Every person and location has got an image for itself and so has London.
London is one of the world’s must-see cities. To be able to see all that it offers and experience the most of the UK’s capital you should stay a while and delve into the heart of London the native way.
If that’s not possible, there are several places in this city you really need to see. So, here are the top five places to visit in London.
5 Must See Places In London
The London Eye: A permanent Ferris wheel-like structure located on the edge of the River Thames, which is 135 meters tall and 120 meters in diameter. A short walk away you can find the London Aquarium, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Nelson’s Column.
The British Museum: Located on Great Russell Street between the Holborn and Totten Court Road tube stations, this museum reflects human history and culture. Its collection has some 8 million works, and is thus, counted among the largest and most comprehensive in existence. It originates from various continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. The Museum is free and often has special exhibitions on so check the website before you visit.
Tate Modern: Britain’s national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group. This modern art gallery sees the maximum footfall across the world, with around 4.7 million visitors per year.
The galleries are housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect of Battersea Power Station. The purpose of establishment of the new building was to help with the ever-expanding collection of modern and contemporary art.
National Gallery: This is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900.
Natural History Museum: It is one of three largest museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington. It is said to be the haven of life and earth science specimens including some 80 million items within five main collections: Botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology, and zoology.
Famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons and ornate architecture, this museum also has a library. The library comprises extensive books, journals, manuscripts, and artwork collections linked to the work and research of the scientific departments; access to the library is by appointment only.
The other main tourist attractions in London include the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge Experience, Madame Tussauds, ZSL London Zoo, the London Dungeon and St Paul’s Cathedral.
London has numerous parks where tourists can stroll and relax too. They include Hyde Park, Regent’s Park, Green Park, St. James’s Park, Hampstead Heath and Greenwich Park.
Now, you might have started to believe us that London is actually a place worth visiting for, so how about booking one of the Short Let Apartments in London, and relish the stay?
About the author:
HENRY WILL WORKS FOR LONDON SHORT STAY AND LOVES TO WRITE ABOUT TRAVEL AND REAL ESTATE. HE HAS WIDE KNOWLEDGE OF LONDON TRAVEL AND PROPERTY MARKET.