Westminster/St James’s/Mayfair

Hello everybody!

Westminster is probably the most famous part of London, because the most famous sights and interesting places are in. When you go there (and to St Jame’s and mayfair, too), you probably don’t know prices of entries, or where exactly they are. Here I write everything you have to know about them, so when you will go to London, you’ll be ready to head out the streets of these interesting parts of London.

Banqueting House – is a rest of the Whitehall palace, that has been burnt down in 1698. It’s in Whitehall in Westminster. Entry costs 4,80 pounds.

Buckingham Palace – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. lives there. If she’s inside, the royal flag is uprighted on the rooftop. Queen’s Foot guards walk everyday at 11,30am from the front of the palace. Entry to the palace costs 16,50 pounds. Entry to the Queen’s gallery costs 8,50 pounds. Entry to the Royal Mews (horse stables) costs 7 pounds. It’s in Westminister near St James‘s park.

Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms – is a museum of remains from The World War II. It’s on King Charles Street in St James’s. Entry costs 12,95 pounds.

Downing Street – British premier lives behind the most famous door one that street in Westminster.

Händel House Museum – is an exposition of Händel’s house and the museum dedicated predominantly to him. It’s on the Bond Street between Mayfair and St James’s. Entry costs 9 pounds.

House Guards Building – there is an alternation of Queen’s Life Guards on horses. There’s also a free Horse Guards Museum. It’s in Whitehall in Westminster.

St James’s Park – is a park full of squirells in St James’s with a perfect view to Big Ben and London Eye.

Houses of Parliament & Big Ben – is probably the most famous object in the whole London. It’s upon the River Thames in Westminster. Entry to a visitation of the rooms of parliament and Big Ben costs 12 pounds.

Savile Row – on this street are the most famous tailors shops that dress celebrities (The Beatles, Mick Jagger…) It’s in Mayfair.

Tate Britain – is the second biggest gallery of British art from 16th century until today. It’s in Millbank in Westminster. It’s free.

Westminster Abbey – is a temple registered in the World Heritage List UNESCO and it’s the coronation temple. E. g. Kate and William got married there. It’s on 20 Dean’s Yard in Westminster. Entry costs 12 pounds. Guide costs 3 pounds. Evening rite is free.

Westminster Cathedral – is a cathedral next to the Westminster Abbey. You can visit chapel Holy Souls on the north of the cathedral, where is a museum of marble (free). It’s on Ashley Place in Westminster. Entry is free, but you can lift by an elevator to the viewing platform for 3 pounds.

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