60 Famous London Landmarks You Must See Story

By Samuel Caesar

Introduction

60 Famous London Landmarks You Must See Story

This article brings together 60 famous London landmarks that are a must-see when visiting England's...

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Big Ben

Big Ben is a historic landmark in London and is one of the most famous...

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The Monument to the Great Fire of London

The Monument to the Great Fire of London is a structure that commemorates one of...

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the King of England and is one of...

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The National Gallery

The National Gallery is one of the most famous art museums in the world. Constructed...

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Westminster Abbey

Touring the mystical cathedrals and abbeys of London and the country is a can't-miss experience...

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Madame Tussauds London

Madame Tussauds London attracts an average of two and a half million visitors annually, making...

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge was built between 1886 and 1894. The Bridge is one of the most-visited...

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Sky Garden

Sky Garden is one of the more modern famous attractions in London. Since its opening...

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The British Museum

The first thing you need to know about the British Museum is that it is...

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Hyde Park

Hyde Park opened to the general public in 1637. However, it was acquired in 1536...

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Tower of London

The Tower of London is definitely one of the must-see historical landmarks in London. It...

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Science Museum

The Science Museum of London was founded in 1857. It is the most-visited science and...

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St. Paul's Cathedral

The construction of St. Paul's Cathedral started in 1675. The cathedral was completed in 1710...

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Tate Modern

Ever since the Tate Modern opened in 2000, it has quickly risen to be one...

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the heart of British...

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Borough Market

Borough Market is London's oldest food market. The market, as seen today, opened in 1851...

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Regent's Park

Just like Hyde Park, Regent's Park was also acquired by King Henry VIII and was...

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Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum in London is one of the most impressive buildings in the...

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London Eye

The London Eye, initially called the Millennium Wheel, opened in December 1999, with official rides...

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Princess Diana Memorial Fountain

The Princess Diana Memorial Fountain was built with 545 pieces of Cornish granite, with each...

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Barbican Centre

The Barbican Centre is the largest arts centre in Europe and is home to the...

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The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is a national museum with art exhibits. These art collections were compiled...

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London Transport Museum

The famous transportation system in London is something that cannot be seen in every city...

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Chinatown Gate

The main gate opening up into Chinatown in London is grand and consistent in architectural...

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HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast is definitely one of the famous monuments in London. This structure is actually...

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30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

30 St Mary Axe, popularly known by locals as "The Gherkin," is one of the...

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The Shard

The Shard is one of the masterpieces of the architect Renzo Piano. Since the Shard...

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is another of many historical landmarks of London, England. The palace was built...

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Royal Albert Hall

The iconic Royal Albert Hall is one of the historic buildings opened by Queen Victoria...

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a popular public square located in the City of Westminster, Central London...

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Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is a highly recognisable London landmark known for its bright neon displays. The...

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Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory is located in Greenwich and is significant as this is where Greenwich...

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Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark is another of the iconic London landmarks found in Greenwich. At this attraction...

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London Zoo

The ZSL London Zoo is in Regent's Park and is a fun attraction to check...

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Covent Garden

When visiting London, a trip to Covent Garden is a must! In fact, you'll probably...

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The Churchill War Rooms

The Churchill War Rooms are one of the famous buildings of London that show what...

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Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market is a well-known street market found in Notting Hill. This pretty area...

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The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is one of the world's most iconic art and...

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The Imperial War Museum London

The Imperial War Museum has five branches. These include the previously mentioned HMS Belfast and...

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

William Shakespeare is one of England's most-loved playwrights, and this London landmark is a homage...

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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace sits on the outskirts of central London and was most notably home...

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Nelson's Column

Nelson's Column is a famous landmark in London that is located in Trafalgar Square. The...

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Camden Market

Camden Market is a renowned market that was founded in 1791. Visitors can explore many...

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Carnaby Street

Another of the famous streets in London to check out is Carnaby Street. This bustling...

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Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath is a famous place in London that lets you enjoy the outdoors. The...

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Holland Park

Another outdoor attraction in London that's worth mentioning is Holland Park. Located in Kensington, the...

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Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens, also known as the Royal Botanic Gardens, are stunning botanical gardens located next...

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King's Cross Railway Station

Opened in 1852, King's Cross Railway Station is one of the most well-known stations in...

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Millennium Bridge

As the name suggests, London's Millennium Bridge opened in 2000. The steel pedestrian bridge crosses...

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National Maritime Museum

Located in Greenwich, the National Maritime Museum was founded in 1937 and remains a popular...

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National Portrait Gallery

There are many art attractions in the city, and the National Portrait Gallery is another...

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Somerset House

Somerset House was constructed in 1796 and is designed in a Victorian and Neoclassical style...

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Southwark Cathedral

Southwark Cathedral sits next to London Bridge and was constructed in 1839 and opened in...

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Abbey Road Studios

Music enthusiasts won't want to miss seeing Abbey Road Studios. The recording studios opened in...

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Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral was completed in 1903 and is the largest Catholic church in the United...

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The River Thames

The River Thames is probably the most well-known river in the United Kingdom. It stretches...

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Tate Britain

Another renowned art gallery in London is Tate Britain. The gallery is a sister gallery...

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O2 Arena

The O2 Arena is a popular entertainment venue in London. In addition, the building's unique...

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Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is an iconic football stadium in London with a capacity of 90,000 fans...

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Harrods

London has many iconic stores, with the most famous arguably being Harrods. The luxury department...

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Conclusion

Conclusion

London is a busy city with many things to do during the day and at...

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