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United Kingdom Travel Guide

Aside from United States of America, United Kingdom or UK is one of the most popular places in the world where tourists would love to go to. The flag of UK is also one of the most prevalent prints seen in t-shirts, cabs, and more. Fashionable people consider the flag of UK as one of the most stylish. Indeed, United Kingdom is very trendy as well. There are a lot of things that you can do, places to go, and sights to see at United Kingdom. Visiting United Kingdom for a couple of days only would not be enough. You will need at least a week or two to fully enjoy what this stunning place has to offer.

United Kingdom is a habitat for the infamous Royal Family for many years. Therefore, there are a lot of castles (ten castles to be exact) all over the United Kingdom that serves as a great tourist attraction at the same time. The ten castles in United Kingdom are Berkeley Castle, Alnwick Castle, Beeston Castle, Appleby Castle, Bamburgh Castle, Arundel Castle, Balvaird Castle, Balgonie Castle, Balmoral Castle, and lastly, the Ballindalloch Castle. Each and every castle has its distinct feature. Therefore, it is a must that you visit all of these castles to know the difference for yourself.

London is one of the most visited places in United Kingdom. Many blockbuster Hollywood movies were filmed here because of its beauty. In London alone, you will need to spend several days just to tour this magnificent city. There are ten areas in London where tourists visit and take pictures. The first one is the Buckingham Palace. This is where the Queen of United Kingdom is currently residing. Second on the list is the popular Tower of London. This is one the major landmarks of the stunning city. The Tower of London also has different interesting collections such as the crown jewels as well as some of the crowns and diamonds of the Royal Family. Aside from the Tower of London, the Big Ben is also a famous landmark in London. This is the huge clock that stands up to three hundred twenty feet high and the face of the clock is actually twenty-three feet wide. Last but definitely not the least is the wax museum of Madame Tussaud. Many are amazed by the wax models of famous celebrities and world icons such as the Royal Family and former presidents of the United States of America.

There are also chapels and cathedrals that are tourist spots for foreign visitors. One of these cathedrals with unique architecture is the Canterbury Cathedral. It has attracted thousand of pilgrims every year since the death of Archbishop Thomas Becket , who was by the way murdered inside the cathedral in 1170. From then on, several cathedral guides and chaplains are willing to tour the visitors around the cathedral while they give interesting facts and details of the said religious site. There’s no doubt that United Kingdom is a place where you can fully make use of your camera because of its picturesque spots.

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