places worth seeing,
Piccadilly Circus is one of London's best known, but most overrated sights, it is simply the junction of some busy roads, surrounded by neon lights and fast-food restaurants. Piccadilly Circus is a famous traffic intersection and public space of London's West End in the City of Westminster. The latin word circus refers to a "circular open space at a street junction". Soho and China Town are also within easy walking distance. Chinese New Year is celebrated every year in London's Chinatown, which is located in Soho.
Harrod's, which proprietor Mohamed Al Fayed calls his 'Palace in Knightsbridge', promises one of the most extravagant and luxurious shopping experiences in the world.
Buckingham Palace and the Queens Gallery, visitors can actually get a peek inside during the annual summer opening of the State Rooms, and see some of the Queens private art collection at the newly opened Queens Gallery. Originally the town house of the Dukes of Buckingham, Buckingham Palace has served as the official London home of Britains monarchs. Changing the Guard is one of the oldest and most familiar of all royal ceremonies. Every other day a throng of tourists gather outside Buckingham Palace to watch the exchange of duty between the Old Guard and the New Guard.
Greenwich is the home of the Greenwich Meridian, which splits the globe into East and West and is responsible for setting the world clock on zero degrees latitude.
The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel, is an observation wheel that completed construction in 1999. London Eye is the most spectacular new addition to Londons skyline. With incredible views of most of Londons major attractions, and an opportunity to put the citys geography into perspective, it is a must see for all visitors.
The British Museum in London, England is one of the world's greatest museums of human history and culture. Its collections, which number more than 13 million objects from all continents, illustrate and document the story of human culture from its beginning to the present. British Museum has more than 6,000 historical objects from all around the globe, the British Museum houses one of the worlds greatest collections of antiquities, including the Parthenon Frieze or Elgin Marbles, the Rosetta Stone and the Roman Portland Vase.
The National Gallery has an imposing and regal stretching across the northern side of Trafalgar Square. London's National Gallery, founded in 1824, houses a rich collection of over 2,300 paintings. The collection belongs to the British public and entry to the main collection is free, although there are charges for entry to special exhibitions.
The Houses of Parliament was built for Edward the Confessor, the Houses of Parliament, or Palace of Westminster, remained the principal residence of Britains monarchs. Big Ben is perhaps most famous for the clock tower, St Stephens, which is commonly, but mistakenly called Big Ben, after the name of the bell inside.
Madame Tussauds is the most famous wax museum gallery in the world, many models of stars, famous politicians, royals and sportsmen, as well as the most infamous criminals the world has known.
Canterbury is historical cathedral city, with its narrow streets and walkways, is best explored on foot. It is the home of Christianity in England. The famous Canterbury Cathedral is one of the most impressive and evocative in England. Visitors can explore the ruins of the original abbey of St Augustine, who brought Christianity to England, or visit the Canterbury Tales Pageant and meet some of Chaucers famous characters.
London Events are very famous. Some of them are Notting Hill Carnival, Flora London Marathon, Carling Cup Final, Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.
The Chelsea Flower Show is an annual event organised by the Royal Horticultural Society and since its inception in 1913 has been recognized as the foremost show of its kind in the world.
Wimbledon Tennis Championships are the highlight of the year's tennis calendar, bringing together the world's leading tennis professionals in a battle for glory.
West End Shows is famed for its musicals, the West End in the center of London boasts some of the best theatre in the world, from musicals to comedy and drama.