London's great Gothic abbey is packed with the tombs and monuments of British monarchs and some the world's most famous playwrights, poets, scientists, and other notables
Set your watch by the actual Greenwich Mean Time clock, straddle the Prime Meridian line that divides the eastern and western hemispheres, and tour the fascinating little museum about it all
The world's oldest scientific zoo (as opposed to some royal menagerie) is home to more than 750 species
See the coat in which Nelson was shot, bullet hole and all, along with some fantastically beautiful old astrolabes and an indescribably cool interactive display on the Battle of Trafalgar
The Hampstead home where Freud spent his final year retains the actual couch Freud used during psychoanalysis sessions
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The Queen doesn't need a passport. Since all British passports are issued "In the name of Her Majesty," the Queen can just vouch for herself—though her husband Philip, son Prince Charles, and everyone one else in the household do have passports.