attractions in maida vale
Outside of the iridescent beauty inspired by the juxtaposition of Edwardian town houses and idyllic canals, all of London’s historical sites of significance are a short journey away on the tube or via taxi.
Constructed circa 1066, Westminster Abbey has hosted each coronation for the past one thousand years. The present church, started by King Henry III in the thirteenth century, is one of the most significant Gothic buildings in the United Kingdom. A veritable treasure trove of stained glass, historic paintings and miscellaneous artefacts, Westminster Abbey is the burial ground of some of the most significant people in British history.
Containing countless comprehensive exhibitions, Tower Bridge was built over one hundred years ago and is still considered an engineering marvel to this day. Built to ease traffic in central London, the Tower Bridge is one of London’s most iconic destinations.
Centuries of bloody history surround this castle, home to breath-taking Crown Jewels and the Beefeaters. Officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London, is a located on the north bank of the River Thames.