London is an awesome place, has something to offer for everyone, so it doesn’t really matter for what reason are you visiting London. If you are a history lover or an admirer of art or theatre, London is the best place. Let us now have a look at the places to visit in London.
The British museum is famous for architectural beauty and a treasure of some of the most noted antiquities of the world. In fact, many travelers consider this as the best museum in London. Moreover, it is absolutely free. This one is a dream for a history buff, it ranges from Rosetta Stone to the Elgin Marbles to the Lindow Man.
One of the main London tourist attractions is Buckingham Palace. This one is the home of Queen Elizabeth II, it is open for a tour (the obvious exception being Queen’s private quarters) in the summers and also in some selected dates during the winter and spring. These rooms provide you with a display of some of the most magnificent pieces from the royal collection.
Tower of London
Another one in the list of things to do in London is the Tower of London. Its exterior might not be that impressive, but its interior is always bustling with activities. This tower actually comprises multiple towers-1 of which you can explore- and they all have something to offer for everyone.
Portobello road market
This one is famous among the locals as well as tourists. Portobello road market is located in one of the poshest neighborhood, Noting Hill. Merchants of all kind can be found in this market and they sell a variety of common flea market items which includes antiques, art, jewellery, clothing as well as food. It also has a beautiful collection of antiques.
If you are in London, this place is also a must visit. This is a medieval church that has been graced by many royal weddings as well as coronations. It offers you a magnificent peek at London’s history. This church is always busy and you would also be in a state to move at a swift pace when inside this. Westminster Abbey is generally open to all its visitors from Monday to Saturday.
Piccadilly Circus is basically the meeting place of five busy roads and is also the center of London’s hustling and bustling roads. Whether you are going to work or just passing through at night, this place is always thrumming with a lot of activity. But as the name would look like it is not a circus but just a circle, at which a handful of major roads meet.
Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens
If you are looking out for some fun things to do in London, this park is the best choice. It used to be a recreational stomping ground, however, is now open to the public. In the Hyde Park, you can watch the swans and boats that keep gliding over the serene Serpentine Lake or visit the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. There are a lot of things to do in this park.