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London features a huge selection of most diverse attractions - historical and architectural sites, beautiful streets and squares, museums and exhibition centers. Trafalgar Square is a perfect place for walks. London National Gallery is also located here. The gallery contains more than two thousand works of great European painters. Among the exhibits you will find paintings made in the 13th century.
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Baker Street is the location of a no less attractive object - Sherlock Holmes Museum. Among the religious buildings of the city we should definitely mention beautiful Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral. The cathedral is also one of the largest Catholic churches of the country. There are some Orthodox religious places of interest in the city, the most prominent of which is Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady. Classical music fans are recommended to visit Royal Albert Hall, Theatre Royal in Covent Garden, as well as Elizabeth II Theater. Among the cultural institutions of London we should also mention Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and Museum of Science. British Library is also an original museum that is home to numerous old books and historical documents.
Outdoor enthusiasts should definitely not forget to visit Regent's Park. In the beginning of the 19th century many beautiful villas were built on its territory. Here was also created an artificial lake and were planted thousands of trees. Nowadays locals and travellers come to the park to admire a beautiful garden of roses, relax under the shade of ancient trees and make a boat ride on the lake. Piccadilly is one of the most famous streets of the city. During a walk on it you will see various architectural monuments. Even nowadays Piccadilly is considered a symbol of luxury and prestige. The famous Hyde Park is one more place that simply cannot be ignored as this is one of the most famous and beautiful parks in the world. Its opening took place in the 16th century. Today a riding school is opened on the territory of the park. Boating on Lake Serpentine is one more popular pastime among both tourists and local people.
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Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in London, Great Britain. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in London: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of London.