- Start day with a visit to majestic Westminster Abbey, the Royal Tombs and Poets' Corner.
- Next to the abbey is the Houses of Parliament and the Big Ben. From August through September, you can actually get inside to hear the live debate.
- On the opposite side of the Thames is the British Airways London Eye, the new symbol of London. Reserve in advance, otherwise you may have to spend 1-2 hours in line for a ticket and to get on the flight.
- If you are interested in looking at some of great English arts, Tate Britain is not far from here.
- In the afternoon, explore Piccadilly Circus - the London's West End, and do some shopping at Oxford Street (the busiest street in Europe).
- End the day with a West End show. You may need to book in advance or check the half-price ticket booth in Leicester Square to see what's available.
- Have dinner in Soho before the show.
- Day Two begins with a visit to Buckingham Palace to witness the pageantry of the Changing of the Guard. Reserve tickets in advance, so you don't have to wait in line for an hour or more to get in.
- From Buckingham Palace, you can stroll down the Mall, through St. James's Park, passing Clarence House, where the Queen Mother lived until her death in 2002, and St. James's Palace, once the London home of Prince Charles and his two sons, William and Harry.
- Next stop is Trafalgar Square, London's grandest and certainly most famous square. You can have lunch or tea at the National Gallery's restaurant. Spend your afternoon at the National Gallery, with over 2300 paintings including the “The Virgin of the Rocks” by Leonardo Da Vinci.
- You should arrive as early as you can at the Tower of London to join one of the one-hour guided tours led by the Beefeaters. The Tower Bridge is close by. You can now walk over the high-level walkways between the two towers.
- The British Museum, the best museum in London, is your next stop. It has a vast amount of art and culture from all over the world and houses over 13 million different objects from many continents of the world.
- Finish off your afternoon in Knightsbridge at Harrods, the most famous department store in London, and perhaps the world. Knightsbridge and adjacent South Kensington offer innumerable dining options.
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