What To See In London
This is practically going to be one of the greatest ways to see animals in their more or less natural environment. The BBC studio is one of the places that London as well as Londoners does consider this studio to be one of the highlights of this city. It is located just opposite White City.
The Tower of London was set up by William the Conqueror in 1066-7 and engorged and personalized by successive sovereigns, today the Tower of London is one of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses. In its time it has been a royal palace, a bastion, a prison, an armory, a treasury and an astronomical observatory. As a result there is a lot to see, the major attractions are the Crown Jewels and the history of the Tower's role as a prison for
important figures in history.
The Beefeaters (guards) clothed in distinctive uniform and Ravens provide characteristic photo opportunities, the Beefeaters also perform tours. Queues at the Tower of London can sometimes be long, so it is best to buy tickets in advance through the certified web site, or a more convenient alternative is to purchase tickets from London Underground Stations up to 7 days in advance. Buckingham Palace is another interesting place that has served as the formal London residence of Britain's crowned heads since 1837.
Today it is regarded as the Queen's official residence. Although in use for the many official events and gatherings held by the Queen, certain areas of Buckingham Palace are opened to visitors on a customary basis. The State Rooms of the Palace are open to visitors during the yearly summer opening in August and September. They are extravagantly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection.
These treasures include canvases by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude, sculpture by Canova and Chantrey, beautiful examples of Sèvres porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world. It is seen that people mainly come here to witness the Changing of the Guard staged by the front entrance usually at 11:30am. The ceremony is not staged during rains. The London Bridge also known as the Tower Bridge enjoys the status of being one of the most celebrated and photographed bridges in the world.
The medieval-looking London Bridge is still very much a operational bridge as it is a museum. The bridge doesn't raise itself at specific set times for visitors instead it is only raised when the commercial need arises. You should be considering yourself as fortunate if you do witness the bridge raising. The access is on the bridge at the North Tower on the Tower of London side of the bridge. The walkways are 42 meters above the River Thames and offer good views up the river including landmarks like St Paul's Cathedral.