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Address:Westminster Bridge Road
London Eye is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. It is a big Farris Wheel 135 meters high situated on the banks of the River Thames. Almost four million people annually take a ride on London Eye.
Address:A344 Salisbury, Nr Amensbury, Wiltshire
Stonehenge is one of the oldest prehistoric monuments in the world. Archeologists believe that this circular setting of large stones was constructed about 3,000 2,000 BC. In 1986, the site was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stonehenge is associated with burial ceremonies at early history of its existence.
Address:St Michaels Street
Kingsbury Watermill Museum is located in a historic watermill from the 16th century. The museum still has the working machinery of a watermill. Today´s complex includes an art gallery, a gift shop, and the Waffle House, the tearoom and a restaurant.
Windsor Castle is built by the William the Conqueror in the 11th century on a steep hill above the river Thames. Since its construction it was home to 39 monarchs. The legacy of the monarchs can be seen throughout the castle. Windsor Castle tells the story of a long royal history and it is an official residence of Her Majesty The Queen.
Caerphilly Castle is situated in Caerphilly town in south Wales and it dates back to the 13th century. After the Windsor Castle it is the second largest castle in Britain. This castle is a beautiful example of a concentric castle around which there is water to improve its defense system.
Address:Canongate Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 8DX
The Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen. The construction of the Palace started in 15th century and over the years it was gradually extended. Close to it are located the ruins of Holyrood Abbey which dates back to 12th century.
Hours:Mon-Thur 10am-5pm; Fri-Sun 11am-5pm
Address:100 Pointhouse Place
Museum of Transport was established in 1964 and today there are over 3,000 objects exhibited while visitors are allowed to climb on some of them. Visitors of Riverside can go aboard The Tall Ship ´Glenlee´ which was launched in 1898, but today the ship is host of rich program of events and activities.
Hours:Opening by arrangement only
The Old City Observatory is also known as the Calton Hill Observatory. Its construction was inspired by a Greek Temple of the Four Winds and is designed by William Henry Playfair in 1818. The construction of this astronomical observatory finished in 1822. In the main gall there is a pillar which supports the telescope.