London is a fantastic city with a sheer abundance of history, stunning architecture, gorgeous landmarks, and enough world class attractions to keep a tourist busy for a decade!
All of the city’s wonder is contained within the 32 boroughs that are home to London’s 9 million residents, and each borough is as unique as the last.
For obvious reasons it’s the boroughs in the heart of the city that receive the most attention, and one of the most famous of them all is the stunning Westminster.
The home of the British government, the nation’s monarchs, some of the most stunning buildings in the world, and of course, some glorious parks; Westminster is an absolute must visit.
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Now let’s take a look at the very best that the Prime Minister’s backyard can offer.
The Houses of Parliament & Big Ben
The Houses of Parliament, also known as the Palace of Westminster, is the home of the UK government and one of the most iconic buildings in London.
The building dates back to the 11th century and has been the centre of British politics for over 800 years. Inside, you can take a tour of the Houses of Parliament, see the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and marvel at the stunning architecture.
And of course, no visit to Westminster is complete without a photo in front of Big Ben.
Westminster Abbey is one of the most famous churches in the world and has been the site of many important events, including royal coronations and weddings.
The abbey dates back to the 10th century and is home to the tombs of many historical figures, including Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, and many British monarchs.
Enjoy a tour of the abbey and soak in the history and beauty of this iconic building.
The Churchill War Rooms
The Churchill War Rooms is a fascinating museum that takes you back in time to World War II.
The museum is located underground and is made up of the actual rooms that were used by Winston Churchill and his war cabinet during the war effort.
You can see where Churchill made his famous speeches, where the most crucial strategies were devised, and even where the man himself slept.
Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch and has been the home of the British Royal Family since 1837.
Take a tour of the palace and see the stunning state rooms, including the Throne Room and the Ballroom. You can also watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony outside the palace, and enjoy the staggering views of the Palace itself from The Mall.
Finish off the perfect day of British-ness with a helping of Montcalm afternoon tea in your beautiful hotel.
The City of Westminster
So there you have it, some of the best things to see in one of the most iconic parts of the city.
Enjoy some of London’s best sights and attractions before returning to the finest accommodation London City has to offer at the Montcalm London City Hotel.