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Attractions variety from Westminster Abbey and the homes of Parliament to the Tate’s attractive artwork associations, the Southbank Centre and Shakespeare’s Globe. In among there’s the amazing London Eye and different entertainments round County corridor, former headquarters of the better London Council. footbridges – one at Hungerford Bridge, the opposite at Tate sleek – aid to convey the 2 aspects of the river jointly. 1. Westminster Abbey London’s such a lot venerable and most lovely church, the scene of coronations and royal weddings and the resting position of monarchs (for extra info see Westminster Abbey). Google Map 2. Tate sleek one of many world’s nice modern paintings galleries. a ship carrier connects Tate Britain and Tate smooth. It leaves from Bankside Pier outdoors Tate sleek each 20 mins. Google Map 3. London Eye The world’s tallest cantilevered observational wheel deals striking bargains notable perspectives of the town. whereas watching for a spin, stopover at the points of interest in County corridor – the ocean existence London Aquarium, London Dungeon and the London movie Museum (for additional info see London Eye). Google Map View picture 4. homes of Parliament the traditional Palace of Westminster is the seat of the 2 homes of Parliament – the Lords and the Commons. A Union flag flies at the Victoria Tower while the Commons is in consultation. evening sittings are indicated by means of a mild at the Clock Tower – the tower that homes giant Ben, the 14-ton bell whose hourly chimes are well-known world wide (for extra information see Parliament Square). Google Map View picture 5. Tate Britain the simplest of British paintings is held on the Tate and works diversity from 1500 to the current. glance downstream to determine the house of British Intelligence (MI5). this huge development, often called Thames condo, is outfitted within a bug-proof “Faraday cage” (for extra information see Tate Britain). Google Map 6. Downing road The reliable domestic and place of work of Britain’s leading Minister is certainly one of 4 surviving homes inbuilt 1680 for Sir George Downing (1623–84) who went to the USA as a boy and back to struggle for the Parliamentarians within the English Civil warfare. The construction incorporates a nation eating Room and the cupboard Room, the place a bunch of 20 senior govt ministers meets frequently to formulate coverage. round the corner, No. eleven, is the normal place of dwelling of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Downing road has been closed to the general public for protection purposes on account that 1989. Downing highway SW1 • Closed to public Google Map View photograph 7. Churchill conflict Rooms throughout the darkish days of worldwide warfare II, Winston Churchill and his warfare cupboard met in those battle Rooms underneath the govt. Treasury Chambers. they continue to be simply as they have been left in 1945, with spartan rooms and colour-coded telephones. Take a guided audio travel in the course of the rooms the place ministers plotted the process the battle, or stopover at the Churchill Museum which files Churchill’s existence and profession. Clive Steps, King Charles road SW1 • Open 9:30am–6pm day-by-day • Admission cost • www.