Londons Top Cultural Attractions
Tourists to London visit this city for cultural heritage exploration. This city is a city of culture. There are just so much to explore and so many places to visit to enjoy Londons culture at its best. There are several cultural venues all throughout London City. London also houses international cultural presentations.
The area between Westminster and Waterloo Bridges is an excellent place to head on to for some cultural adventure. The Dali Universe, housed at the County Hall, showcases the famous works of the Catalan surrealist artist named Salvador Dali. The art pieces here are categorised into three themes: Dream and Fantasy, Sensuality and Feminity, and Religion and Mythology.
The Southbank Centre is also the home of yet another cultural attraction in London, the Hayward Gallery. This gallery showcases visual and modern art masterpieces. The Hayward Gallery is known for its neon tower on the top of the building. This has become a popular sight in Londons skyline. The exquisite design of the neon tower is credited to designers Philip Vaughn and Roger Dainton.
Still in the Southbank Centre is the Queen Elizabeth Hall. This is a music venue perfect for locals and tourists who wish to see Londons classical, jazz and dance performances. The Queen Elizabeth Hall can hold a large number of viewers so dont worry about not having a seat during your visit. The Royal Festival Hall, also part of the Southbank Centre, is another musical venue in London.
It also holds talk shows. For those who want to visit the theatre, the places to go are the Royal National Theatre, Old Vic and Young Vic. For films, the BFI London IMAX Cinema is well recommended because of its 3D cinema experience.
The Trafalgar Square is yet another exciting cultural area in London. It houses the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and the St. Martins in the Fields Church. These venues are perfect for tourists who want to discover the rich culture of London.
One of Londons oldest areas is the Greenwich. What place is more ideal to explore culture than one that is as old as Greenwich? This area in London is the home of the National Maritime Museum, Queens House and the renowned Trafalgar Tavern. London also takes pride in its world renowned cultural attractions like the Tate Modern, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, Science Museum and the Natural History Museum.
With all these cultural hotspots in London, will you still be surprised at how popular London is for culture inclined tourists?
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