Showing posts with the label Royal Historic Palaces

Tower of London

Link: Nearest Tube Station: Tower Hill (It is just beside the station) Cost around 24.50 but  and is actually part of the  Royal Historic Palaces  too. 2014 Tower of London with Poppies (in remembrance of Heroes of WW1) Tips: 1.  Definitely see the Crown Jewels.  A must-see! 2.  Do go for the Free Yeoman Warden's (Beefeater) Tour.  They are really very entertaining! The Traitor's Gate The Crown Jewels Unfortunately, you are not allowed to take pictures but this is definitely a must-see.  You will see the crowns, scepters, and maces they use for the coronation, opening of the parliament, etc.  The White Tower and the Royal Armories The Execution Site The executions are normally up in the tower hill, but sometimes, they do it here in the tower of London and this is the site where people like Thom

Hampton Court Palace

Nearest Train Station: Hampton Court (5 minute walk from the train station).  There are trains that run from Waterloo, Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, and Wimbledon, and costs less than 10 pounds per person. Costs around 24 pounds and is actually part of the  Royal Historic Palaces . Address:  East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU Website: This is a very beautiful palace which was initially owned by Henry VIII, and then was extended by William III and Queen Mary II.  This also has a beautiful garden and one of the oldest and famous garden maze (didn't take a picture as it was just a high bush from the pictures ^_^). Henry VIII the great hall The Hampton Court Square / Courtyard the grand staircase the frescoes William III Apartments Henry's Kitchens, Fish Court, and Courtyard The G