London is home to many magnificent monuments and picturesque buildings. If you are planning London guided tours, you will definitely want to know about the best destinations in this city to visit. You will never get enough of this place as London has plenty of famous landmarks that attract a lot of tourists every year.
Along with the large number of famous attractions, there are a lot of other wonderful monuments, buildings and beautiful sights that remain hidden in the less explored areas of this city. Your London guided tours will not be complete without visiting these treasures that are kept as a secret by this mysterious city.
London boasts its rich culture and history with the glorious ancient structures and buildings that can be found everywhere in the city. To add to this glory, London has many beautiful palaces under its sleeve that are promised to mesmerize the visitors with its wonderful architectural styles. Following are some of these palaces that you should certainly include in your London guided tours.
This palace was originally the summer house of King George III. Located near the banks of Thames, it offers a great experience for the visitors with its stunning garden and striking interiors. The palace will remain closed in the winter season, hence if you want to see the indoors, it is better to visit in the summer. However, you will be allowed to take a stroll through the beautiful Kew Gardens all-round the year.
Buckingham Palace is one of the most popular palaces in London. It is the official residence of the monarch of London. This palace can be visited easily on most days. You can take a walk down the St. James Park or the Mall. Grab a ticket in advance to see the inside of the palace and for visiting the State Rooms.
The insides of the palace can be visited when it will be open for the public for 10 weeks a year. Usually, it opens from the end of July till the last of September. You will have to buy tickets to visit the interiors.
This is a hidden gem of London. It was among the most important palaces in England during the medieval period. Most people just pass this palace without realizing its importance. However, this palace which boasts a history of almost 700 years is quite a sight to watch. Even though now in ruins, you will be able to get a view of the walls of the Great Hall that was once an active part of this prestigious structure.