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Introduction to London

Introduction to London

The capital sightseeing tour

Our tailored sightseeing tours are designed to enlighten our guests about the fascinating and enigmatic history of the UK and London through visiting its iconic sites and hidden treasures. This tour starts at Kensington Palace, which is Queen Victoria’s birthplace and also Princess Diana’s home and more recent the official London’s residence of Prince William and his wife Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

After taking a pleasant stroll through the beautiful alleys of Hyde Park we will reach the impressive Albert Memorial and the Royal Albert Hall, one of the best venues to host classical music festivals in the entire world.

Following Hyde Park, we will head towards Buckingham Palace, the Queen`s official London residence, where we can see the Changing of the Guard ceremony. After passing St James Park we will come to Westminster Abby, the Big Ben (the Elizabeth tower) and the Houses of Parliament, where, apart from listening a lot of interesting facts and rumours, you will be able to take pictures or simply enjoy the views of the legendary buildings.

Thereafter, proceeding through Downing Street and the British Prime Minister’s work and home place, we will find ourselves at Trafalgar Square to see the peerless National Gallery and Nelson`s column, before entering the City of Westminster, the famous and original London, or just The City, or The Square mile, or the vast multitude this exquisite part of the world is knows as.

The introduction to the city will be starting from the flamboyantly decorated high street Strand with its oldest offices and luxury hotels, Fleet Street with the magnificent St Paul cathedral, featuring the illustrious dome that dominated the London skyline till the second part of 20th century. After passing the tallest isolated stone column in the world – The Monument – we will visit the oldest of Royal Palaces and prison, and last but not least, chamber of torture: the Tower of London.

Crossing London Bridge, where the very history of London began, we will get to the ancient Southwark Cathedral, London Dungeon and get the view on HMS Belfast ship, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. There will be also a lot of other spots to look at along the way – Shakespeare`s Globe, Lambeth Palace, London Eye, etc., before our final stop at Piccadilly Circus under the iconic statue of Eros, whose pointed love arrow supposedly seals the love of whoever is in its target line.