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Since 2010 the tallest building in London has been The Shard (309.6m). Image © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-4.0 It has a viewing gallery at the top: London's highest and best view is situated at the top of The Shard, on floors 68, 69 and 72. At almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in the capital, it offers visitors ...


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Disclaimer: This isnt specifically in Kyoto. It's about 1h by train/car from Kyoto Station. The Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum could be what you're looking for. It's located in Kobe, near Osaka. The museum features LOTS of information and displays on how woodworking and carpentry evolved from prehistoric Japan all the way to modern days. The building is ...


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Assuming it's not raining I would stay outside; if you are OK with skipping places like the Eiffel tower, La Concorde, etc. Then I would recommend sightseeing the Quartier Latin, roughly between the Pantheon and Nôtre-Dame. For example if you start at the Pantheon (if you arrived at the Charles de Gaulles airport, leave the train at Port-Royal, it's on the ...


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If the weather is nice, skip going into the buildings. Spend the time walking near the Seine starting at Notre Dame. Eat lunch at a sidewalk cafe. Sit in a park. You will get more of a feel for Paris, and see more architecture, doing that in a leisurely, relaxed fashion than dashing to museums.


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With that amount of time, including eating and getting to the airport on time, you'll probably only be able to see one thing. I'm hardly an expert on Paris, but the Musée d'Orsay is both much smaller than the Louvre, and excellent. There are many different kinds of things to see there (not just paintings) which might keep a 2 year old interested for longer ...



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