10 Most Beautiful Places in London

1) British Museum

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The British Museum is a museum of history and human culture, located in London, UK. His collections consist of more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest in the world and originate from all continents. They illustrate the human history from its beginnings to today.

2) Tate Modern

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The Tate Modern is the museum which includes contemporary art Tate since its opening on May 12 20001 collections. It is located in the center of London, Bankside, in the district of Southwark, on the right bank of the Thames.

3) National Gallery

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The National Gallery (The National Gallery) was founded in 1824 and completed in 1838, is a museum in London and occupying the north of Trafalgar Square. She has an artistic heritage dating from 1250 to 1900, the most recent works are housed at the Tate Modern. The collection of 2,300 paintings dating from the Middle Ages to the late nineteenth century, belongs to the British public domain and access to the main collection is free. Only temporary exhibitions are subject to an entrance fee. The Gallery is a non-departmental public body.

4) Natural History Museum

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A natural history museum is a museum that preserves and displays collections of natural sciences (zoology, botany, geology, ecology, climatology, etc..) But also, quite frequently, anthropology (ethnology, prehistory) or history science.

5)  London Eye

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The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel, is at an altitude of 135 meters, currently the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe. It stands in the center of London on the south bank of the River Thames, Westminster Bridge, and is now one of the landmarks of the British capital.

6) Science Museum

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The Science Museum is a free science museum located in Kensington in London and houses a collection of over 300,000 objects, instruments or control machines in the science of their time 1. In 2007, he received more than 2.7 million visitors.

7) Victoria and Albert Museum

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The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V & A), founded in 1852 under the name of the South Kensington Museum, is located on Cromwell Road in Kensington, West London and houses the largest collection of arts and design in the world. It was visited in 2010 by 2.6 million people. Since 1 September 2011, it is headed by the former Director-General of the State Art Collections in Dresden, Martin Roth.

8)  Madame Tussauds

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Madame Tussauds is a museum in London. It is a waxworks with offices around the world. Exhibits to life modeled wax figures of historical figures and persons of contemporary history, those of athletes, actors, musicians, politicians and models.

 9) The National Maritime Museum

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The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London is home to about 2 million exhibits from the field of navigation and is thus regarded as the largest National Maritime Museum in the world.

10)  Tower of London

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Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London is a fortified complex of buildings along the Thames River at the southeast end of the City of London. The ring castle fortress with two rings served the English and British kings, among other things as a residence, armory, workshop, warehouse, Zoo, garrison, Museum, mint, prison and place of execution archive. For 600 years, the Tower is visited by tourists. In 2011, he was with more than 2.5 million visitors, the most visited paid attraction in the UK.