Posted on Oct 02, 2010 | Comments 0
There are many things to do and see in the United Kingdom, and many of them are free. Here are a few of the best.
1. British Museum, London
The museum was born in 1753 and its amazing collections span more than two million years of culture and history. The museum houses the Rosetta Stone, the Portland Vase, and sculptures from the Parthenon.
2. Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
This World Heritage Site is situated on Northern Ireland’s rugged and rocky Antrim coast.
The interesting rock formation consists of about 40,000 huge black basalt columns that stick up from the sea. They have been storied in legend and myth for hundreds of years.
3. St. James’ Park, London
The 90-acre park is London’s oldest Royal Park in London. It has a wildlife sanctuary for geese, ducks, pelicans, and swans. The park also borders three royal palaces, including Buckingham Palace.
4. Imperial War Museum, London
The museum tells of the conflict involving the Commonwealth and Britain since 1914. It features thousands of creatively-displayed exhibits, including aircraft, utility clothing, and U-boats.
5. The National Gallery, London
The Gallery sits in Trafalgar Square and features one of the most impressive painting collections in the world, showcasing the talent of Monet, Botticelli, Titian, Caravaggio, Vermeer, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Raphael.
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