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If you have at least two years to spare and want to see London, England unfortunately, this may not be enough time to see it all. No matter what your tastes are, you will find it in London. There is theatre, art, music, museums, historical sites, dance clubs, almost anything of interest you will find here.

 

London is the ultimate blend of classical and modern. There are over 100 art galleries and daily events throughout the year. It is known as the worlds shopping mecca, as it is the home of Harrods, as well as the Crown Jewels. You can leave early in the morning and stay out till late at night and still have a million other places to go!

There are some beautiful churches such as St. Pauls Cathedral and Westminster Abby. You may want to visit the Queen at Buckingham Palace or view the changing of the guards.

There are gorgeous inns with breath taking scenery such as St. James and Hyde Park. The Park of Holland has an Opera House and a Japanese Garden, all worth visiting numerous times.

Street after street you will fins shops and galleries galore. If you are strolling the avenue near Covent Garden you may come across street performers who are anxious to get your attention, so that they are able to amuse you with their talents and abilities.

Have you considered an ostrich patty for lunch? Borough market dates back a thousand years and the market is full of fine dining experiences such as ostrich burgers and other delectable delights. The market is fun filled experience that is busy and noisy, full of people anxious to barter and sell their handcrafted items as well as fresh produce and food.

With all of this traveling, you re sure to be hungry, you may want to travel to a west end pub. Then afterwards, take in a Broadway show. Many shows begin in London and then move on to New York.

Oh, the museums! What a rare treat! The Victoria Museum and the Albert Museum are named after 19th century Queens. And, do not miss the history and science museums or you will regret it. Each of the museums could easily take you a day to travel through and you still would not see it all.

The world renown Tate Art Museum features Picasso, Matisse and other famous 20th century artists. The London Eye features the worlds largest ferris wheel, boat rides and a gondola that offers beautiful, scenic views. And do not miss the view of Big Ben and the Thames River.

All in all, if you are planning a trip to London, make sure you make a schedule ahead of time so that you are able to see it all. At the very least, you can try!

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