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England is famous for its long and ancient history in various scientific, cultural, political and military fields. England contains a large collection of historical sites that testify to the greatness of its history, and visitors enjoy visiting many of the monuments in England.

Monuments in England

1 the Tower of London:

One of London's most famous monuments, the Tower of London is an impressive castle on the north bank of the River Thames. The Tower of London is a very important part of the history of England, and it includes many exhibits, including the magnificent crown jewels, and you will also enjoy watching the celebration of the keys, the confinement of the towers, which has been carried out every night for 800 years. The celebration is very popular among foreign tourists, as such; Advance booking of tickets is recommended. Over the years, the Tower of London has functioned as a castle, palace, observatory, and mint store, the Tower of London actually refers to a colossal castle complex that formed after centuries of additions and modifications, the 900-year-old complex is often defined as the stunning White Tower, which gives the castle its full name.

Opening and closing time is 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Entrance fee of 20.90 GBP

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2 Buckingham Palace:

Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous buildings around the world, and its residents are among the most important international personalities, and it is called the Queen's House in London, if you are in London during the summer, you can wander into 19 government rooms, which are nicely decorated with some of the greatest royal treasures. From the works of Rembrandt and Van Dyck. The Duke of Buckingham built the palace in 1703 and is not a member of the royal family. In addition to kings and princes, the palace includes more than 800 workers and more than 350 hours.

entrance fees:

Adults: £ 19

 Under 17 years old: £ 10.85

Under 5 years old: free of charge

 Family: £ 50 (2 adults and 3 children under 17).

3- Trafalgar Square:

Trafalgar Square is one of the most famous monuments in the world, vibrant Trafalgar Square is located in central London, and it hosts a variety of activities including celebrations such as the royal wedding, Olympic Games celebrations every year, Saint Patrick's Day, Chinese New Year photography and gatherings And marches. 

In the center is the 52-meter-high Nelson Column, built since 1843, and guarded by four statues.

entrance fees: Complimentary.

4- Saint Pancras station:

St Pancras Station is a Victorian architecture station known as “The Most Wonderful Railway Station in the World” by travel writer, Simon Calder. It is the station for the East Midlands train services from London to Derby and other small countries, as well as Eurostar services to Brussels and Paris. At the station, you can wander around the many boutique shops and enjoy a fine dining experience at an international restaurant.

5 Stonehenge:

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located near Salisbury in Wiltshire consisting of a circular perimeter of standing stones and was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1986. Some say it is a huge calendar, others believe it is a center of healing. While others see it as a place of burial. Stonehenge is surrounded by countless secrets, a place that will surely amaze you, Stonehenge is one of the most famous sites in the world and any trip to England is incomplete without a visit to Stonehenge. It is said that it took more than 30 million hours of work to build this masterpiece.

Opening and closing times:

 From April 1 to May 31.

 From September 1 to October 15.

 From 16 March - 31 March: 9:30 AM to 6 PM

 June 1 - August 31: 9 AM to 7 PM

 October 16 - March 15: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Adult entrance fee: 8 pounds sterling,

children: £ 4.80

6- The Battle of Britain Memorial in London:

It is a monument to a plane who flew in the Battle of Britain. It consists of a large fan-shaped base, with the figure of a seated pilot. Christopher Foxley-Norris Memorial lists the names of the pilots who sacrificed their lives for the country. Many Londoners and tourists come to visit the memorial and remember those who fell, the memorial visiting it is free.

Opening and closing times:

It opens on all days. The visitor center is open from 10am to 5pm daily from March to October and from 10am to 4pm on weekends throughout the rest of the year.

7. Kensington Palace:

This stately mansion was the last home of Lady Diana. The palace is located on the western edge of Kensington Gardens, which boasts the beautiful Princess Diana Memorial Fountain. There is much to see and admire inside the palace too.

Opening and closing times:

March - October: 10 am to 6 pm

November to February: 10 am to 5 pm

(Last login an hour before closing)

entrance fees:

children:

Children under 15 years old are allowed free entry

Adults: £ 16.50

8 Big Ben clock:

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London and possibly the most famous clock face in the world. It is the name given to the colossal bell in the clock tower at Westminster Palace, which weighs more than 13 tons, stands at a height of 96 meters, the famous tower contains 4 clocks with a diameter of 7 meters The Big Ben rarely stops, and even after a bomb destroyed the Council Common During WWII, the clock tower survived and Big Ben continued to run. You will also have the opportunity to visit the machinery room and see how the clock works.

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9- Victoria and Albert Museum:

With a collection of over 4.5 million objects, the Victoria and Albert Museum is the largest museum of art and design in the world. There are displays from almost every field you can think of: architecture, photography, fashion, theater, books, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, textiles, and more.

Opening and closing times:

Saturday - Thursday: from 10 AM to 5:45 PM;

Friday: 10 am to 10 pm

children

Some arts and crafts workshops for children are also held there, and children will enjoy interactive displays in some of the galleries.

entrance fees:

Entrance is free but special exhibitions require tickets.

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