The city capital of England, London, should on top of the bucket list of travelers looking for unique heritage, rich historical culture and incredible cityscape. If you are one of those planning a trip to London, whether a quick layover or a longer stay, and here are all the attractions you cannot miss.
1. London Eye:
The city’s most popular tourist paid attractions is the Europe’s largest Ferris wheels, The London Eye. Located on the South Bank of the River Thames in London, It offers a majestic 360oview of the whole city.Its finest architectural structures including the Buckingham palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Houses of Parliament are visible from the observation wheel, that you wouldn’t want to miss. So, do not forget to book your tickets in advance in order to avoid the lines.
2. Tower of London:
When in London, dive into the history of the British by visiting the 1000 years old building ‘Tower of London’. The building that was once a zoo containing interesting creatures in the 13th century, later turned into a torture cell and a prison. The building now contains dazzling collection of crown jewels and many Royal Armories. The ritual of the tower being locked at night still stands to this day. Book yourself a guided tour of this iconic building and discover the rich history that lies inside it.
3. The Buckingham Palace:
London’s one of the most recognizable building is the Buckingham Palace. Pay a visit to the palace to explore the lavishly furnished state rooms and remarkable royal collections. The tour is not open year round hence, look out for the opening dates and take your chance of booking the tour. Discover the paintings from greatest artists around the world. What could be more interesting than experiencing the royal lifestyle of the highnesses of early centuries?
4. Warner Bros. Studio Tour:
Harry Potter fan? Well, you cannot miss the Warner Bros. Studio Tour of the making of Harry Potter. *squeals from inside out* Bid farewell to the muggle world for a while and immerse on the sets of the dream world with the props and costumes you have always wanted to wear. Walk through the favorite Diagon Alley, the magical Great Hall, the legendary Platform 93/4 and chill out in the Gryffindor common room. You get to familiarize yourself with the wizardry that went on behind the scenes in the making of the film. This is a trip of a lifetime that you cannot miss when visiting London.
Other than these, Big Ben, tower bridge of London, the Shard are also the places that you should definitely consider visiting if you have the time. Have fun in the historically rich and uniquely cultured city of London.