London is the capital of England. One of the leading global city which holds good in the field of art, commerce, education, entertainment, Media, fashion, professional Services. It stands fifth and sixth in terms of GDP. If you are visiting to this beautiful city then here are few best places that you must visit in London. Whenever we visit a new city we must visit historic buildings present
Buckingham Palace: -In 1710 palace was designed by William Winde for the first Duke of Buckingham. is constructed beautifully surrounded by greenery. It is located in the city of Westminster. It is the residing place and workplace of monarch of United Kingdom. When it was constructed it was a townhouse which later on became the residence. In 1987 finally it became the official Royal Palace of the British monarch. It is also known as The Queen House.
Tower Of London: – This wonderfully constructed castle is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is located in central London on the bank of river Thames. It gained its name as Tower of London because of the White Towers which was built by William the Conqueror. Building is actually is the complex of several buildings. It once served as royal residence and during 1100 till 1952 it was used as prison. Is a scenic view one should not miss to look at this castle from River Thames.
Hampton Court Palace: – In 1514 the land on which this palace is build was acquired by Thomas Wolsey and later he constructed Hampton Court on this acquired land. This is located in the country called Middlesex and within the postal town East Molesey, Surrey. This is not only famous for this historic building but also the garden also is an attractive place to visit.
Kensington Palace: – In the beginning it was just a simple two story Jacobean Mansion owned by Sir George. In 1619 it was purchased by Heneage Finch. Since 17th century it is serving as the residence of Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge. It is located in the Kensington Gardens.
St.James Palace: – For over 300 years it served as residence of Kings and Queens of England. The palace was built by Henry Vil. The great Tudor Gatehouse at St. James palace still bears the Henry VIII’s Cypher. In 1558 it was St. James Palace that Mary Tudor signed treaty surrounding Celais.
Banqueting House:- The grand building which is the only survival left from the Palace of Whitehall. This was the first structure to be completed in the neo classical style due to this it is considered to be very important architecture. The style in which this building is built was influenced by Andrea Pailadio. The design of the hall is classical in concept. This building is divided into three floors
1st Floor: – A Warren of Cellars and Store Rooms
2nd Floor: -Banqueting Hall
3rd Floor:- Hall
Enjoy each and every historic building in vlondons attractions but don’t miss the above mentioned Buildings.