about 40 million visitors per year.
- The capital is well known for its many famous attractions,
including the historic Buckingham
Palace and Elizabeth
- Popular sites also include newer observation decks such as the
Eye and The
- During prime tourist
seasons, these attractions can be extremely crowded, which makes
for long wait times and obstructed views.
London: home to red phone booths, Big Ben, and, of course, Queen
The capital of the United
Kingdom remains one of Europe’s top
tourist destinations. The city is rich in literary history, having
been home to writers ranging from William Shakespeare to T.S.
Eliot, and is also full of art in museums such as the National Gallery, the
British Museum, and
Along with its royal
family, London is known for its gorgeous parks. However, much
like other capital cities, London’s top attractions are often
crowded by tourists during peak visiting times.
Since 2017, the iconic Elizabeth Tower — more commonly
nicknamed “Big Ben” — has been
under construction and will remain scaffolded until 2020. While
these repairs are necessary to preserve the landmark’s
architectural beauty, unprepared tourists may be
disappointed upon arrival.
Regardless of the repairs, hordes of tourists will still flock
to see Big Ben
along with other attractions. To avoid these crowds, it is best to
visit during colder months, when fewer people are apt to visit.
as visitors navigate one of the
largest cities in Europe.
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One of the largest cities in Europe, London is a popular urban
destination for travelers.
It is known for its easy-to-use and efficient public transportation
… iconic red phone booths …
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Photos of famous London landmarks like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace in real life look nothing like you'd expect