For over a century the Whitechapel Gallery has premiered world-class artists from modern masters such as Picasso, Pollock, and Rothko to contemporaries such as Sophie Calle, Sarah Lucas and Mark Wallinger. The Gallery is open all year round.
The City of London
The City is widely regarded as the financial centre of the world with its sky-scraper landscape and world leading financial institutions including one of the world’s oldest central banks – the Bank of England – affectionately known as “The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street”.
Historic Brick Lane in East London was once associated with poor slums and the scene of the crime for the Jack the Ripper murders.
The area now featurs galleries, world famous curry restaurants, markets and festivals throughout the year.
Tower of London
The Tower of London, founded by William the Conqueror in 1066-7, is one of the world’s most famous fortresses, and one of Britain’s most visited historic sites.It houses, amongst other things the Crown Jewels, the famous ravens and the Royal armoury.