Take in some of the London sights, during your studies at UKCBC
Few cities rival the excitement and intrigue of London, whose rich history and cosmopolitan feel ensure that it represents the perfect destination for the curious traveller. As such, studying in London with the UK College of Business and Computing means you have the opportunity to discover the many unforgettable sights that are as iconic and fascinating as anywhere in the world.
Whether you’re interested in the history of the city, have a penchant for contemporary culture, or simply wish to visit attractions that have shaped the nation, London offers something for everyone. Below, we detail just five of the most popular sightseeing attractions in the capital.
Experience a breathtaking panoramic vista of the capital from atop the renowned London Eye. An iconic piece of the city’s skyline, the London Eye provides an interactive means of learning more about the capital, offering stunning views and detailed information about some of the major landmarks you will see.
Tower of London
One of the most historically significant landmarks in the city, the Tower of London’s background is one of fascination and intrigue. As a document to the turbulent past of the nation, there are few rivals, while the resident Crown Jewels pay tribute to the enduring monarchical rule of the country over the centuries.
A further symbol of the sovereign state, Buckingham Palace is the London residence of the Her Majesty the Queen and remains one of the few working royal palaces in the world. The magnificent and ornate State Rooms house breathtaking works of art from the Royal Collection and can be discovered on tours in the summer months.
For over 700 years, the coronation church of England has welcomed some of history’s most renowned – and notorious – individuals. From royalty to statesmen, 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 the 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 ,Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian treasures dating back thousands of years, the museum is one of the most important repositories of human history around.
Just ask someone from UKCBC
There are literally hundreds more great sights and attractions to see when you visit London. It offers such an amazing opportunity to take in this great culture, when you study at UKCBC. With campuses in central London and Essex, our social programmes such as an orientation trip or study tours will see you visiting some of these iconic buildings. Speak with a member of staff at UKCBC for more details.