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Free London: enjoy what the city offers without paying

London is the England's capital and with more than two millennia of history, it is considered one of the most important cities in Europe for their tourist attractions of a historical and cultural nature. Given the important London tourist destinationsMany travelers might think that there is no way to get to know the city without spending a lot of money, but that is not true.

The English capital offers certain places (and therefore activities) that can be developed for free, thereby allowing to establish a pleasant visit to london even when you don't have much money.

One of the alternatives to know the london history for free, consists of the visit of museums that allow the admission for free, among them stands out the Tate Modern. Tate Modern It is a museum of modern art where plastic art stands out.

You can also tour the Portobello Road market, one of the street markets highlights of the city, where we can see antiques, books, records, clothes and objects very typical of the British culture.

Another option of free tourism in London, is to visit the wide parks and green areas with which the city has. They highlight the Saint James Park and the Hyde park. In the first (located near the abbey of Westminster and the Buckingham Palace) squirrels can be seen – which can be fed by visitors – pelicans and different types of birds, all located on the banks of the park's pond; while in Hyde Park you will find the Peter Pan statue, he Princess Diana memorial and the monument to Albert, husband of the Queen Victoria.

Finally a mandatory tour in London for every traveler is to appreciate the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. The ceremony takes place every day at 11.30 am – in a timely manner – and it is recommended to arrive in advance to see the ceremony without interruptions.

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