Attractions near Elizabeth House London
The Elizabeth House London is located near many wonderful sights and attractions of London that guests of this hotel in central London should visit during their stay in this wonderful city. A few of these worth seeing sights are the magnificent London Big Ben, the Tower Bridge, the Madame Tussauds wax work Museum, Piccadilly Circus and the National Gallery.
The London Big Ben
The Big Ben was designed by August Pugin and built in 1859. The Big Ben in London reaches a height of 96 metres but the clocks hang on 55 metres. The Big Ben has become a very famous icon of London because it is one of the biggest four-faced clocks in the world.
The London Tower Bridge
The Tower Bridge is an icon of London and one of the most well-known buildings in the world. The Tower Bridge was built in 1894 and was a great engineering marvel of its age.
Every London tourist should visit this wonderful building and it is definitely worth it. You can walk over the Tower Bridge which is 42 metres above the River Thames. From there you can see other attractions of London such as the St. Paul's Cathedral, the Canary Wharf or the London Eye.
Since 1982 visitors can also do a Tower Bridge Exhibition and learn more about its interesting history. By visiting this Exhibition you can also take a closer look at the Victoria Engine Room and admire the old steam engines which were once used to raise the bascules of the Tower Bridge.
Children(under 16), seniors(over 59) and students: discount
April – September: 10am – 18.30pm
October – March: 09.30am – 18pm
The Madame Tussauds Museum in London
The Madame Tussauds Museum opened its doors in Baker Street in 1884 . The museum offers a famous collection of wax figures innovated by Marie Tussauds years ago. A huge number of Marie Tussauds best sculptures were destroyed during the Second World War. Nowadays the Madame Tussauds Museum provides guests of the Elizabeth House London the possiblity to discover new gorgeous figures that represent well-known sportmen and women, actors, world leaders and many more.
Piccadilly Circus London
The Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 and has become a famous road junction in London. Nowadays the Piccadilly Circus London links directly to Shaftesbury Avenue, the Haymarket, Coventry Street and Glasshouse Street. The word circus in the context of Piccadilly Circus means a circular open space at a street junction. Near the Piccadilly Circus in London you can find major shopping and entertainment areas. The video display and the neon signs at the corner of a building became one of the best known attractions of London.
National Gallery London
For all those who are interested in art, the National Gallery in London will be the best choice by far. It was established in 1824 and displays a huge collection of paintings between 1250 and 1900 including famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt van Rijn, Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet. The National Gallery is located in the Northern part of the famous Trafalgar Square and displays about 2,000 paintings.
Price: free (if no special exposition)
Saturday-Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday: 10am - 9pm
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