Four Interesting Things to See and Do in London

Posted: Jul. 10th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse

With over 2,000 years of history to its name, London is understandably brimming with things to see and do throughout this beautiful city. With so much available for tourists in London, many of which can be found here, finding the right thing for you can be overwhelming. The following locations provide an even more in depth look at the culture and history of the United Kingdom.

a href=""> With around 530 paintings and more than 26,000 prints and drawings, this art gallery is home to many renowned pieces of art. With works from the likes of Monet, Degas and Passarro, the collection at The Courtauld Gallery is quite impressive and offers an intimate look at some of the world’s most prominent artwork. With over 8,000,000 pieces in its collection, the British Museum is regarded as one of the foremost museums of the history and culture of humankind. Following the story of human civilization from its beginnings to modern times, this museum is a packed with knowledge and intrigue that anyone would be able to spend a day or two browsing through. As one of the most prominent theatre companies in all of London, the Royal National Theatre is one of the best places in the world to catch a live performance. Consisting of three theatres, Oliver, Lyttelton and Cottesloe, multiple productions can be ran at the same time, allowing visitors an opportunity to catch a variety of shows throughout the company’s season.

Twickenham Rugby Stadium - For travelers from the United States, catching a professional rugby match can be an exciting change of pace from baseball and American football. Twickenham Stadium is a wonderful venue that offers up some of the best rugby matches in the world as well as a good collection of alcoholic beverages for those that like to partake while enjoying a robust sporting event. 

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