London Calling

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 Written by
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The Philadelphia Eagles flew into London, England recently and left their mark at Wembley Stadium where they played the Jacksonville Jaguars. Whether you follow football or not, it is probably safe to say that we were all a little jealous of their trip. But, there’s no need to sit around wishing you could be there. Now Rubinsohn Travel (215) 886-5200 can book you the London vacation of a lifetime. We scoped out some of the best places to visit in London so you can stay on the ball of your trip planning.

Tower of London: The Tower of London is a must-see attraction. The tower is located in central London on the north bank of the River Thames. This historical site is over 900 years old. The Tower of London has been used for many purposes throughout its life including a royal residence, housing the Royal Mint, an armory, home of the Crown Jewels of England, and a prison. With the tower’s changing purposes, there is a surplus of history to see and learn here. They offer many tours that are interesting to all.

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Coca-Cola London Eye: The Coca-Cola London Eye is Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel and is located on the south bank of the River Thames. The London Eye is one of the tallest viewing points for visitors to see London from. This attraction allows visitors to take a ride and see the beauty of London from above, a sight you don’t want to miss! Riders can purchase different ticket options so they can have their best experience the way they want it to be. You can even rent a capsule for your wedding!

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St. Paul’s Cathedral: Whether you observe religion or not, St. Paul’s Cathedral is a destination of pure beauty and peace. The cathedral was rebuilt in the 16thcentury after the Great Fire of London. The architecture style in the church is English Baroque. Its dome is the outermost recognizable point to tourists. The art filled church is not just for sightseeing, it is still used to observe mass and prayer services under the denomination of the Church of England.

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Buckingham Palace: Everyone knows about the Buckingham Palace and the royalty of it. The outside of the palace is popularly seen in movies and on TV. It is a staple of London. This palace houses many royals with private apartments within. It is the administrative headquarters for the monarch. The Buckingham Palace has tours that show off the grand rooms and grounds filled with art and elegance. When visiting don’t forget to take a picture in front of the beautiful gates and straight-faced guards! Fun Fact: The flag that flies above the palace has an extra meaning. When the Queen is in residence, the Royal Standard flag flies. When she is not there, the Union flag flies instead.

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Abbey Road: Last but not least, you can’t miss out on getting an iconic shot of walking across Abbey Road just like The Beatles! This picture has become a tourist favorite after The Beatles released their album “Abbey Road” in 1969.

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Be like our Eagles and fly to the great destination of London, England! Book with Rubinsohn Travel (215) 886-5200 to get the best deals for your trip! Don’t forget to try the fish and chips while you’re there!

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