Take in Some of the London Sights, during your Studies at UKCBC
Few cities rival the excitement and charm of London. With its rich history and cosmopolitan feel, it certainly is the perfect destination for the curious traveller. As such, studying in London with the UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC) means you can discover the many unforgettable sights that are iconic to London.
Whether you’re interested in the history of the city, have an inclination for contemporary culture, or simply wish to visit attractions that have helped shape the nation, London offers something for everyone. Below, we have featured just five of the most popular sightseeing attractions that you simply must see.
Experience the breathtaking panoramic cityscape of the capital from the heights of the renowned London Eye. A unique piece on the city’s skyline, the London Eye provides an interactive method of learning more about the capital. Not only can you soak up the stunning views, but you can also enjoy the detailed descriptions of London’s major landmarks.
Tower of London
One of the most historically significant landmarks of the city, the Tower of London is both beautiful and steeped in intriguing history. As a document to the turbulent past of the country, there are few places that exceed the grandeur of this superb building. Also, be sure not to miss the resident Crown Jewels, which pay tribute to the monarchs of the nation over the centuries.
Buckingham Palace is the London residence of the Her Majesty the Queen and remains one of the few functional royal palaces in the world. The magnificent and ornate State Rooms contain breathtaking works of art from the Royal Collection and can be fully appreciated during the summer months, just be sure to book your tickets in advance.
The Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066 and is the final resting place of seventeen monarchs. It has welcomed some of England’s most renowned – and notorious – individuals. From royalty to statesmen and priests to poets, Westminster Abbey has been the resting place of auspicious British citizens, and has been the setting for royal coronations and royal weddings over many centuries.
Dating to mid-18th century, the British Museum houses one of the world’s most remarkable collections of historic relics. With regular exhibitions and such significant relics as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian treasures dating back thousands of years, the museum is one of the most important sources of information on human history in London.
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There are literally hundreds more great sights and attractions to see when studying in London. What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to explore further and absorb the culture of London fully, when studying at UKCBC.