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  • Getting to Know London in Just a Few Days

    Getting to Know London in Just a Few Days

    Day or night, London thrives with life. A city that seems to have never fallen asleep from the time of its first founding, everything that one might want to experience can be found within the city center. “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” The writer Samuel Johnson said this in the 18th century, and it can still be said of today’s contemporary London. Naturally, a city that offers all that life can afford needs numerous explorations, but with just a few days, one can experience the rich taste of this flavorful city. To start with, every visitor to London must dab into the city’s history, from the first days of its founding to its dark medieval secrets to the…

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  • The London Eye

    The London Eye

    The London Eye, also referred to as the Millennium Wheel, is a large Ferris wheel. In fact, it is the largest Ferris wheel in Europe. It measure 443 feet high. Although defined as a Ferris wheel, it is important not to confuse this attraction with what you may see at a local fair. It is so much more. In fact, you may have seen nothing like it before. The London Eye is made up of 32 capsules. All capsules are seated and air conditioned; however, visitors have the option of moving around. In fact, you are encouraged to if you want to snap photographs and see the many nearby London landmarks. Due to its size, a ride around the wheel takes approximately 30 minutes. Although long by many standards, it gives you the opportunity to see London…

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  • Buckingham Palace

    Buckingham Palace

    The Buckingham Palace is the most well-known landmark in all of London. As for its history, it was built in 1702. Throughout the years, it changed hands many times and underwent numerous restoration projects. It was in 1837 when it became the home of royalty. The first monarch to live there was Queen Victoria. Today, the palace is home to The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. It is also used for administrative purposes. In fact, it is one of the few working palaces remaining in the world. If traveling to London in August or September, you can tour the palace’s State Rooms. Tours are only available during the summer. Watch the Changing of the Guards Throughout the year, you will find the Changing of the Guards. On average, a…

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