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London Dungeon

London Dungeon

London Dungeon is a museum where some of history’s most horrific acts have been simulated, evoking the carnage and mayhem of the past. A visit to the London Dungeon takes you on a voyage to the sinister side of Europe’s past. The museum, which opened way back in the year 1975, is located beneath one(…)

Published On: Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace

Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace

The Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace are by far the finest collection of working stables in the world. The stables are managed by the Department of Royal Household, which works after the road transport of the Queen and other members of the British monarchy. The Royal Mews- a Useful Shelter The Royal Mews provides shelter(…)

Published On: Friday, June 21st, 2013
Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is located at the junction of five busy streets and the area has been the place of congregation for the young and upwardly mobile crowds of London. The piece de resistance of Piccadilly Circus is the Shaftesbury monument. The areas surrounding the monument have now become a pedestrian mall. The statue is popularly(…)

Published On: Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London

The Globe Theatre is located in one of London’s most picturesque locales – the banks of the River Thames overlooking the river. Adjacent to it is the world famous Tate Gallery of Modern Art. The present Theatre is a replica of the original one where Shakespeare is believed to have written many of his plays.(…)

Published On: Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
The Historical Roman Bath

The Historical Roman Bath

British people have a reputation for their penchant for cold baths. This is very much a legacy left behind by Romans. There was a time in the medieval era when it was customary to take a plunge on the cold waters every day. The Roman Bath: A  2000-Year Old Historical Structure On your trip to(…)

Published On: Monday, June 17th, 2013
The Magnificent London Aquarium

The Magnificent London Aquarium

London Aquarium The London Aquarium located at the Country Hall Riverside Building, is one of the Europe’s largest aquarium. The fascinating world of oceans, rainforest, seashores, beaches and tropical freshwater comes alive at this astonishing aquarium. London Aquariums Undergoing Wide Conservation Efforts Apart from the spectacular display of the watery world, the London Aquarium is(…)

Published On: Saturday, June 15th, 2013
Docklands - The New Face of London

Docklands - The New Face of London

The very word Dockland conjures up images of the colossal Canary Wharf tower. But Docklands is not just the tower, it is much more than that. Dockland is an area which is dynamic and although most visitors to London come with images of age old traditions and heritage. A visit to Docklands and the nearby(…)

Published On: Friday, June 14th, 2013
Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace

Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace

A trip to London is incomplete without a glimpse of the monarchical pageantry – the “changing of the guards” which takes place every day from 1st April to early July and every alternate day for the rest of the year. The changing-of-the-guards phenomenon has graced London’s Buckingham Palace since 1660 and the Household Troops have(…)

Published On: Thursday, June 13th, 2013
West End of London

West End of London

The West End is to London what Broadway is to New York. It’s a global hotspot of fashion and culture. West End of London is particularly renowned for its theater houses and some of London’s most famous theaters are located at West End. When a particular production finds its way to the hallowed theater grounds(…)

Published On: Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
Waxworks at Madame Tussaud's Gallery

Waxworks at Madame Tussaud's Gallery

It all began in 1835 when Madame Tussaud started experimenting with waxworks by making death masks during the French revolution. Some of Madame Tussaud’s original waxworks like those of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are showcased – along with the actual blade which was used to behead them! Apart from these, Madame Tussaud’s has a(…)

Published On: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013