London: Christmas is calling

London goes all out at the holiday season – the city sparkles with millions of lights, kids will enjoy endless Christmas sweets, go ice skating in sites around London, in Hyde Park, Winter Wonderland carnival has rides for toddlers to teens, live music and shows. Here’s our favorite fun things to see and do in London during the Christmas season, plus travel tips.

Winter Wonderland carnival in Hyde Park has rides for toddlers to teens, shows and a large Christmas market.

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Queen Elizabeth I in London

London during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I was a great city, one of largest capitals in Europe. It was the home of the monarch of England, palaces and pageantry, plagues and poverty, center of trade and new world explorations. The city is much changed since the Age of Elizabeth, but in London today, visit sites that recall the life and times this extraordinary queen.

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