London is a beautiful city to spend a memorable vacation with family or friends. It is the capital of England and a wonderful combination of numerous chronological and contemporary architectures. Main attraction of London are beautiful green parks, antique museums, traditional art galleries, Full of fun shopping centers with all the major branded stress to have a good experience of shopping.
Here we are going to talk about the top 5 tourist attractions of London
British Museum: It is one of the best museums around the world and a great collection of human, history and culture you can observe here. The collection present here describes the journey of human history from its beginnings to the present in a wonderful way and it has the collection of almost 8 million works from all over the continents. It is spread in a quite big area so most of the museum is facilitated with lifts for the convenience of visitors. The best part of is the facilities provided to disabled visitors, here they can learn all objects as per their convenience by using sign-interpreted talks or sound guides. There is no fee on entering in museum; you have to pay some fee only for exhibitions.
Tate Modern: It is a renowned modern art gallery with maximum number of visitors per day all over the world. It is located in bankside Power Station and designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. It has an attractive collection of contemporary and conventional art work. Tate Modern is a fully equipped with all the instruments to make the visit comfortable for disabled visitors. Here you can find places where you can have an economical food and also facilities with restrooms for visitors and also elevators, and escalators too make your journey more convenient and visitors don’t need to walk for a long run.
National Gallery: It has a great collection of around two thousand three hundred paintings from 13th century to 1900 and entry is free of cost to watch this historic collection of amazing paintings. It is located in Trafalgar Square, England. Its history is a combination with many changes in it is architecture and collection of paintings.
Natural History Museum: It is a non-departmental public body and comprise of almost 70 million objects related to life and earth science. It is a popular museum for its rear collection and for advanced research work in taxonomy; here you can see the oldest and valuable collection of Darwin’s specimens. It has a good collection of precious books, text, and skill work related to different science researches by popular scientists in its separate division of The Natural History Museum Library. You can visit this Library by a fixed appointment only. Aged skeletons of dinosaurs are the centre of attraction of this museum.
Science Museum: It is also one of the best tourist attractions of London. You don’t need to pay any fee on entry, just a small fee if you are going to any specially organized exhibition. It has a great collection of around three hundred thousand popular items related to machinery like Puffing Billy, the oldest surviving steam engine, a model of DNA presented by Francis Crick and James Watson and also the working model of first computer constructed by the father of computer – Charles Babbage and many more excellent inventions of legends. It has a wonderful entrance based on digital technology. The Science Museum specially organized a Science Night every year for the children of the age 8-11. Kids do different live science experiments and also spend a night in this great museum and enjoy a IMAX movie before the end of the event.
We will continue our journey to London in our next posts……..