Amazing Places To Visit In UK

The United Kingdom is a country rich in tourism attraction. In this article we will look at some of London’s Top tourist attractions.

Top 10 most visited Tourist attraction, Building in UK.

  1. Stonehenge Located west of Amesbury Stonehenge is a ring of standing blocks of stones. It is one of the most visited tourist attraction in the United Kingdom. Stonehenge is one of the most important prehistoric sites and location in the world. It was erected by a culture that we know little of and has remained an unsolved enigmas that have baffled historians
  2. Big Ben Big Ben is located at the North end of the palace of Westminster in London. Big Ben clock tower is 150 years and is one of London’s top attractions. Its name refers a 13 ton bell that the tower houses. It has featured in numerous films.
  3. Windsor Castle Located at the English county of Berkshire, is the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world. It is the official residences of Queen Elizabeth 2. The castle is famous for its long association with British monarchy.
  4. Westminster Abbey It is an important gothic style cathedral located next to the palace of Westminster. It has been the traditional place of coronation for the English monarchy since 1066. The abbey is also the burial sites of the most important persons in England such as Sir Isaac newton, Sir Winston Churchill, William Shakespeare and Charles Darwin.
  5. Tower of London Located in the North bank of river Thames, the tower of London houses the British crown Jewels. It also served as a prison from 1100 AD to the mid of the twentieth Century
  6. London Eye London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the south bank of river Thames. It measures 135 meters tall and has a diameter of 120 meters. It is Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the UK
  7. Tower Bridge Build between 1886— 1894, the Tower Bridge is the most iconic bascule suspension bridge in London. It spans the river Thames and is named tower because of its close proximity to the tower of London. It is a must sight for all London’s visitors. Visitors can see the original steam engines that power the bridge bascules.
  8. York Minster It is the largest Gothic cathedrals in Northern Europe. It dominates the skies of York and incorporates all major gothic architectural development in England. Its construction began in 1230 and was completed in 1472. The great east window of York Minster holds the title for the largest stained window span
  9. The British Museum the British museum in London is the largest dedicated museum to human history and culture. It has a collection of 8 million works making it the most comprehensive museums in the world. It was found by Sir Hans Sloane in 1753.
  10. Hadrian’s Wall Build by the Romans to protect the colony of Britannia from the tribes of Scotland. It is 117 kilometers across the north of England from the Irish Sea to the North Sea. It was constructed in 122 AD following a visit by the roman emperor Hadrian.

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