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  • London is home to many amazing attractions. But what are the official top 10 most popular?

  • It's time to take a look from a different perspective.

  • Where can you get up close and personal with celebrities and royalty?

  • At number 10, it's the original Madame Tussauds.

  • More than 250 precise measurements are taken to accurately create a wax figure.

  • Fancy a journey to the centre of time and space?

  • At number 9, The Royal Museums Greenwich: a group of three attractions in a world heritage site

  • Steer a ship into port at the National Maritime Museum.

  • Explore the beautiful Queen's House; backdrop to numerous feature films.

  • Climb aboard the Cutty Sark, the last surviving T clipper ship.

  • Hop from one hemisphere to the other over the Prime Meridian at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich

  • Have you seen the dazzling Crown Jewels?

  • The mighty Tower of London is at number 8.

  • Established in 1066 to keep hostile forces at bay, you can stand on the spot where Anne Boleyn,

  • one of Henry VIII's 6 wives, lost her head.

  • Do you know where you can see Da Vinci's notebook and Mick Jagger's jumpsuit?

  • The Victoria and Albert Museum is at number 7.

  • Immerse yourself in over 3000 years of fashion, art and design. From sculptures to jewellery,

  • textiles to photographs - prepare to be inspired.

  • Now, it's time to travel back in time and peer into the future.

  • At number 6, the Science Museum.

  • From steam trains to space rockets, and everything in between - embark on a historic journey

  • charting the world's greatest ever inventions.

  • Where can you enjoy amazing city views stretching 25 miles in every direction?

  • At number 5, is the London Eye.

  • On average the London Eye receives more visitors per year than the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramids.

  • Which art gallery used to power the city?

  • Tate Modern is at number 4.

  • From Damien Hirst to Rothko - prepare yourself for contemporary art on a truly spectacular scale.

  • Next stop is a place where you can see 70 million specimens, from the microscopic to the mammoth.

  • The Natural History Museum is at number 3.

  • Explore the wonders of nature in one of London's finest museum buildings. Come face to face

  • with animals from the past and the present, and watch out for the dinosaurs.

  • Where can you see masterpieces by Van Gogh, Turner, Michelangelo and Rembrandt for free?

  • At number 2, the National Gallery.

  • Sitting proudly on Trafalgar Square, this landmark attraction houses over 2300 of the

  • world's finest paintings.

  • So what's in the top spot?

  • An amazing destination documenting over 2 million years of human history.

  • At number 1, it has to be the one and only, British Museum.

  • The museum tells the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present day, including

  • world famous objects such as the Parthenon Sculptures and the Rosetta stone.

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London is home to many amazing attractions. But what are the official top 10 most popular?

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