On this tour we will visit the main areas of interest and monuments of the city with special attention on the Tower of London. We will also enjoy the changing of the guard and take a boat trip on the River Thames.
We will start walking the districts of Westminster, Kensington, Mayfair and Picadilly, where we will make several stops to photograph the Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace.
The headquarters of the Parliament, as well as the Palace of Westminster, which houses the two parliamentary chambers (the House of Lords and the House of Commons). The palace was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987, it is located on the banks of the River Thames.
Then we will pass by Big Ben, this is the clock of the houses of parliament. It is one of the most famous images of London and is one of the main icons of the city. We will continue for him Buckingham Palace, Built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham.
The building was acquired by King George III in 1762 to be used as a private residence. The Buckingham Palace it is the habitual residence of the British royal family From 1837, it is currently Queen Elizabeth II who lives there. Visits to the interior of the palace are only allowed for a few weeks a year, between the end of July and the beginning of September.
At the stop of Buckingham Palace you can enjoy the famous change of guard (if it is the right time), at that moment the royal guard parades next to the palace.
At the end of the tour of the most modern part of the city we will go to one of the liveliest areas of London, where you will have free time to eat around St. Paul's Cathedral.
After eating, we will go to "The City", the oldest area of the capital and the origin of the city. We will make stops to photograph the San Pablo's cathedral With a height of 110 meters. This cathedral is the second tallest in the world. It is a huge temple with a cross-shaped plant that has a striking decoration, especially on the beautiful ceilings decorated with frescoes.
To continue with our tour, we will enter the Tower of London, where we will discover its almost thousand years of history. This fortress has served as a royal palace, jail, coin palace and zoo.
We will visit the treasure of the tower, where the Crown jewels and we will meet the Beefeaters, the halberdiers that guarded the fortress.
Leaving the tower we will board one of the ships that travel the Thames River to enjoy London from a different point of view. The tour ends in the afternoon next to the London Eye Ferris Wheel, the best place to contemplate London from the heights.