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From Margaret, News Team Contributor
England is a country whose name has become synonymous with riveting and impressive history throughout the years that is capable of filling up innumerable volume and gave rise to our wonderful motherland. Furthermore, England’s impression on American society runs even deeper, as it facilitated the idea of freedom in every aspect and other fundamental principles of American law. It is definitely a vacation destination suited for all audiences, as it caters to any and every individual. Whether you prefer spending time in museums with an aged feel or a busy shopping street, England is the vacation destination of your dreams! Read more about some must-do activities in England below.
1. Visit Westminster Abbey. Various significant figures have had their remains interred in this location, including Queen Elizabeth I, Stephen Hawking, Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and many others. Additionally, several monuments have been erected in honor of the likes of Shakespeare, the Brontë sisters and Rudyard Kipling.
2. Take a break from the bustling city life of London and venture to the countryside. Plan a short detour to the elite universities Cambridge and Oxford, the iconic location of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding (Windsor Castle), and the birthplace of the genius playwright William Shakespeare.
3. Set a whole day aside for the British Museum. This museum is a testament to the progression, advancement and resilience of peoples of the entire world throughout eras long buried in the sands of time. It holds several priceless artifacts, such as the Rosetta Stone used to decode Egyptian hieroglyphs, several mummies excavated from Egypt, and treasures from nearly every primary country in the world.
4. Go to the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221b Baker Street. This museum offers an insight into the life of the literary detective that displayed much prowess in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most successful series and is subsequently an absolute must for every avid lover of the original books or the recent film adaptation.
5. See all the sights from an excellent vantage point onboard an open-air barge travelling down the River Thames. As shown in the picture above, nearly every tourist attraction from the Tower of London to Big Ben can be seen from the boat. It’s an excellent conclusion to the chapter that is your exciting, eventful sojourn through the streets of England.
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