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Edinburgh Castle – A fortress with many mysteries

Edinburgh Castle -The History Edinburgh Castle stands upon an extinct vulcano, and has been occupied since the late bronze age. But there has been a royal castle on the rock since 12th century in the reign of David I. The castle continued to be a royal residence until 1633. From the 17th century is was […]

Tate Modern –The national gallery of international modern art

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 Tate Modern –The History Tate modern forms part with the Tate group (Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St. Ives and Tate online). Tate Modern was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and is housed in the former Bankside Power Station (that closed down in 1981) and it’s directly across the river Themes from St. […]

British Museum –The World’s most famous Museum

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British Museum -The History British Museum is without a doubt one of the most famous and biggest museums in the World. You’ll find the museum in the heart of London in Great Russel Street in the Bloomsbury area. The museum was established in 1753, and largely based on the collections of Sir Hans Sloane. The […]