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Uganda Airlines’ Direct Flight to Heathrow | Top Things to do in London

Uganda Airlines Jet
One of Uganda Airlines Jets (Courtesy Photo)

Uganda Airlines is in a process of launching the only non-stop connection to the UK, straight from Entebbe to London’s Heathrow.

In conjunction with our Affiliate partners at Tiqets, an online ticketing platform that brings travelers and venues together to create fantastic experiences, we compiled for you the Top 6 Attractions and Experiences to explore in London, in this Blog Post;

  1. The London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel
The London Eye (Courtesy Photo)

Billed as Europe’s tallest fixed observation wheel, and most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, the London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel, is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames in London, with over 3 million visitors yearly.

The construction is 135 meters (443 ft) tall and the wheel has a diameter of 120 meters (394 ft). It happens that, it was the world’s tallest Ferris wheel when it launched to the public in 2000.

2. Windsor Castle – home to the British Royal Family.

Windsor Castle (Courtesy Photo)

Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire, powerfully associated with the English and succeeding British royal family, and embodies almost 1,000 years of architectural history.

Hugh Roberts, a 20th century art historian described the castles’ lavish early 19th-century State Apartments as “a superb and unrivalled sequence of rooms widely regarded as the finest and most complete expression of later Georgian taste”.

Big Bus London Hop-on Hop-off Tour (Courtesy Photo)

While in London, this open-top bus tour is the most excellent way to see the best sights in the city! Board on one of these buses and let them take you to Piccadilly Circus, with its stunning neon lights, or climb aboard at Oxford Street and head to Hyde Park.

Sightseeing in London has never been easier with tickets for Hop-on Hop-off bus tours. You can admire the famous London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, or Buckingham Palace and then get on the next bus at any of the 60 stops throughout the city. See the most famous highlights of London on 6 different bus routes. You will pass the famous Tower of London and the iconic Tower Bridge, illuminated against the dark sky. You will notice the face of Big Ben like a lighthouse on the horizon.

The figures of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, left, are moved from their original positions next to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at Madame Tussauds in London, Thursday Jan. 9, 2020. Madame Tussauds moved its figures of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex from its Royal Family set to elsewhere in the attraction. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)

With smaller museums in a number of other major cities, the Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London that was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud in 1835.

Displaying waxworks of famous and historical figures, as well as popular film and television characters played by famous actors, Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction in London, with the nearest station to the museum at Baker Street, a walking distance of 120 meters (390 ft).

Courtesy Photo.

Located within Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden, near Watford, in southwest Hertfordshire, Warner Bros. Studio – The Making of Harry Potter, is a walkthrough exhibition and studio tour, southeast England, owned by Warner Bros. and operated by their Studio Tours division.

The facility houses a permanent exhibit of authentic costumes, props and sets used in the production of the Harry Potter films, as well as, the behind-the-scenes production of visual effects. The tour is contained in Soundstages J and K, which were specially built for the attraction, and is separate from the studio’s actual production facilities.

Warner Bros. Studio (Courtesy Photo)

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is perhaps the only permanent filmmaking exhibit of its size in the world. It launched to the public in 2012 and has since hosted up to 6,000 visitors a day during peak times. According to TripAdvisor, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter has been the highest-rated attraction worldwide repeatedly since the tour launched.

Stonehenge (Courtesy Photo)

Featured in the Drama Series “Outlander”, Stonehenge is an ancient monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, two miles (3 km) west of Amesbury.

Stonehenge is regarded as a British cultural icon and consists of an outer ring of vertical Sarsen standing stones, each around 13 feet (4.0 m) high, seven feet (2.1 m) wide, and weighing around 25 tons, topped by connecting horizontal lintel stones.

Inside is a ring of smaller bluestones. Inside these are free-standing trilithons, two bulkier vertical Sarsens joined by one lintel. The whole monument, now ruinous, is oriented towards the sunrise on the summer solstice. The stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred tumuli (burial mounds).

Stonehenge (Courtesy Photo)

Archaeologists believe it was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC and is one of the most famous landmarks in the United Kingdom.

There you have it, 6 Top attractions and experiences. Tell us, did we miss out an attraction or experience that you know? Let us know in the comments section below.

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