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London Tour Packages by Taj Holidays

One of the most visited cities in the world, London is a wonderful blend of the charming old and the modern new. The city is a potpourri of ancient heritage, with stunning palaces and cathedrals and some of the world’s best museums. It also has lush green spaces, trendy stores and brilliant food.

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Heart of the City
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate is perfectly nestled between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in Central London; walking distance from prominent landmarks. Explore the city from the hotel known as ‘London’s inner sanctum’! 
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Visit The Museums
Open :10:00 am-05:30 pm
Some of the most comprehensive collections in the world await you at the museums of London. Uncover ancient history and culture at the British Museum, marvel at the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum, and discover amazing art and design at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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Picnic In Hyde Park
Open :05:00 -23:30
On a sunny day, join the locals and head to Hyde Park with a bespoke food hamper from Harrods. King Henry VIII’s hunting ground far back in the 1500s and later a massive field during WWII, Hyde Park today is an occasional concert venue and a sprawling space for Londoners and tourists to unwind at.
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Buckingham Palace
Open :July – Aug: -09:30 – 19:30
Home to the royal family, the Buckingham Palace is over three hundred years old and has a staggering seven hundred and seventy-five rooms. Nineteen State Rooms are open to visitors when the royal family is on holiday between late July and September. The Changing of the Guard is a daily event that is thronged by tourists.July – Aug: 09:30 – 19:30
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Explore Harrods
Open :10:00 am-09:00 pm
A London icon, this luxury store has been around since 1824. Its three hundred and thirty stores spoil visitors with a wide range of products and services. Keep plenty of time at hand to make your selection from clothing, electronics, jewellery, sporting gear, home appliances, furniture, food, and a whole range more.
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Westminister Abbey
Open :09:30 am-03:30 pm
Westminster Abbey is highly significant in royal history. With only two exceptions, every English coronation since 1066 has taken place at this abbey. Many notable royals, including HRH Elizabeth I, are interred here. Poets’ Corner is the final resting place of Geoffrey Chaucer and Robert Browning.
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Vibrant Food Scene
Open :09:15 am-07:45 pm
The victoria and westminster areas of london are home to a host of acclaimed restaurants, bars and cafes from some of the food industry’s biggest talent. Victoria is increasingly recognised as london’s vibrant new food quarter. Discover the new restaurants at nova food, try the grab & go options for busy people dining al-desk, experience great restaurants for all tastes and budgets, or plan your night out in one of victoria’s fantastic bars. Cardinal place is home to one of london’s most exciting food markets, featuring a multitude of traders from across the uk and beyond. Taking place every thursday lunchtime, from 12-3pm, the market offers a huge range of quality hot and cold food, including traditional fish and chips, empanadas, paella, crêpes and much more.
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Take A Sunset Flight On The London Eye
Open :Mon-Fri: 11:00 – 18:00-Sat & Sun: 10:00 – 20:30
On a clear day, from atop the London Eye, you can see up to 40km of the city’s beautiful expanse. The wheel rotates slowly, giving you enough time to soak in the vistas around you. You can also opt for a special packages: flights with champagne or cocktails, flights with breakfast, and plenty more.Mon-Fri: 11:00 – 18:00 Sat & Sun: 10:00 – 20:30
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Discover Borough Market
Open :Mon-Fri: 10:00 – 17:00-Saturday: 08:00 – 17:00
‘London’s Larder’ is a cornucopia for lovers of food and it is near impossible leave empty-handed. Along with a section devoted to fresh fruit, exotic vegetables and organic meat, there is also a fine-foods retail market. The aroma of delicious food wafting through here is completely irresistible. Mon-Fri: 10:00 – 17:00. Saturday: 08:00 – 17:00
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Shop At Selfridges
Open :Mon-Sat: 09:30 – 21:00-Sunday: 11:30 – 18:00
The second-largest store in London after Harrods, Selfridges is celebrated for its innovative window displays, gala shows and, above all, its amazing range of products. It is London’s trendiest one-stop shop, and also boasts an unparalleled food hall and Europe’s largest cosmetics department. Mon-Sat: 09:30 – 21:00 .Sunday: 11:30 – 18:00
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Tower Of London
Open :Tues-Sat: 09:00 – 16:30-Sun & Mon: 10:00 – 16:30
Standing tall for over nine hundred years, the Tower of London is deeply connected with London’s rich history. Today, it holds the stunning crown jewels, and is also home to the Royal Armoury in the White Tower. You must see the armour worn by Henry VIII and the wooden horses carved by Grinling Gibbons. Tues-Sat: 09:00 – 16:30 Sun & Mon: 10:00 – 16:30
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Galleries and Entertainment
Open :09:15 am-07:45 pm
Love art? Enjoy an array of artwork at cama gallery, (contemporary and modern art), a registered international institution that has been formed in response to an increasingly global demand for iranian artistic production. Visit westminster cathedral, located just around the corner from us. It was built in 1903 and its striking architecture is worth a visit. Located in the heart of london, it has occupied a unique and enviable position at the forefront of english church music. Fancy watching a film? Visit curzon victoria with a unique mix of film and cultural events with carefully selected wines, local beers and spirits in their beautiful lounge bars.
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Walking Distance From The Royal Parks
Open :09:15 am-07:45 pm
We have three of the royal parks within walking distance from the hotel. St. James’ park is at our doorstep, green park is right next to buckingham palace and just a few minutes further up is the famous hyde park and kensington palace.
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Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
<p>The changing of the guard, a fine british tradition, takes place at buckingham palace, which is just a 6-minute walk from the hotel. It is a formal ceremony, in which sentries providing ceremonial guard duties hand over the responsibility for protecting buckingham palace to their colleagues.&nbsp;</p>
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Theatres in Westminster and Victoria
London is one of the world’s most famous and best places to see a variety of great shows, featuring anything from musicals, comedy, drama and children’s theatre shows. We are fortunate to have three amazing theatres within 5-minute walk from our hotel. Why not see the incredible multi tony award-winning broadway musical hamilton at the victoria palace theatre? Or would you rather be dazzled with wicked musical? A smash-hit musical about the wizard of oz, showing at the apollo theatre victoria. You can also head to the other palace theatre, which now hosts andrew lloyd webber’s brilliant production of school of rock. London’s famous west end theatreland is just a short taxi ride from us or a stroll through st james’ park. With an array of over 40 theatres showing world-class performances means that whatever you fancy, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
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