The Tower of London and Westminster neighbor local pubs and markets, and time-worn rituals like the changing of the guards take place as commuters rush to catch the Tube. London is layered with history, where medieval and Victorian complement a rich and vibrant modern world.
Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, England over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, which gives it its name. It has become an iconic symbol of London.
Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster; the name is frequently extended to also refer to the clock and the clock tower.
London at Dusk
The Guards Museum is a secret treasure, located near Buckingham Palace, between Wellington Barracks and Birdcage Walk. The museum has colorful exhibits and a wealth of information. You can even dress up in a Foot Guard's uniform—including the bearskin cap! The museum includes The Toy Soldier Centre and The Guards' Chapel.
The London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel, is a cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. It is Europe's tallest cantilevered observation wheel, and is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom with over 3 million visitors annually. It has made many appearances in popular culture.