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15 Best Monuments in London That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Hey Hi, So we all know London Just for the London Bridge and Buckingham Palace But that isn’t enough to travel when you are in London, The United Kingdom.So lets explore something amazing, If you are enthusiastic for the art and history and architecture, let’s explore the best architectural monuments of the city by getting the glimpse of the city in a different way.

Lets have a walk towards the best monuments of London as follows:

  1. Tower Of London
  2. Buckingham palace
  3. Big ben
  4. Westminster Palace
  5. Victoria and Alberta Museum.
  6. Trafalgar Square
  7. Battle of the Britain Memorial.
  8. Kensington Palace
  9. Westminster Abbey
  10. Cenotaph
  11. The world’s Most beautiful St Pancras Railway Station
  12. Marble Arch and Wellington Arch
  13. St Pauls Cathedral
  14. Hampton Court Palace
  15. Crimean War memorial
 

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1. Tower of London

Head to the tower of London, where it was holded as a prison , a zoo, Palace and the armoury during the era of history ,located at the North Bank of the River Thames. Catch a sight of the royal wardrobes and the crowns Also the Coveted Koh-I-noor ,the significance of Londons History. Also watch the Ceremony of keys , the extreme Worth watching over past 800 years.

Tower of london
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2. Buckingham palace

This palace must be on everyone’s bucket list ,isn’t it? yes yes its the same palace we are been seeing it i many of the movie locations and have been heard of Although your trip will be incomplete without visiting this place. This palace is the official Residence of the Queen of England including of almost 755 rooms within 33 acres of land. Have a lavish feeling by visiting the magnificient 19 rooms decorated with the luxurious interiors. However you can have a look only during summers daily and in the month from august only on alternate days. Hope you wont miss a chance to see!

Buckingham Palace
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Also Read: Facts to Inspire Your Trip to Buckingham Palace

3. The Big Ben

Tick Tock!! The biggest clock, is a tall clock with 16 storey building known for its massive bell chimes after every 15 minutes. As it was renamed as Elizabeth tower in 2012 in the honour of Queen Elizabeth II s Diamond Jubilee.

The big ben
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4. Westminster Palace

The House of the Parliament of the Westminster Palace is located besides the river thames and is considered as the largest palaces in the United Kingdom.It is Considered as the most famous Historical site as there was a massive gunfights ,political raffles etc and yet is survived and reconstructed and designed by the Architect Sir Charles Barry in 1834.

westminster palace
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Also read: Westminster Abbey

5. Victoria and Alberta Museum

Welcome to the World’s Largest Art and design museum where you can explore more than 4.5 million pieces of art. You can find the displays of all the practical fields in addition to Geography, Architecture,Photography, Sculptures, Jewellery ,Textiles and more on..Also For kids ,some workshops are held here.
Also Concerts and Exhibitions are organised for entertainments.

Alberta museum
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Also Read: Victoria and Albert Museum

6. Trafalgar Square

This place is like a city center of London where you can access the National Gallery as well as the Nelsons column which is present in the square and is considered as the most famous monument as it signifies homage to Admiral Lord Nelson. You can access it for free and is open all the times throughout the day and gives you a touch of Historical London.

Trafalgar Square
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7. Battle of Britain Memorial

The Battle of Britain Honours the Aircrew who flew to the war between the Germans who tried to invade Britian. The large monument is the lagre shaped propeller- base and indicates the figure of seated pilot.The Christopher Foxley wall signifies the names of the pilots who sacrificed their life for the country.

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8. Kensington Palace

The royal residence ,birthplace where Queen Victoria was born and also the home of many royal families. thsi place was the last home of Lady Diana who was the princes of Wales and also a British family member. Many royal weddings took place here In addition the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection is the key attraction of the tourists which will live you absolute lavish feeling. visitors can walk through the gardens of the palace also. around the apartments like Queen’s and Kings state apartment.

Tip: The palace is closed on Thursdays.

Kensington palace
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9. Westminster Abbey

The place to experience the mist living British history is the church of the coronation of England, In other words Westminster Abbey. Audio guides are available here in 11 languages. This site is also known as the collagiate churh of Saint Peter and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its 100 years of history. Mnay royal weddings and other ceremonies take place.

Westminster abbey
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10. Cenotaph

The Cenotaph memorial is dedicated to the soldiers died in the First world war. The english Architect Edwin lutyens designed this Memorial along with many more , This is the the most famous memorial among all. This cenotaph does not have any list of names as the tribute is given to all the people who lost their lives in the First World War

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11. The worlds most beautiful St Pancras Railway Station

The most beautiful St Pancras Station is a great example of Victorian Architecture Stated as the “World’s most beautiful Railway Station” by Simon Calder the famous travel writer. There are many boutique shops located at the station.

St Pancras Station
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12. Marble Arch and Wellington Arch

Marble Arch is the most iconic Arch of London Built in 1827 by John Nash to celebrate the victory of Britishers in the Napoleonic War. The marble Arch is the entrance to the most Royal Buckingham Palace adorned with the intricate designs on it. The Marble Arch is situated near to north of the Hyde park whereelse the Wellington Arch is to the South of the Hyde park.

Marble Arch
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13. St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is an cathedral of Anglican Bishop located in the central of the city,Howeverit is know for it beautiful and massive construction of Dome. you can get the mesmerising view after climbing the stairs and reaching at the Golden Gallery as there are 3 galleries in addition to the Whispering Gallery , Stone gallery and Narrow gallery are located at the Top of the Cathedral..

St Paul's Cathedral
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14. Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is a gem of the a London is aRed coloured palace referred to the black diamond pattern with many beautiful chimneys. Have a look at the Great things in the palace for example the Great Kitchens where luxurious dinners were dined and the Great Hall with the embroidered work .The Great kitchen was the largest Kitchen in the world in 16th century. Also for the tennis lovers is the 16th century world’s oldest tennis court.

Hampton Court Palace
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Also read: Hampton Court Palace

15. Crimean War Memorial

The war memorial signifies the victory of Britain, Turkey , France against Russia in 1853-1856 . The memorial features three guardmens and the lady depicts the honour. behind the statue are the names mentioned of the soldiers who died in the war. Its the same war where Florence Nightingale treated the soldiers and her statue is nearby.

Crimean war memorial
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It was really amazing to travel virtually through all the monuments and the memorials. You can now travel to the places in real with Pickyourtrail and we will love to craft the best vacation for London. You can also get more information on the places with our Pickyourtrail Guides and book your London tours!

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