Category: Monuments

  • shard london

    The Shard

    Is the tallest building in Western Europe, which offers a360-degree view of London and is open to visitors. In other words, you can have a unique view of the English capital. The whole experience of the Shard is incredible, starting with the lifts themselves, which reach the top at an …

  • Abbaye de Westminster

    Westminster Abbey

    Opposite the Houses of Parliament is Westminster Abbey – a magnificent Gothic structure where countless members of the British Royal Family were baptised, married, crowned and buried. Many famous historical figures are buried or commemorated here, including Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and Sir Winston Churchill. …

  • london eye

    London Eye

    The London Eye is a 135-metre high Ferris wheel located on the south bank of the Thames, just opposite Big Ben and the British Parliament building. It has become London’s most popular attraction, which usually means that a “flight” requires advance booking and often a queue. However, the experience (a …

  • Cathedrale Saint-Paul

    St Paul’s Cathedral

    One of the main attractions in London is St. Paul’s Cathedral, built in honor of the apostle Paul. You can see it from almost every part of the city. Today it is the seat of the Bishop of London. The cathedral is more than three centuries old. The appearance of …

  • Maison du parlement

    Houses of Parliament

    Officially known as the ‘Palace of Westminster’, the Houses of Parliament are today home to the two chambers where the House of Lords and the House of Commons meet to lobby, debate and go about serving the people of Great Britain. Prominently situated on the north bank of the River …

  • palais Kensington

    Kensington Palace

    Kensington Palace doesn’t look like a palace as we imagine it. No fairy tales, no splendours, nothing like Buckingham Palace. But it is a place steeped in history and of great importance to the British royal family. History of Kensington Palace The real name of Kensington Palace is actually Nottingham …

  • tower bridge

    Tower Bridge

    Tower Bridge is an endless source of fascination for visitors. Many of those who visit the Tower of London often wait a long time to see the pavement cleared to allow an ocean-going vessel to enter the Pool of London. Although the two scales carrying the causeway each weigh over …

  • buckingham palace london

    Buckingham Palace

    Enjoying an imposing location in the centre of London, opposite St James’s Park, Buckingham Palace, the London home of HM The Queen, requires little introduction and is hugely popular with tourists. Work began on the existing building in 1702, although it was originally a large townhouse built for the Duke …

  • big ben londres

    Big Ben

    Probably the most famous sight in London, the tower that adjoins the Houses of Parliament, whilst commonly referred to as “Big Ben”, is actually simply named the “Clock Tower”. “Big Ben” is the name of the main 13.5 tonne bell, whose tolling tune is instantly recognisable. The world’s largest four-faced …

  • tower of london

    Tower of London Area

    Her Majesty’s Tower of London is situated in East London on the boundaries of the boroughs of Stepney and the City of London. Directly south, spanning the River Thames, lies the famous Tower Bridge. To the east of the Tower are the St Katherine’s Docks. The Tower of London dominates …