In this article, we will tell you 10 wonderful locations you must visit in London and a couple more suggestions at the end of the article. Don’t forget to share the article with your friends and family on your Facebook and other social media accounts.
Tower Bridge crosses the River Thames and was built at the end of the 19th century. You can take a boat ride that goes under the Tower Bridge for full experience. Don’t miss the two very important attractions nearby:
1.1) The historic castle Tower of London from the 11th century, and
1.2) The remaining of the Roman Wall that was probably built in the 3rd century.
This former industrial economic base has been replaced by service industries such as retail, tourism and entertainment. The are now hosts street markets and music venues which are strongly associated with alternative culture. Don’t forget to visit an amazing Camden Market and Cyber dog store with futuristic fashion, club wear, rave clothes and live dancers inside the shop.
London is full of amazing museums and most of them are free. You can start with The British museum that is dedicated to human history, art and culture. Don’t miss the Natural History Museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. Just around the corner there is Science Museum: a great place to see, touch and experience science first-hand. You can check the links below that we added to all free museums in London.
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This British cultural icon was completed in 1859 and it lays at the north end of the Palace of Westminster, which is the seat of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The official name of the tower in which Big Ben is located was originally the Clock Tower, but it was renamed as Elizabeth Tower in 2012. Unfortunately, Big Ben is being renovated and will not be completed for a couple more years. A few steps away is also an impressive gothic church, Westminster Abby.
The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames overlooking Big Ben and Westminster. When it opened to the public in 200 it was the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. The structure is 135m tall (443 feet) and the wheel has a diameter of 120m (394 feet).
Little Venice is a neighborhood centered on an area of decorative houseboats and a partly tree-lined, three-way junction of canals. Little Venice is one of London’s prime residential areas and contains restaurants, shops, theatres and pubs. Definitely a refreshing site and something you do not expect to see in London.
Hyde Park is London’ main park. It offers both world-class events and concerts together with plenty of quiet places to relax. In 2004 there was an opening of the fountains in the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London’s West End in the City of Westminster. It was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly. It was named after a house belonging to a tailor famous for selling piccadills or piccadillies, a term used for various kinds of collars. The circus is particularly known for its video display and neon signs mounted on the corner of the building. We suggest to also visit it by night.
Buckingham Palace is the most iconic royal building in the country. It is the London residence of Her Majesty the Queen and is one of the only a few working royal palaces left in the world. Don’t miss the iconic ceremony Changing the Guard also known as Guard Mounting carried out by soldiers on active duty from the Foot Guards who have guarded the Sovereign and the Royal Palaces since 1660.
Harrods is a luxury department store, now owned by the state of Qatar. The store occupies a 20,000 m2 (5-acre) site and has 330 departments covering 90,000 m2 (one million square feet) of retail space.
If you have an extra few hours to spare, visit Canary Wharf on the Isle of Dogs, the Manhattan of London. It is a commercial district in east London and contains many of Europe’s tallest buildings, including the second-tallest in the UK, One Canada Square.
Of course, there are tons of other things to see and do in London and it all depends on the sights you want to visit and how many days you’ll spend in this amazing city.