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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in London

It's little wonder London, England is one of the world's top tourist destinations, attracting upward of 20 million visitors each year from around the world. Britain's capital city is a vibrant arts and entertainment center (its theaters are always busy), and 50 years after The Beatles, the country's music scene still rocks. London also offers one of the planet's greatest concentrations of cultural...

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London’s Natural History Museum

The original nucleus of the Natural History Museum, which was founded in 1754 and moved to its present building in 1881, was formed by the scientific collections of Sir Hans Sloane. The museum - a palatial building in Romanesque style - was designed by Alfred Waterhouse and is an impressive 675 feet long, with two 190-foot-high towers. Its exterior is faced with terra-cotta slabs bearing relief figures...

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Liverpool

Think of Liverpool and you immediately think of The Beatles and Liverpool Football Club and their famous Anfield stadium (one of the country's largest). And, of course, there's that unique Scouse accent. The heart of Merseyside lies on the east bank of the Mersey estuary, just three miles from the sea. At this point, the Mersey is almost a mile wide, opening out inland into a three-mile-wide...

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Tourist Attractions in Cambridge, England

Famous the world over for its university, Cambridge lays claim to having one of the highest concentrations of preserved historic buildings anywhere in England. Most of this architectural splendor is centered around Cambridge University's 31 colleges, each rich in tradition. The first of these "schools" were established in the 12th century by immigrant scholars from Paris, and the first college,...

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Birmingham & Coventry

Birmingham is Britain's second largest city, and its location in the West Midlands makes it a great place to begin exploring the many tourist attractions to be enjoyed in the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills areas-especially by canal. Birmingham's canals were a byproduct of the Industrial Revolution that saw the city boom, and today this extensive canal network is used mostly for pleasure...

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Tourist Attractions in Bath

Widely considered Britain's most attractive small city, Bath is famous for the archeological wonder from which it takes its name: its 2,000-year-old Roman baths. Nestled in the Avon Valley between the Cotswolds and the Mendip Hills in the beautiful county of Somerset, the City of Bath is also well known for its perfectly preserved honey-colored Georgian houses. Today, some 500 of the city's...

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England Travel Guide

England is a country with a long and interesting past. History can be found at every turn, with old castles dotting the country side, colleges with histories dating back to the Middle Ages, ancient Roman sites, and centuries old Royal Palaces which are still in use today. But England is more than just its history, with vibrant cities, great cultural institutions, and fun things to see and do. At the...

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