National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum was inaugurated on 27 April 1937 by King Jorge VI. It is the largest museum in the world dedicated to the navy. It turns out that the National Maritime Museum tells the story of the naval force that dominated the seas and oceans for centuries. To …

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Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands offers the opportunity to break with an old concept: the museum is a place for old things. Strolling through its galleries and corridors is like walking through the pages of a history book. First of all, it is good to understand what the Museum of …

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Queen’s House

The project was commissioned to the architect Inigo Jones by King James I as a gift to his wife, Queen Anne of Denmark. In other words: the name of the palace says it all. There are many reasons why you may come to Queen’s House. Maybe it is because you …

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Tate Britain

Inaugurated in 1897, its first name was the National Gallery of British Art. As its name suggests, it is a museum dedicated to art produced in the United Kingdom. In 1932, the name was changed to Tate Gallery and remained so until 2000, when it became Tate Britain. The reason …

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Cutty Sark museum ship

The Cutty Sark has made a name for itself in the oceans and on its retirement it became a museum. Built in 1869, Cutty Sark made its first voyage the following year. At the time, the tea trade between England and China was extremely lucrative. As a result, the speed …

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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 …

National Gallery

National Gallery

The National Gallery owes its creation to King George IV, who wanted to create an art museum in London on a par with the Louvre. Today, it is one of the largest galleries in the world with an exhibition fund of more than 2000 paintings.With its classical façade adorning the …

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Sherlock Holmes Museum

Everybody knows this character through books, then films, comics and references in popular culture. Perhaps the only museum in the world is dedicated to him in London (there is another one in Switzerland), which stores things that never belonged to a person. Even the address of the museum is fictitious, …

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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 …

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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 …