London, The United Kingdom’s capital, is a dream destination for every wanderlust. Being one of Europe’s most-visited destinations throughout the year, it hosts 27 million visitors every year.
From the modern London Eye to the historical Tower of London, London is a beautifully unique blend of history, culture, and youth. The home of the Royalties, The Buckingham Palace, is star-studded to the extravagant beauty of the city. There is so much to see in the city that you can easily feel overwhelmed with the number of choices. For years London has inspired prominent artists in their works with its beauty and charm.
Planning a trip to London? Looking for the best destinations to visit in London? Then you have landed the right place. We are here to rem edify your queries with our top 10 must-visit places in London suggestions. So you can have the best time of your life while visiting this wonderfully amazing city.
Let’s know the top 10 must-visit places in London
The London’s eye
The highest public viewing point in London, the London’s eye provides the best picturesque views of the city. It is a giant Ferris wheel at the banks of the Thames River offering rides to anyone who wants. At night the wheel is lighted up with pastel or seasonal coloured lights, making it look mesmerizing and romantic.
Book a private pod or share one with others. And feel the joy of watching London from the top. If you have some extra time, London Aquarium is just around the corner. The sea horses, jellyfishes, and other aquatic creatures will pay you a great welcome.
Relax in the lustrous green of Hyde Park, London. The most famous part of London is also the largest one in the area. Hyde Park is not like any other park and a stroll here will make you feel closer to the history of London.
During the Suffogrates protests, Hyde Park was the centre of demonstrations and protests. The part has encountered many protests till now and it stores the reminisces of those with pride. Encourage the young artists to perform at the speaker’s corner or take part in the conflicting debates. Take a ride on a paddle boat and see the swans swimming along with you.
The pride of London Buckingham Palace has its charm. The palace was built in 1837 and has been used as London’s residence of the royal family since then The residence of the queen still graces her presence sometimes. If you are lucky enough you can see the members of the royal families standing on the balconies of the Palace. If you want to make sure about the queen being in the palace then look at the flagpole on the top of the palace. If the flag is flying then the queen is at the palace.
One major attraction about Buckingham Palace is the changing of the guard. Daily, people gather at the front of the palace to witness the changing of the guard. Take direct flights from the USA to London to witness this vibrant and musical event.
The Tower of London
Standing still since 1708. The tower of London was built by William the Conqueror. The tower was once a prison, but with the change of centuries, its roles changed. The roles played by it and the centuries-old history connected to this place have made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are not into history, then also you will be attracted to the Tower of London.
The reason is that it exhibits the crown jewels along with the beefeaters and the Royal mint. To deep dive into the history of London book flights from London to the USA.
Madame Tussaud’s stadium lies just around baker street. Yes, the baker street where Sir JK Arthur’s famous work character Sherlock Holmes used to live. So if you are a fan of the Sherlock Holmes series, movies, or books, visiting the busy baker’s street along with Madame Tussauds would be a great treat for you.
Madame Tussauds is a world-renowned museum famous for its lifelike wax sculptures. Most celebrities, leaders, and sportsperson statues are waiting here to click a selfie with you. Visit the museum and be a witness of the eye-pleasing wax art and get confused between by taking the wax statues as the genuine celebrities.
Churchill War rooms
The living evidence of the struggles faced by prime minister William Churchill during WWII, Churchill War Rooms has many untold stories to tell. The perfectly preserved centre was used as a military base, radio station, and instruction base for the troops in the fight against the Nazis. You can see the tiny cubicle where Churchill used to sleep along with the radio station where he gave the wartime speeches.
You can buy audio guides, books, and food from the premises. Churchill war rooms bring the history of the war in front of you and no other museum can do that for you.
The British Museum
A museum is so big that you can’t see it completely in one visit. The British Museum is the home of 13 million artefacts related to different historical periods and signifies different importance. Start by visiting the most famous exhibits of the museum.
These include Mildenhall Treasure, the Rosetta Stone, and the Elgin marbles. The museum comprises a bookshop selling unique pieces of historical knowledge. If you are interested, you can also take part in lectures related to the history conducted at the British Museum.
Platform 9 ¾
Are you a JK Rowling fan? Then going to Hogwarts must be your dream. The amazing this is you can visit the platform 9 ¾ that the main character Harry Potter used to visit Hogwarts for the first time. Dress up in the house colours and reach the King’s Cross railway station.
If you are not a Harry Potter fan then too you should visit the King’s Cross railway station. And take a train from there.
A city with a completely different culture from that of London, Camden is a sure visit. The corners of its streets are flooded with tattoo and piercing parlours. Where you can get almost any kind of tattoo you want.
The street food of Camden represents international cuisines and is the chief attraction to the city. If you are a shopping enthusiast, then Camden is a great destination for a shopping spree.
Famous for the bars related to the LGBTQ Community, Soho is the base of London’s sex industry. If you are a party person you are in for a treat at Soho. The theatres, restaurants, and jazz bars here are worth exploring.
During the daytime, you can have a fresh latte from the cafes on the street sides. The bakeries here provide great pastries and cookies.
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