If you’re looking to find culture, history, elegance and modernity in one city, London is the place to be. This capital of England offers attractions from day to night, ranging from heritage sites to centres of pop culture. Here are the best eight of them…
- Westminster Abbey
20 Dean’s Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA
Westminster Abbey is a historic Protestant church which has hosted every English and British coronation since 1066. You can either book a guided tour or attend the services for free – don’t forget to check their opening times before coming in.
- Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden WD25 7LR
This studio tour allows visitors to get a firsthand look at the iconic props, costumes and sets from Harry Potter films. You can also try Hogwarts’ famous delicacy, Butterbeer, at the backlot. A must visit for the Potterheads!
- Buckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA
The palace formally serves as the administration headquarters of the Monarch, as well as a venue for official events and receptions held by The Queen. You can book a tour to see the State Rooms, The Queen’s Gallery and more.
- East London Street Arts
From the changing graffiti in Shoreditch to the sculptures throughout Grey Eagle street, you will be impressed by the collections of artwork in this city.
- British Museum
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG
With impressive collections of art and artefacts from around the world and no entry fee, there’s no reason to miss out on going to the British Museum.
- The View from the Shard
Railway Approach, London SE1 9SG
Take a bird eyeview from the tallest tower in Western Europe. From 244-metre height, you can see the capital cityscape and landmarks, including the London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral and Tower Bridge.
- Chelsea Football Club Tour and Museum
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 1HS
Football fans will enjoy a visit to this high-tech museum, with tours to the stadium, the press room, the dressing rooms and more. You can also get a guided tour with an ex-Chelsea player and get a signature!
- Big Ben
Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
A visit to London is incomplete without going to this iconic 16th century style clocktower.