Though most famous for the imprisonments and beheadings held there it has, at various times, served as the royal residence, mint, menagerie, armory, observatory and as the holding place for the Crown Jewels - a function it still serves.
Legend has it that six ravens must guard the tower at all times, or else the kingdom (as in United Kingdom) will fall. The ravens are still there, and so is this nearly thousand year old complex of stocky stone structures.
Westminster Abbey is a grand, predominantly Gothic abbey church located in the City of Westminster, London. It is one of the UK's most renowned and recognizable religious buildings as well as the traditional place of coronation and the burial site for British monarchs. The 700-year-old abbey welcomes more than 1.5 million visitors every year.
Built between 1886 and 1894, Tower Bridge is undoubtedly a symbol of London. This combined Victorian-era bascule and suspension bridge crosses the River Thames, connecting two central London boroughs.
Due to the iconic visual status of Tower Bridge, it is often confused with London Bridge, which is situated some 0.5 miles upstream.
Once the world's tallest observation wheel, the London Eye has 32 sealed and air-conditioned capsules, each holding up to 25 people. It is located near Waterloo and the River Thames. A full rotation on the Eye takes 30 minutes and gives you a 360° view of London.
Looking to discover some of England's history? Sprawling Windsor Castle has 1000 years behind it as a royal residence and visitors can explore the Royal Collection of artwork, the opulent State Rooms, St George's Chapel and more.
It's located in the English county of Berkshire and is easy to reach by car or by train from London Waterloo or London Paddington.
This venerable institution combines modern celebrity with historical figures, sports legends, silver screen icons and cultural giants. You’ll even find a brand new Meghan Markle, Theresa May and Donald Trump.