminster Abbey. Source: Flickr

 

Anyone who has visited or planning to visit London should drop by to London Westminster Abbey. It has an exquisite gothic architecture design that entails the city’s history. In fact, 17 monarchs were buried in this site. Aside from its majestic design, there is another historical piece that can be found in this building. It is called Coronation Chair that was used by King Edward I for his coronation ceremony in 1926. Since then, the throne was used for all the coronation of monarchs.

 

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Stonehenge. Source: Pixabay

 

This UNESCO World Heritage site is an ancient tourist attraction of London. In this landmark, anyone can expect a magical vibe as it entails mystery on its structure.

 

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace. Source: Pixabay

 

Buckingham Palace is known to be one of the official residences of the monarchs. It has State Rooms or public rooms in which monarchs can receive and entertain its guests and government officials. Various artistic pieces such as Sèvres porcelain and sculptures by Canova can be seen in this famous city landmark.

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