London is a city of ideas, culture, and endless creativity.
So when you’re in London, don’t expect to see the same sights every day!
Here are 7 amazing places to visit when you’re in London.
This stone-arch bridge was designed by the world-renowned architect Sir Thomas Foster
it spans across the River Thames at its widest point.
It’s constructed from 4 million pounds worth of steel and masonry.
For decades this modern marvel proved that an arch bridge could be just as sturdy as its suspension bridges counterparts.
The Tate modern is a great place to go to see some of the finest art on display.
If you’re in London during the summer you’ll be able to see the famous light displays that fill up its dome at night.
St. Paul’s Cathedral
St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of London’s most well-known and beautiful churches.
Every day this magnificent church, built upon the largest medieval cathedral site,
is open for visitors and it offers a guided tour where they can learn about
its history and architecture as well as listen to its excellent choir sing traditional songs.
One of the world’s most famous skyscrapers is the Hearst Tower.
This tower is the tallest building in Europe at 400 meters (1300 feet) and has 72 floors.
It holds visitors’ attention due to its breathtaking design and it offers many different areas for
them to explore including art galleries, restaurants, and even an observatory.
The most recognizable building in all of London, this palace was once the home of Queen Victoria herself.
Today it is the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen where she receives foreign dignitaries
they can pay respect to her by visiting her at Kensington Palace.
St. Paul’s Cathedral
This cathedral is one of the oldest in Europe. It was built between 1420 and 1430.
The building was severely damaged during the bombing in World War II but it has since been rebuilt.
Today tourists can walk through each of its 7 towers and visit its famous pews where they can see artifacts from the church’s history.
London’s Eye is a bobsled roller coaster that will take you up to 125 miles per hour within minutes.
This incredible ride offers great views across London
where you’ll get to look out over the city through its glass panels at lift hill, descent, and top hat sections.
This is a list of 32 must do things in London.
Take a walk along the River Thames- visit Tower Bridge and take a cruise down the river
Climb up to the top of St. Paul’s Cathedral
Go up to the View from The Shard
Visit Buckingham Palace for the changing of The Guards and explore inside
Eat Fish and Chips on Trafalgar Square”” go early so it’s not so crowded
Walk through Trafalgar Square during Christmas time- it’s magical! “” The London Eye,
Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Nelson Mandela statue, and The National Gallery columns are all decorated!
Visit the London Fashion Museum or The Fashion and Textile Museum
The Tate Modern, IMAX Cinema, and other museums like the Natural History Museum are great places to learn more about art and history
Stroll through The Serpentine (an outdoor gallery which is made of up of contemporary sculptures from modern artists)
Go shopping on Oxford Street, Knightsbridge, Carnaby Street, Regent Street or any area with large department stores
Walk through Green Park- it’s a great place for a picnic or to have a warm afternoon break from sightseeing!
Get a Big Ben Ice Cream at The Tower-
the ice cream shop is located right next to Big Ben
Watch a movie at an IMAX Cinema or take an adrenaline filled ride on The London Eye
Visit The Globe Theatre, home of Shakespeare’s classical works
Go up to The Shard, London’s tallest building for breathtaking views of the city
Climb up St Pauls Cathedral Tower for fabulous views of the city or attend one of their services if you are lucky enough to find a space!
Take the Tube! ” The Tube is one of Europe’s oldest and most famous subway systems that runs through out London!
Play a round of golf at one of London’s many world class golf courses
Go to a London Knights game at Wembley Arena
Watch the changing of the guards outside Buckingham Palace- it is very impressive!
Shop on Oxford Street or Saturdays in any other area with high end boutiques- there are sales people outside every store who will help you get in
Visit Harrods, one of the largest department store chains in Europe
Eat dinner at Hakkasan, Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant for an experience that is out of this world!
Drink tea while at The Ritz for a luxurious feel
Go to the Chelsea Football Stadium to watch the team play
Visit The Natural History Museum for one of London’s largest collections of animals, plants, and more that are on display!
Buy tickets for the London Eye- it is an experience like no other!
See a show at The Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare performed his work hundreds of years ago
Drink afternoon tea at one of London’s many hotels or restaurants for an elegant experience
Have dinner at any restaurant owned by Gordon Ramsay’s for innovative cuisine
Buy “” London Calling ”” by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, or “” Freefall ”” by Benjamin Zephaniah, at the British Museum