London is one of the world’s centres of business, fashion, arts and entertainment. It has a 2000 year old history dating back to the Roman’s. Furthermore, London is also recognised for famous figures [people] such as William Shakespeare.
There is no shortage of things to do in London as you can Stroll around [Walk around] Piccadilly Circus and mix with the locals, visit the Queen’s home at Buckingham Palace, enjoy modern art at the Tate modern art gallery, or unwind [relax] with a coffee in one of London’s trendy [Fashionable] cafés. This is a multi-cultural [Many different cultures in one place] city with over 300 languages spoken daily.
So if you are a history buff [Someone who loves history], or you just like to enjoy seeing different cultures mix together, come and enjoy one of the most famous cities in the world.
Symbols of London
Tourist Attractions in London
Below are some of the must see attractions in London. Make sure you plan your visit so you can enjoy most, if not all, that London has to offer. It is a great city where you are surrounded by history every step you take.
A city full to the brim of historical gems
(Full to the brim means a lot of or many. Historical gems are things or places that are important in history and worth seeing.)
Tower of London
The Tower of London is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. You can discover the thousand-year history of the Royal palace and see the world-famous Crown Jewels.
Moreover, the Tower is believed to be haunted [To have ghosts] so be careful if you go on the ghost tour in the evening. The evening tour is very, popular so book early.
Madame Tussauds museum
Take a trip down to [Visit] Madame Tussauds and see more than 300 wax figures of famous actors, singers, politicians and sports stars from around the world.
You can take photos with the Queen of England and all of your favourite stars past and present. It’s great for the whole family to enjoy!
Come and visit the Queens stunning [Amazing] Palace. From August through to September, you can stroll around [Walk around] 19 of the most beautiful rooms that you will ever see.
Furthermore, you can view the Royal collection of paintings done by Rembrandt, Canaletto and Rubens. And don’t forget the changing of the guard!
This museum is one of the greatest in the world and is a must see when you visit London. You can view 2 million years of history from all over the world ranging from Egyptian art to ancient [Thousands of years old] Greek sculptures.
You can spend the whole day wandering around [Walking around] and be amazed at what you will discover.
This is one of London’s free museums of modern art. The building used to be an old mill and is now one of London’s trendiest [Most fashionable] buildings. You can view famous paintings from Picasso, Dali, Warhol, Pollock and many more.
The building itself is a piece of art! So if you love modern art, this place is a must see on your trip to this vibrant [Fun with a lot of energy] city.
This is a great place to not only go shopping, but also to unwind [Relax] in the central square and watch the locals go about their business. The central square is also a great meeting place where you can meet and chat with locals and tourists like yourself.
So if you love window shopping [Look but don’t buy], or splashing out [Spending a lot of money], this vibrant area of the city is a must see.
This is a reconstruction [Not the original] of the original theatre which was burnt down. The theatre will take you back to the 16th century where you will see what life was like in Elizabethan times.
If you have time, you can watch one of Shakespeare’s plays and experience the electric atmosphere [Fun, vibrant atmosphere] that this theatre creates.
The Shard is 309.6 metres high and is the tallest building in the U.K. You can go to the top and see breathtaking [amazing] 360-degree views of the whole city. You can see many of the attractions such as Tower Bridge and London Eye.
Furthermore, it’s the perfect place if you want to take some stunning [Amazing] photos of London home with you.
The dungeons will take you on a journey into London’s past. The journey is fun and scary and will give you some great memories to take home.
There will be plenty of jokes, storytelling, fun rides and theatre shows for you to enjoy. It’s a great way to learn the history of London.
Situated in the heart of [Centre of] London, Somerset House is a centre for art and culture. Throughout the year there are many exhibitions [Shows] for you to enjoy while you stroll around [Walk around] this Historic (Very old and important in history) building.
Furthermore, in the winter months there is an ice ring outside the main building where you can ice skate at your leisure.
If you want to get away from the hustle & bustle [Busy with a lot of people] of London and enjoy beautiful scenery [Views], then this place is for you. It is home to Kensington Palace, stunning [Amazing] Italian gardens, flowers and wildlife.
You can spend the whole day just wandering around [Walking around] and relaxing in the beautiful gardens. It’s perfect for a romantic walk in the evening.
Situated in the heart of [centre of] London, right next to the River Thames, this is perfect if you want a 360-degree view of London. The height is 135 metres and is now one of the most famous attractions [Places to see] in the capital.
The ride lasts for 30 minutes so you will have time to take some amazing photos of this ancient [Thousands of years old] city.