London Eye: Visited by more than 3 million people every year, the London Eye has become a new landmark in modern London since March 2000. Tickets
Tower Bridge: The bridge was built in the 19th century, when the east of London became more and more crowded and a bridge across the Thames in that area of London was needed. Today it is a favourite London tourist attraction. You can learn more about the bridge in the Tower Bridge Exhibition and have a fascinating view from the high level walkways. Tube station Tower Hill, Bus 15, 25, 42, 78, 100, RV1.
British Museum: Founded by Sir Hans Sloane in 1753, the British Museum was first opened to the public in 1759. It houses a collection of human history, art and culture from all continents. Bus 7, tube station Tottenham Court Road or Russel Square.
Big Ben: The name Big Ben ist often used for the tower or the clock, but it was first given to the Great Bell. Tube station Westminster.
Houses of Parliament: The Houses of Parliament – also known as The Palace of Westminster – was built after the Great Fire of 1834. It is a major tourist attraction and visitors can book guided tours or audio tours. Tube station Westminster.
Tower of London: The Tower of London is one of London's most important and most visited historic sites. Tube station Tower Hill, Bus 15, 25, 42, 78, 100, RV1. Open 9.00-17.30, Sun, Mon 10.00-17.30, November to Februar until 16.30.
Westminster Abbey: Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066. Moreover, it is the place where several significant people are buried. Entrance fee (2014): Adults £18.00, concessions £15.00 (Over 18 students (valid student card) and 60+), schoolchildren (11 - 18 years) £8. Tube station U-Bahn Westminster. Special group rates.
St. Paul’s Cathedral: The present Cathedral was built between 1675 and 1710. It is one of the masterpieces of Sir Christopher Wren. Open Mon - Sat 8.30 –16.00, Tube station St. Paul's, Bus 4, 11, 15, 23, 25, 26, 100, 242. Entrance fees (2014): Adults £16.50, concessions (students & seniors) £14.50, children (6-17) £7.50.
Buckingham Palace: It is the official London residence of Britain's kings and queens. Tube stations Victoria, Green Park and Hyde Park Corner. Bus 11, 211, C1 and C10. Bus stop on Buckingham Palace Road.