What to See In London

Planning to visit London anytime soon? This guide focuses on the must-see places. However, if you want an in-depth tour of the places, consider spending your whole life as a London tourist.

Although this city doesn’t quite boast the rich historical background of cities such as Rome, it is famous for being the world’s largest metropolis. London remains among the most visited cities in the world. A hub of art, history, and commerce, London proudly boasts anything and everything a tourist could wish for. 


From gigantic buildings to top of the line shopping malls, state of the art transport facilities and of course, the famed British ale, you really can’t get enough of this city.  Planning to visit London anytime soon? This guide focuses on the must-see places. However, if you want an in-depth tour of the places, consider spending your whole life as a London tourist. 

Tower of London  There really is no better place to begin your exciting tour of London that the world’s most famous fortress. The ancient building has in the past served various purposes including an arsenal, a treasury, a prison and most surprisingly, a zoo. Its purpose today, however, is in no doubt. The building serves mainly as a tourist attraction and the Crown Jewels belonging to her majesty that is housed by the building is on display for tourists. These crown jewels would also fascinate any tourist.

The Shard and the London Eye
The shard is an architectural masterpiece and it is one of the most popular skyscrapers in Europe. The building stands at a towering 1004ft and it looks really beautiful especially when the blue skies are peeking through.  The eye is another magnificent structure you could spend a fair amount of time gazing. For young adults though, it is much more fun as you would relish the opportunity of following the ride all the way up. The time spent at the eye is always worth it. 

Other interesting places and amazing structures to visit in London include The Tower Bridges, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The Thames River cruise, Buckingham Palace, The Westminster Abbey, The National Gallery, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, The Houses of Parliament, British Museum, and Piccadilly Circus. You also need to take a ride on London Cableway Emirates Air Line. An incredible experience awaits you in London. 

Top 5 Hotels 
The Lanesborough  The Beaumont  The Milestone Hotel  The Goring  Rosewood London 

Top 5 Restaurants 
Taste of Nawab  Zeret Kitchen  The Harwood Arms  The Ledbury  Bar 61 Restaurants 

Best Time to Visit 
There is absolutely no bad time to visit London. The city boasts a fine weather and extremes weather conditions are uncommon. If you are particular about the weather, the best time to visit would be in the spring when the weather conditions are best. Mild temperature, luster vegetation, and blooming gardens are some of the treats you enjoy during this period. The peak tourist season falls between late spring and early summer. 

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