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Three top things to do in London

As international visitors begin their European vacations, London remains as the first stop.

Visit London in two days
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London is the first stop during an European trip
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Here are three things to do in London while recovering from jet lag.

1. Peek over The View from The Shard: As the newest landmark and one of the tallest building in Western Europe, this building offers amazing view of London.

2. Visit Buckingham Palace: Nineteen rooms are available for viewing. It is one of the only royal houses available for the public.

3. Check out Cutty Sark: Explore the history of one of the world's most famous ships and last surviving tea clipper.

TIP: For discounts, sign up for the London Pass at www.londonpass.com. It is a card that provides access to more than 60 attractions, experiences and tours across London.

The View from The Shard: www.theviewfromtheshard.com

Buckingham Palace: www.royal.gov.uk/theroyalresidences/buckinghampalace/buckinghampalace.aspx

Cutty Sark: www.rmg.co.uk

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