51. Parliament & Big Ben
Westminster Palace, SW1
When Henry the 8th settled in Whitehall, in 1532, the old Westminster palace became the seat of parliament. The medieval hall, Westminster Hall and the Jewel Tower are the only remnant. The Neo-Gothic building and the famous tower -Big Ben clock- were opened in 1852 (18 years after the old palace was burned).
The old Westminster palace is home to two Parliament buildings – House of Lords and House of Commons.
A flag of the United Kingdom waving in the tower of Victoria when the House of Commons are in session.
When the meeting is continuing after sundown is indicated by a light in the clock tower.
52. Tate Gallery
Millbank, SW1P 4RG
With an unparalleled collection of paintings that includes five centuries of English paintings, the Tate Gallery gives a complete picture of British art.
There are ferryboats connecting Tate Britain to Tate Modern from Bankside Pier.
53. St. Margaret’s
Westminster, SW1P 3JX
The parish church of the parliament. It has very beautiful stained glass.
54. Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road, Knightsbridge SW7 2RL
It was founded in 1852 for the aim of training students in the decorative arts and has the largest collection of Applied Arts worldwide that are exposed to 11km galleries.
55. Science Museum
Exhibition road, Kensington, SW7 2DD
This museum devoted to the science exhibits a multitude inventions and discoveries from the first locomotive of Stephenson The Rocket till the capsule Apollon 4.
The basement is specially formulated for kids.
56. Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road, Kensington, SW7 5BD
This wonderful Neo-Gothic building was opened to the public in 1881.
57. Albert Memorial
Kensington Gardens, W2 2UH
Monument of Prince Albert, spouse of Queen Victoria and the Committee for the Great Exhibition who died of typhoid in 1861.
58. Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP
A huge circular Victorian hall, which hosts the famous Promenade Concerts
59. Royal college of Art
Kensington Gore, Kensington, SW7 2EU
It is a large building that houses the students of the third year of Fine Arts. Their annual report, every May and June, attracts many visitors.
60. Madame Tussaud’s
Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LR
One of the most popular attractions in London since here you will find the wax statues of many famous person from Arnold Schwarzenegger to the queen.
Tip: You should arrive very early so as to avoid long queues.
61. London Planetarium
London Planetarium has the Digistar Mark II, projectors best performers in the world.
62. London Zoo
Regent’s park, NW1 4RY
The London zoo is world famous for its halls with reptiles, insects, nocturnal animals (Moonlight House) and the Children’s Zoo.
63. Wallace Collection
Hertford House, Manchester square, Marylebone, W1U 3BN
Τhis wonderful house was bequeathed to the state by the widow of the Marquis of Hertford in 1897 with the collections of furniture, porcelain, armour and tables of great painters.
64. Sherlock Holmes Museum
221b Baker St, Marylebone NW1 6XE
Fictional representations of of the famous Detective’ house that inspired Conan Doyle.