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Attracting millions of tourists every year, London has become one of the leading travel destinations across the world. Situated near the Thames River, the city offers a unique blend of great architecture and cultural heritage that can make anyone fall in love with its beauty and elegance. If you are planning to visit London, here is everything you need to know about the city and the places that you must explore. Some of the must-visit landmarks in London include Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben Clock Tower, Houses of Parliament, British Museum, Madame Tussauds and Nelson's Column. Besides, you can also visit the famous galleries, theatres and restaurants to get the real glimpse of life in London. If you love to party, visiting famous pubs like The MayFlower Pub, The French House and Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese should definitely be on your travel itinerary.
It is not just the nightlife and the architectural marvels that make London a famous travel destination; there are various activities that a nature-lover can enjoy. For instance, you can indulge in water activities near the Thames River or take a lively stroll in the famous parks of the city. There is Hyde Park, the big-wide green spread, and the Royal- St James Park. You can also visit London Zoo which has a wide variety of wildlife species like guerrillas, tigers, penguins and giraffes.
Majorly, there are six international airports in London, namely, Heathrow, Luton, London City, Gatwick, Stansted and Southend airports. Heathrow Airport is the largest airport in London which is connected to major destinations around the world. If you are travelling to London from India, you can find various direct or connecting flights from major cities like Delhi and Mumbai. The major airlines operating between London and India are Air India, British Airways, Air Canada, Lufthansa and Air France among others.
Westminster Abbey is at the centre of the London City and is close to two other tourist places in London - the Big Ben and Houses of Parliament. To reach this destination, you can either use the London Underground Station in the Westminster City or take a cab.
To reach Tower of London, you can board the metro to Tower Hill station.
For Buckingham Palace, there are multiple stations like Victoria, St James' Park and Green Park where you can de-board and take a walk.
The best walk to the Royal Palace is from Green Park.
The other famous places can be accessed using the London Tube, the public transit system. It is, by far, the best means to travel across the city with great convenience.
London is a year-round travel destination and has a mild climate base. During springtime, London has bright, long days and the average temperature hovers between 11° to 15°C. It might rain during this time.
Easter falls in the spring period, and the Central London part is decorated on the Easter Weekend in full bloom. The Easter Holiday is filled with fun and remains crowded too.
The London summers are warm and can be enjoyed by spending time outdoors in green spaces, rooftop bars or the beer gardens. The temperature remains around 18°C and can go over 30°C as well. It is the perfect weather to attend London’s summer music festivals.
The popular yearly festivals including Totally Thames festival and Halloween that are celebrated in autumn. The Christmas party mood sets in from November only.
In winters, the average temperature is 2-6°C. Since it does not have harsh weather, you can enjoy the off-peak tourist season by nicely wrapping yourself in cosy winterwear.
Post-December, there is January sale, and you can usually find cheap accommodation deals across hotels, local attractions and restaurants till February.
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Almost 98% of the population in London speaks English, so communication will not be an issue for you. The accents, however, can be a bit confusing at times. While having a conversation with the locals, try to use polite words, and you will not have any trouble finding the places you wish to go.
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Reimbursement of actual expenses incurred in connection with obtaining a duplicate or fresh passport or reasonable cost of replacing/obtaining the stolen documents/ tickets if the passport belonging to the Insured / Insured Person be lost
Home Fire Insurance Contents & Home Burglary Insurance (contents):
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