There is no shortage of world class tourist attractions in London. They have one of the best theatre scenes in the world, luxurious hotels, delicious food and top-notch shopping.
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London is also known for their incredible scenery. There are various attractions that you can visit that provide exceptional views. Some of them include the London Eye, the Shard and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
If you’re planning a trip to London, make sure you add these famous attractions to your bucket-list. In no particular order, these are the top 10 London attractions you won’t want to miss.
Located at the north end of the Palace of Westminster is the Big Ben, also known as, the Clock Tower. This is the third largest clock in the world and one of the most famous buildings in London, England. Go on a tour inside the building or simply take photos of the magnificent structure from the outside.
This is possibly one of the most iconic royal buildings in the country. Take a tour of the palace and visit the beautifully furnished State Rooms, then enter the specular garden – “walled oasis in the middle of London” – and see over 350 different species of wild flowers and gorgeous lake views.
The Covet Garden is a tourist favorite. Enjoy tons of shopping, learn about culture and history, eat delicious food, and experience some of the West End’s best entertainment. Some of the best spots to visit include the Royal Opera House, the London Transport Museum and St Martin’s Courtyard.
The London Eye is the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel. It has won over 85 awards for national and international tourism, according to londoneye.com. “It has become the UK’s most popular paid for visitor attraction.”
Approximately one million visitors explore this 700-year-old building each year. Many visit to worship at their daily services, while others go there to view the iconic destination where Will and Kate were married, and some even go to learn about history in their museum downstairs.
If you’re taking a trip to London, you can’t leave without visiting the Hampton Court Palace. There are so many things to do and a variety of sites to explore. Visitors can view the beautiful Chapel Royal, explore the Magic Garden, admire paintings in the Cumberland Art Gallery and get lost in the world-famous Hampton Court Maze.
Locals and tourists love Hyde Park for its 350 acres. There are tons of recreational opportunities – open water swimming, boating and cycling, just to name a few. Visitors will also get the chance to view some of London’s most famous landmarks – Serpentine Lake, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, and Speakers’ Corner and the Diana.