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The 10 most famous sights of the United Kingdom (Part 1)

You are just a few days in the UK, but you have already so much on your list that you really want to see? That’s understandable because the UK is huge and has a lot of interesting things to offer. That’s why we’ve put together a small list for you with ten of the sights you shouldn’t miss!

Here comes the first part:

  • Tower of London

The Tower of London has a wide variety to offer: It used to be a prison and therefore has a bloody past. This is one of the reasons why the mixture of history, art and fascination is so exciting! In addition to various exhibitions, the world-famous Crown Jewels await you here.

More information: Tower of London

  • Buckingham Palace

This palace was built in 1703 and still serves today for official state occasions but also as a residence for Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip. It can be visited daily from the outside, but from the inside only from the end of July until the end of September.

For more information you can have a look at this page:Buckingham Palace.

  • London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s most famous Ferris wheel, after all it is also the largest in Europe. It offers a wide view over London, so you can see many of the other sights from above. There are also various ticket offers, e.g. for groups.

More information:London Eye

  • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament

The Big Ben is actually only the 13.5 ton bell in the “Elizabeth Tower”, which was so called in honour of the queen. Often, however, “Big Ben” is simply said (officially “Great Ben”). Today’s bell is already the second variant, because the first one broke twice.

The “Houses of Parliament” is also called “Palace of Westminster” and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here the British Parliament meets, whereby it is also possible to visit public debates and meetings.

More information about Big Ben and Houses of Parliament: Big Ben and Houses of Parliament

  • Tower Bridge 

This bridge in London is the most famous bridge in the world Tower bridge is the older and more beautiful  and for which admission is due accordingly.

More info: Tower Bridge 

… you will find the last five sights in the next article! It remains exciting…

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