As there is a lot to see and to do, you’ll never get bored in London. Beautiful buildings, nice parks and many different nice neighborhoods that make it seem like you are in a different city every time.
London is full of hidden streets and neighborhoods with an own identity. Look beyond the highlights and experience London's multicultural diversity. You will find unique places with its own story in every part of the city. Cafes, bars and shops can be found on every street corner, alongside historic monuments, traditional pubs and modern architecture. Keep reading below, to find out about our top 5 things to do in London and enjoy your vacation!
The Tower Bridge is located next to the Tower of London. This bridge is still open to large ships that pass through. It’s also possible to visit an exhibition or do a guided tour. While you walk over the Tower Bridge, you will also enjoy a good view of another very special object in London: London City Hall. Due to its special design, it is nicknamed: ‘’onion’’.
Tower of London
The Tower of London or also ‘’The Tower’’ is a complex of different buildings. It’s officially a palace and still famous for its past as it used to be a prison. The biggest attraction is the Crown Jewels. It’s mainly the storage place for the crown jewels of the British royal family. There are many tours to book.
At the opposite of the Palace of Westminster is The London Eye the largest Ferris wheel (135 meters) in the world. A drive in a closed capsule takes about 30 minutes and offers spectacular views over London. Expect long waiting queues, especially if the weather is nice. Arrange tickets in advance, it will save you time!
Buckingham Palace is the Queen's residence and open to the public for only two months of the year. Most people visit Buckingham Palace to watch the changing of the guard at the main entrance. A real attraction and characteristic of the British Palaces. This ceremony takes place once a day and every other day in winter.
The palace is not just a home for the British Royals. It is also an art gallery, tourist attraction and workplace for about 450 people.
The British Museum is the largest and most important museum in Great Britain. One day is not enough in case you want to see everything. Statues from Greece, Egyptian mummies, art treasures from Asia and historical British documents are just a few exhibits to see. The entrance of the museum is for free!
These are just a few of the things to do while visiting London.
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