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United Kingdom tourist attractions: what to see in United Kingdom

Tourism occupies a significant place in the UK economy with arrivals of tourists from every corner of the planet. The country was the largest colonial empire in history and left worldwide evidence of its culture and its language is now a tourist destination among the most important and most visited of the European continent.

London is a major tourist destination in the United Kingdom, a cosmopolitan city, an international financial center, is a city with fine architecture of all periods, from Gothic art to modern art, with famous buildings such as Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. With world-class museums such as the British Museum and the National Gallery, but also with parks, gardens and world-class cultural attractions.

Others prominent tourist destinations of the country are cities as Edinburgh in Scotland, that after London is the most important tourist city in the UK, or Windsor with its castle, Oxford, Bath, Canterbury, the many castles and museums around the country, and the numerous prehistoric and historic remains some of great importance such as Stonehenge and Hadrian’s Wall.

Wales is a land with very nice natural aspects often little known, unspoilt coastal scenery, seaside resorts, rugged mountain scenery, a multitude of castles. Even Scotland has small fishing villages, castles, vast lakes, countless islands and beautiful natural landscapes. The Scottish Highlands are together with Loch Ness, where it says live a prehistoric monster, and the city of Edinburgh the main goals of a trip to Scotland. The nature of the UK is protected by 15 national parks and numerous protected areas.

What to visit in Wales.

What to visit in England.

What to visit in Northern Ireland.

What to visit in Scotland.

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