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The National Theatre Olivier is the largest of the three theaters in the Royal National Theatre, based at the South Bank Centre - a cultural center showcasing the best in music, theater, film and art. The theater holds around 1150 people, depending on the production, and was named after actor Laurence Olivier. The fan-shaped layout of the seating is reminiscent of that in the Barbican's Theatre, and ensures that you'll have a good view of the stage wherever you're seated. The building has dining facilities, which are shared between the three theaters. These include two restaurants, three buffet bars and espresso bars. A range of productions are staged, with emphasis on high-quality and high-brow performances.
Hop on board a classic 1960s Routemaster bus and go for a tour of London unlike any other as you pass by places where hair-raising supernatural and gory events have taken place. Riding the bus with you will be theatrical actors who are sure to make your skin crawl if the spooky stories and sites of murder, torture, execution and supernatural activity haven’t done it so far. They also complement the stories with some rib-tickling jokes, giving the tours a quirky touch. If you have a thirst for horror stories, you’ll love The Ghost Bus Tours.
Initially a former WH Smith warehouse facility the fascinating LSE Library: The British Library of Political and Economic Science is the primary library of the internationally-acclaimed London School of Economics and Political Science. The bright expansive library is the largest library in the world for social and political science and contains a wealth of information from around the globe in almost all the popular European languages. The enormous building is an architectural marvel with its unique spiral ramp and lovely glazed dome allowing sunshine to enter the library while providing natural ventilation. Housing over half a million pieces of work, the library as an information resource is one of the best there is.
The grand and stately Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of the British monarch since 1837. Although the origins of the palace go back to the 18th Century when the Duke of Buckingham built his townhouse at the site, the palace as it stands today is principally the work of architects John Nash and Edward Blore. The palace holds 775 rooms, lavishly decorated with Sevres Porcelain and fine art by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Van Dyck. From the cream and gold palette of the Belle Epoque to the intricacies of the Chinese Regency, each room is a showcase of extravagant yet tasteful interior design. The Grand Staircase is perhaps one of the world's finest examples of bronze casting, illuminated by an etched glass dome and the focal point of the palace, while the forecourt is the setting for one of London's most popular tourist events - the Changing of the Guard. The Royal Mews and the Queen's Gallery are other popular features of this royal residence that are also open to visitors. All of this is surrounded by manicured lawns and lush gardens alive with myriad blooms in summer, painting a picture of grandeur befitting Britain's royal family.
BPP University is a professional university dedicated in offering practical business oriented courses in a formal environment. Their expertise in the domains of law, business, finance and health offers well constructed course programs. BPP University aims at modernizing the professional practices through innovation and forward thinking that grooms the students to become excellent professionals in the real corporate environment.
What better way to explore London than having the independence of your own bike? The London Bicycle Tour Company has specially designed routes to make sure every cyclist gets the most out of their visit. Along the way, your guide will make periodic stops to offer a little bit of information on the attractions and places you're whizzing by. Each tour is designed to keep you as far away from traffic as possible and maximize your safety while you take the city at your own pace. Whether you're used to mountain bikes or just the classic cycle this is certainly a unique way to see everyone's favorite city. Check out the website for more information.