House Buckingham Palace the official residence of the Queen of United Kingdom and the palace is an impressive sight to behold and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. With over 820,000 square feet of the royal residence Buckingham Palace has several areas open to the public and can be reached by one of the most popular tours organized. Within walking distance of Buckingham Palace is the famous Big Bens most popular tourist attractions in the world. Standing at 316 feet high clock has been in operation since 31 May 1859 and remains one of, if not the most reliable watches in the world.
The City of London is one that is full of all the attractions imaginable. From world-renowned cultural restaurants in a number of popular gallery of modern art throughout the world capital of England is a place that is adored by both the people living there and the millions of tourists who visit each year. It can often cause great difficulties in trying to explain London to someone who has never been before. Museums, galleries, cafes and restaurants are the most famous tourist attractions in London should be the starting point for most. All visits to London for different reasons. Whether visiting popular tourist attractions, attended by the many museums the city has to offer basically or enjoy the cuisine from around the world from London to meet the needs of all visitors.
Although very popular the tower of large Ben itself is not open to the public. Mainly for safety reasons one of the main factors to choose the fact of the tower has an elevator which means a hike up 334 steps is necessary to reach the top. Is attached to large Ben is another famous tourist attraction in London the Houses of Parliament. Palace of Westminster the building is actually composed of several smaller buildings and is home to several offices and halls of parliament and the House of Commons and House of Lords.
The Houses of Parliament are a must on any itinerary of the visitors if not only for the fact that one has been in the same building where a quantity of the most important decisions in the United Kingdom are made. In front of the river the London Eye is high and is a great attraction to visit offering a complete 360 degree view across the city. Built for the millennium. Hence the original name of the Millennium Wheel the London Eye is located at 443 meters high and offers pilots the chance to be in one of the capsules of 25 persons capacity and complete a full rotation in about 30 minutes. Attracting over 3 million people each year the London Eye is now most visited paid tourist attraction in the whole of the United Kingdom.