Travel guide : London historical Attractions


This British capital city's recorded history dates back over two , and they've got the landmarks to prove it. Welcome to watchmojo.com and today we’ll be taking a look at a few of the you can visit while travelling in London, England.
Located right in the heart of London, is a gathering place that features numerous and . It was open to the public in 1844 and has since become an important tourist destination and the site of numerous festivities.
Found on the south side of Trafalgar Square is and that road is full of government offices and other significant buildings. This thoroughfare was named for a palace that once stood on the site but burnt down in the late . Also found on Trafalgar Square is the , the building was constructed in 1824 and today it hosts an impressive collection of art from the 1200s up until the 20th century.
Another fascinating museum not to miss is the . These rooms were built just ahead of the second world war and were used by Prime Minister Winston Churchill as a base of operations during the conflict
is an another historical venue in the city. Today’s Globe is a reconstruction of the that hosted many of Shakespeare’s plays during his time. It is as close an approximation to the original theatre as possible and acts as a gateway to the past.
While the Saint Pancras Renaissance London hotel is relatively new, the building in which it is housed has been in use since 1873. It was open as the Midland Grand Hotel that year and ran as such until 1935 when it became an office building.
Finally in 2011, it was restored as a beautiful hotel that pays hommage to the bulding’s rich history. Another restored hotel is the Corinthia hotel, this building originally served as a hotel but it was commandeered by the in war years because of it is proximity to other government buildings. Its status as an impressive was restored in 2011.
The old in Greenwich is a vital piece of a UNESCO world heritage site because of its a stunning and sprawling  grounds. This building was originally designed as a hospital by famed Sir Christopher Wren in the late 17th century. In 1873 it became a naval college and today, it stands as an inspiring landmark of and .