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Updated by Joanna James on Jun 23, 2019
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Must See Attractions in London - A bad day in London is still better than a good day anywhere else.

With many iconic buildings, landmarks and sights to be seen, London boasts one of the world's greatest cultural attractions from Roman ruins to cathedrals to royal palaces to the people's parliament; you could spend endless days exploring this city.


Big Ben

When you got only a couple of days to explore London, you have to prioritise. You can even get help from Sri Lanka Travel agents if you haven't been to the city before, like Jetwing Holidays, so you would not be a fool to miss out on the MUST SEE attractions in London. Located in Westminister, nothing says 'London' more than this giant clock known as Big Ben. It weighs more than 13 tonnes and is known throughout the world as the time signal of BBC radio. This iconic landmark should be a must see on your list while you're visiting London.


The London Eye

Situated on the south bank of the River Thames, this huge Ferris wheel was opened to the public in the year 2000 and is Europe's largest observation wheel. Its glass capsules offer spectacular city view which adds a different dimension to London's skyline. The journey takes half an hour; you could skip the line completely if you reserve your time in advance and enjoy bird's eye view of a 40 KM radius around London. This attracts over 3.5 million visitors per year and definitely something to consider on your trip to Britain's capital.


Buckingham Palace

This Britain's most iconic building; Buckingham Palace has been the official residence of the British monarch since 1837. The changing of the guard outside is a colorful spectacle that takes place daily at either Buckingham Palace or Windsor Castle, wehre you can follow the band along the mall as they march between sites with precision timing, music and perfect drills.


Trafalgar Square

The famous Trafalgar square was built to commemorate Lord Joratio Nelson's victory against Napoleon. Located in the heart of London surrounding Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square displays many sculptures and statues. You can sit back, relax, grab a coffee and admire the fountains with the backdrop of the National Gallery. The best time to visit is during Christmas; Norway sends a huge Christmas tree that can be found in the sqaure making it feel completely magical. It's sent as a token of gratitude for Britain's help during World War II. It's a great place for both Londoners and vistors to spend an evening.

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