is the centerpiece of the table; it is truly one of the
most amazing cities the world has to offer and many visitors flock to London every
year. London is a multicultural center with 37 different immigration groups with
each consisting of 10,000+ citizens. London has almost a population of 10 million
and has attractions for every type of visitor. London has a very warm natured
climate, and has an intricate underground system for travelers. There are many
different attractions to see including Westminster Abby, Thames Square, among
Residence to Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace first opened to the public
in 1993 to finance Windsor Castle repairs. The Edwardian façade palace
dates to the early 19th century. In summer, nearly 6,000 visitors per day tour
19 state rooms, including the Throne Room, Picture Gallery and Ballroom (the largest
room in the Palace) used for investitures and banquets. The extended visitor route
includes a walk through the south side of the Palace garden. At the Royal Mews,
the Queen's horses and carriages, including the Coronation Coach, are displayed.
The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is a permanent space dedicated to changing
exhibitions from the Royal Collection art and treasures. Built 40 years ago on
the west front out of the former private chapel’s bomb-damaged ruins, the
Gallery was opened by the Queen in 2002 to receive the public daily.
Medieval tortures heavy on bloody detail prevail at this site buried beneath
paving stones of historic Southwark. London Dungeon brings more than 2,000 years
of gruesome history into twisted perspective, with 2003 debuting the Great Plague’s
apothecary shop remedies from minced toad and roasted viper skins to hare’s
feet, bat wings and leeches. Other popular unpleasantry focuses on the Ecclesiastical
Section’s rendition of Thomas Becket’s demise while in prayer at
the altar, 1665’s Great Fire of London, Jack the Ripper, and the Judgment
Day Execution Barge where some 2,000 victims were transported from docks, bound
together, and tossed into roiling waters.
More than 12,000 animals from Asian lions to sloth bears are on display at this
zoo in the heart of majestic Regent’s Park, boasting gardens, fine art
and notable architecture. At the “Animals in Action” section, animals
show off their skills by flying, leaping and climbing.