Architectural Buildings in London

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  • obizerokenobi
    Los Angeles, CA193 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our Beefeater tour guide, Barney, gave a lively tour of this 1,000-year-old castle in the heart of London. He was able to bring centuries of history to life as he described the tower’s use as a fortress, royal residence, prison, and more. Definitely worth the tour, and absolutely worth staying after the tour to explore inside the various buildings and exhibits, which include the Crown Jewels, military gear, and prison-related artifacts and exhibits at your own pace.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • obizerokenobi
    Los Angeles, CA193 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Westminster Abbey is obviously the church that hosts most royal weddings and coronations in the UK. It also has a massive concentration of some of the most important people in UK history buried within it, including countless royals, members of the nobility, and other important people, such as Hawking, Kelvin, Dickens, Tennyson, Kipling, Newton, Darwin, and countless others. It is home to the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior and the coronation throne. The architecture is simply stunning. Definitely worth the line.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • Philip P
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The guide, amazing, the buildings, breathtaking , the sense of history and the pride it gives you, well
    The politicians, never mind eh !
    Written 10 July 2024
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  • obizerokenobi
    Los Angeles, CA193 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    While the Shard’s upper decks are a traditional tourist trap, they provide an absolutely incredible view of London, even when it’s overcast. Located directly on the Thames, the Shard itself is of course one of the most iconic buildings on London’s skyline. But its prime location makes the upper deck viewing station one of the best views you can get. It’s an incredible opportunity to explore London’s various neighborhoods from above, without going anywhere. Visitors could stay for as short as 30 minutes or spend several hours taking in the breathtaking view. The experience concludes on an outdoor – but fully protected – level, which enables visitors to experience the weather along with the views. The restrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, which provide arguably the best view any bathroom could.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • 753josephinem
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Cypress Hill and the London Symphony Orchestra concert….perfect venue and sound
    Even on the third tier the view was amazing!!
    Written 12 July 2024
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  • Mrs. E
    Oregon50 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I really loved how our tour guide explained what it would be like to attend a play back then. She did an excellent job of telling the story of Shakespeare and his times and the history of theaters, bringing it all alive for us. I was also really impressed by the original book of his plays on display that his friends compiled after his death. Thank goodness for friends - without their quick thinking, we would have lost half his plays.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • NICHOLAS T
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates9,519 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a hugely impressive station with a spectacular arched roof and excellent concourse full of great shops and restaurants.

    The station is clean and user friendly.

    The main building is iconic.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • zuv
    Bucharest, Romania35,409 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    An unusual mall, arranged in the building of a former power plant. The interior looks very interesting, the designer has done a great job, keeping many elements from the old factory and combining them in a happy way with new architectural elements. Otherwise, an ordinary mall, with many shops, restaurants, cinema. Also worth mentioning is Lift 109, an observation deck set up at the top of one of the chimneys of the former power plant.
    Written 14 July 2024
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland30,091 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Shard stands as the tallest building in London. It looks amazing but I always feel that the top looks unfinished. Still amazing however!
    Written 22 June 2024
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  • Emery R
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Went with a friend to see pierce the veil and had a great time. Friend did end up fainting but the medics were super nice, especially Peter who wheeled them down to our taxi and waited for it to get there. Other staff members were pretty pushy though and were rushing us to leave when my friend was still not able to stand, this had happened the last time I went in 2016 or 17 too.
    Written 13 April 2024
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  • nozzzzz2015
    Worcester, UK230 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing guided tour of the museum & grand temple.

    Learnt so much from the guide about the history of the masons in the museum before moving onto the temple which is such an elaborate stunning place.

    I found this tour well worth it and found out loads about the masons and the good charitable work they do.
    Written 15 April 2024
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  • Sue C
    48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a beautifully serene church. An ideal place to catch your breath amid the helterskelter of visiting London. I'd hoped to go to the National Gallery but the queue was so long I decided against it. St Martins more than made up for it. Many thanks for the welcome.
    Written 15 July 2024
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  • zuv
    Bucharest, Romania35,409 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    An original, unusual observation point. You go up with the elevator through the inside of a chimney of a former factory that produced electricity. The view from the top is very beautiful, but the fact that you are in a closed space (the elevator has glass walls, once you reach the top you can't go out) takes a little of the feeling of pleasure. It would probably be nicer to be able to feel the wind and the smell of the Thames. In addition, the curved glass walls make it difficult to photograph from certain angles, producing a lot of reflections.
    All in all, an experience worth trying.
    Written 15 July 2024
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  • Wendy L
    68 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Somerset house was lovely but the hello kitty cafe wasn't worth the two hour Wait we were very disappointed. Wood benches could of put pink cloths on. Two cakes and brownies to choose From was expecting cup cakes with hello kitty on. Hardly anything to buy to take home and only allowed in for twenty minutes
    Written 3 April 2024
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  • Iva C
    Bracknell, UK4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant food, good service and amazing atmosphere. We had a 3 course lunch and it was really delicious. Cocktails were not up to my liking as they were very strong, but my other half was happy.
    Written 2 February 2024
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