Tower of London

Tower of London

The Tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. The Tower of London was built after the victory over the Normans in 1066 by “William The Conqueror”. Since that time, the Tower has served as a palace, prison and zoo. Nowadays, the Tower is best known for the crown jewels that you…

London Walks

London Walks

London Walks offers an extensive program of walks through London under the guidance of highly experienced and famous guides. Walks start the entire day, see the London Walks website for the program, but the “notorious” are the evening walks. Join the Jack The Ripper Haunt with Donald Rumbelow, the authority in the field of Jack…

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum with a collection from different periods of natural history. Together with the Muséum national d’histoire naturelle in France and the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution) in Washington, it is one of the museums with the largest natural history collections in the world….

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is the place where the crowning of the British monarch has taken place since 1066. British princes are buried here as well as politicians, scientists, musicians and poets. Westminster Abbey is a true medieval masterpiece. Impressive Gothic architecture, fascinating literary history exhibited in the “Poets Corner”, the beautifully crafted statues, murals, paintings and…

British Museum

British Museum

The British Museum is the national museum of the United Kingdom. The collection of art objects is one of the largest collections in the world. More than 6 million people visit the museum every year. It has an extensive collection of antiquities and exceptional art objects from ancient and contemporary civilizations. The collection spans more…

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the official residence of Queen Elisabeth II. However, it has not always been a palace. Originally this was the mansion of the riotous “Duke of Buckingham”. King George III bought the mansion in 1762 for his wife Charlotte. Buckingham House then became known as the “Queens House”. 14 of George III his…

Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament

Now better known as the Houses of Parliament, the “Palace of Westminster” was originally the royal residence of Edward the Confessor in 1042. Today it houses the British Parliament, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Guided tours are given to give you an idea of ​​how grand this building is with its…

Old Royal Naval College

Old Royal Naval College

The Old Royal Naval College is the masterpiece of English baroque architecture, set in beautiful surroundings in the heart of Maritime Greenwich. The complex was largely designed by Sir Christopher Wren. In 1694, what is now called the Royal Naval College, was built as a home for retired naval people, the Greenwich Hospital. In 1869…

National Gallery

National Gallery

The National Gallery is an art museum with works by the most important Western European masters. The museum offers a very complete overview of Western European painting from the period between 1250 and 1900. You can admire works from, among others: Leonardo da Vinci, Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt van Rijn, Carel Fabritius, Johannes Vermeer, Frans…