London has some of the most picturesque attractions than any other city worldwide, whether the gigantic London Eye or Buckingham Palace, the home of the newly crowned King of England; it’ll take a lot of work to become bored when visiting London. If you’re travelling in a large group of people, there are many different ways to get here, whether by train, car or even finding a company that offers minibus hire services.
One of London’s most recognisable attractions due to its appearances in films such as The Dark Knight, Trainspotting and Fast and Furious 6. It is located in the City of Westminster, in the area names “West End”. The attraction’s name, “Piccadilly”, comes from Latin, meaning “circle”, as Picadilly Circus is a round open space.
Probably the most famous clock tower in the world, built-in 1859, the 316 ft tower has rarely stopped working in its nearly 200 years of service, even with a bomb destroying the Commons chamber during the Second World War. If you’re a fan of BBC News, you will be accustomed to the chimes of Big Ben, the chimes were first broadcast by the BBC on the 31st of December in 1923, a tradition that continues to this day.
St. Pauls Cathedral
St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of London’s most historical monuments, with the original being burnt down in the great fire of 1666. The cathedral was rebuilt in 1710 and, unbelievably, still stands today! Take your children down to the crypt and pass on some knowledge around the tombs and memorials of some of the nation’s greatest heroes.
The London Eye
The London Eye is one of the most well-known tourist attractions in London, known for its spectacular views of London, the London Eye is a perfect location for someone to one time with a partner, with a scenic view to look at while you talk. Built in 1998, it may be one of the newer attractions in London, but it is most definitely among the most popular.
Madame Tussauds is a great place to take the younger ones home to wax figures of some of the most recognisable celebrities worldwide. Founded in 1835 by Marie Tussaud in London, this is more known to be one of the hottest spots for celebrity enthusiasts to grab a quick selfie with their favourite actor, sports star or reality star.
Another place for the younger ones is the London Zoo. It is the world’s oldest scientific zoo, where you can see some of your favourite animals. Since its opening in 1828, it has been a staple in the centre of London, with families, friends and couples all in attendance. You are being hosted by animals such as the King Cobra, the Asiatic Lion, the red-faced spider monkey, and many more for you and your loved ones to discover.
The Natural History Museum
Another great attraction for you and your loved ones to visit is the national history museum, and if you’re interested in history at all, this is the place for you. Whether your interests lie in the prehistoric era or the creation of the earth or you are genuinely interested in how the earth works day to day, this museum will teach you it all in a fun way with all of the activity-based exhibits on display.
Now you have seen what London has to offer, I’m sure you and your loved ones will head down to London to explore not only the places mentioned in this list but also discover the ones that were not mentioned. From the centre of the capital, Piccadilly Circus, to the world-renowned Natural History Museum, there is plenty to see in London this season. And now that you know of the must-see attractions throughout London, it’s time for you to take your loved ones and create memories that will last a lifetime.
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