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The most beautiful places in London
Updated: 07.04.2019
Author: Dominika Charvátová © gigaplaces.com

The capital of Great Britain is a pearl for tourists in itself. But what is really worth a visit, what places not to miss while wandering around London or which districts to discover, you will find it all here in Gigalist.

1.
Houses of Parliament

Parliament's seat

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| Altitude: 2 m / 7 ft

The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament, is the seat of the Parliament of the… continue reading

2.
Tower Bridge

Drawbridge - the gateway to the City of London

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Tower Bridge has become one of the historical landmarks of the city of London, which most visitors aim for.… continue reading

3.
Fortress Tower of London

Guardian of coronation jewels

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| Altitude: 11 m / 36 ft

When looking across the Thames, you will undoubtedly be attracted by the four towers of the Tower of London.… continue reading

4.
Cathedral of St. Paul

The seat of the Bishop of London

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| Altitude: 16 m / 52 ft

This majestic Anglican Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of London and has stood here since the 17th… continue reading

5.
Westminster Abbey - Westminster Abbey

Temple of the Anglican Church

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

The official name is St. Peter's Collegiate Church in Westminster. It is a temple of the Anglican Church in… continue reading

6.
Trafalgar Square

The most beautiful square in England

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| Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

Trafalgar Square is one of the places where almost every tourist stops. This large square with the National… continue reading

7.
Buckingham Palace

The seat of the British Queen

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| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the British monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.… continue reading

8.
Horse Guards Parade

Cavalry guard

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

Horse Guards Parade is a large show space in Whitehall in central London at st. James Park. It was originally… continue reading

9.
Piccadilly Circus

London Times Square

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| Altitude: 22 m / 72 ft

Piccadilly Circus is a famous transport hub and square in London's Westmin­ster district. It was built in… continue reading

10.
London eye

Sightseeing bike

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| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

In its relatively short time (since December 1999), this giant sightseeing bike has found a place in the… continue reading

11.
Millennium Bridge

Harry Potter Bridge

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Opened to the public since 2000, this pedestrian bridge is one of the first in London's modern history. The… continue reading

12.
Canary Wharf

New London financial center

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| Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

Canary Wharf is part of Tower Hamlets and is a large financial center on the Isle of Dogs, former London… continue reading

13.
Notting hill

District with Victorian houses

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| Altitude: 13 m / 43 ft

Notting Hill is located in north London in the Kennsington district. There are 19th-century Victorian-style… continue reading

14.
Camden town

Center of alternative culture

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| Altitude: 28 m / 92 ft

Camden town, which is in the north of the city near Regan's Park, has its own special charm. The area is… continue reading

15.
City of London

Financial center of London

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| Altitude: 31 m / 102 ft

The City of London is a part of London that is an independent and smallest district with its own rules and… continue reading

16.
Greenwich

District

Altitude: 43 m / 141 ft

Greenwich is an area of south east London. It is located inside the royal district, after which it also got… continue reading

17.
Little Venice

Venice of London

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| Altitude: 25 m / 82 ft

An interesting area of London is Little Venice, which resembles Little Venice, thanks to a tangle of small… continue reading

18.
National history museum

Natural History Museum

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| Altitude: 11 m / 36 ft

The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhition Road in London's Kensington and Chelsea… continue reading

19.
Soho

London's Chinatown

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| Altitude: 25 m / 82 ft

In central London, near Trafalgar square and Piccadely circus, we find a district in which we suddenly find… continue reading

20.
The Shard

The tallest skyscraper in London

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

At the foot of London Bridge Station rises the full height of London's tallest skyscraper – The Shard (shard)… continue reading

21.
Leadenhall Market

Backdrops from the Harry Potter movie

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| Altitude: 38 m / 125 ft

Leadenhall Market is a 14th-century indoor market located on Gracechurch Street and within sight of the… continue reading

22.
Monument

Monument to the Great Fire of London

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| Altitude: 29 m / 95 ft

The monument or memorial to the Great Fire of London can be found in central London in the City of London.… continue reading

23.
Covent Garden

Small alleys and arcades

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| Altitude: 23 m / 75 ft

Covent Garden is a trendy area full of boutiques, cafes and restaurants. It is interwoven with an… continue reading

24.
Neal´s Yard

Colorful courtyard

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| Altitude: 26 m / 85 ft

Neal´s Yard is a small courtyard in Covent Garden, a stone's throw from the Seven Dials. Here you will find… continue reading

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