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London Travel: 10 Places You Should NOT Visit (part 2)

Canary Wharf shopping center

Canary Wharf is a large shopping center and towering high-rise buildings in the area. It seems that it can be considered a “small city” in London. This area is famous as the financial district of the capital. Therefore, it only has boring gray skyscrapers. Any visitor will find the business district more beautiful than the Canary Wharf in other vibrant areas of London.

The London Eye

The London Eye is one of the famous tourist attractions in London and is a symbol in this city. At 135m altitude compared to London it is not surprising that people wait. There will be the long lines of tourists waiting to be up there. Instead, you can use this time to visit other attractions in the city. A standard ticket costs £ 20. However, you should consider taking a trip down Alexandra Palace or Primrose Hill, to see the spectacular city skyline without spending money.

The Shard

Located a short distance from London Bridge Station, The Shard is perhaps one of the most iconic buildings in London. However, London does not lack beautiful views, you can actually get better views from places like Sky Garden and Heron Tower.

Madame Tussauds

The wax statues in London are undeniable, however, Madame Tussauds is not the only place in the world with these wax statues. So instead of crowding in this crowded spot, you can go to the Natural History Museum for a unique experience traveling to London.

Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus can be very famous. But in fact, aside from a few shops and statues of Eros, the circus is mostly just a transportation hub.

The club in Mayfair

If you’re looking to save money, Mayfair drinks are not a good option. Because the entrance ticket is significantly more expensive than in other areas of London. The Mayfair club also has a very different atmosphere from other places in the city.

Many people show a sense of ‘exclusivity’ to them, which can be frustrating for travelers who want to find London’s cultural flavor at this famous London attraction.

 

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Interesting Facts About London Eye

London Eye or Millennium Wheel century is a giant observation circle 135 meters high on the banks of the River Thames. This place has become a symbol of England for many years. This article will introduce some interesting information about this famous destination.

Any traveler in the UK wants to experience the London Eye and see the city from above. The whole of London is so large that the baby is gathered in the vault very interesting. London Eye rotation is one of the four largest rotation in the world, many couples choose to be a place of marriage and wedding ceremony, even becoming a restaurant on festivals.

Built in 1999, the London Eye is Europe’s tallest roundabout. It is 443 ft tall and moves at 0.9 km per hour. The London Eye has a total of 32 cabins which represent 32 districts of the city. However, they are numbered from 1 to 33. Because of the British view, 13 is an unfortunate number so the London Eye has no 13th cabin.

London Eye is located west of Jubilee Gardens, on the south bank of the Thames in London’s Lambeth Area, between Westminster Bridge and Hungerford Bridge. This roundabout is a 5-minute walk from Waterloo subway station. Admire the 360-degree panoramic view of London through sitting on the London Eye is one of the exciting experiences. From there, visitors can also identify famous landmarks to explore London.

More than 5,000 people have been engaged on the London Eye since opening until now. If you want to do the same thing in a private cabin, it will cost about 559 USD including champagne. More than 500 weddings are also held here and the first marriage ceremony takes place in 2001.

Guests who purchase a standard ticket to visit the London Eye for 30 minutes, which is exactly the same round of rotation. Visitors can look in the sky at the royal buildings and see the towering Big Ben tower at the Houses of Parliament. If you choose the trip time in time, the London Eye looks like a starry sunset. Officially opened to the public in 2000, the London Eye quickly became one of London’s recognized symbols. Stone jewelry that appeared in films like Harry Potter or The Fantastic Four promoted the image.

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5 Best Places to Visit in London

If you have a chance to visit London, you will be immersed in a space that is both ancient and vibrant with a system of restaurants as well as entertainment and art performance areas. Here are 5 places you should visit when traveling to London.

1. Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a large square in London where the Lord Horatio Nelson’s anniversary in the battle against Napoleon’s naval forces in the Trafalgar battle occurred in 1805. The monument’s feet are surrounded by four giant lions. Giant with fountain. Trafalgar has become a world-famous square and an attractive place in London that you should visit.

2. Palace of Westminster

Located close to the River Thames, facing the Big Ben Clock Tower, Palace of Westminster is located here just like an architectural masterpiece of mankind. You can line up for a free House of Representative’s discussion. Next to parliament is Westminster Abbey. This is truly a cultural heritage left in the 11th century with characteristic Gotic architecture. You will have the opportunity to learn and admire the tomb of the king of England.

3. London Eye

Located on the banks of the River Thames, the London Eye is like a giant wheel with a height of 135 meters, with 32 seats that can observe the cityscape. It is a great sight-seeing spot of London city. Thus, the London Eye can attract many tourists to the UK. The number of tourists reaches more than 3.5 million people every year.

4. Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the residence of Queen Elizabeth II. In front of the palace is the place where the turn-over sessions and large meetings are held. Therefore, this place attracts many visitors to visit.

5. Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is dubbed the paradise of grass and flowers. More than 30,000 varieties of plants are grown here, from woody plants to fresh, beautiful bell flowers.

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