London is a pretty incredible city, and has a seemingly endless list of world class attractions on offer- so how on earth is a first time visitor to the city supposed to be able to choose which ones are the best for them?
Well, it’s not an easy choice to make- especially if your time is limited and you can’t visit them all.
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Now let’s further simplify things by taking a look at the top 5 unmissable attractions in London.
The British Museum
The British Museum is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive museums, with a collection that spans over two million years of human history.
It is home to over eight million objects, including the Rosetta Stone, the Elgin Marbles, and the Sutton Hoo treasure trove. The museum’s exhibits cover a wide range of topics, including ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as more recent history, such as the Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution.
The Tower of London
The Tower of London is a historic fortress that has served as a royal palace, a prison, and a place of execution-amongst many other things!
It is perhaps best known for its role as a prison during the Tudor period, when it held famous prisoners such as Anne Boleyn and Sir Walter Raleigh. Visitors can explore the tower’s many rooms and see the Crown Jewels, which are housed in the Jewel House.
The London Eye
The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel that offers stunning views of the city.
It stands 135 meters tall and has 32 capsules, each of which can hold up to 25 people. The ride takes approximately 30 minutes and offers panoramic views of landmarks such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
The Tate Modern
The Tate Modern is one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums and is housed in a former power station on the south bank of the Thames.
Its collection includes works by some of the most influential artists of the 20th and 21st centuries; such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, and Andy Warhol.
The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch and has been the center of royal life since Queen Victoria’s reign.
Visitors can watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, which takes place daily during the summer months and every other day during the rest of the year.
The palace also has a state room that is open to visitors during the summer months, where they can see some of the palace’s grandest rooms and the artwork that adorns them.
London’s Very Best
So there you have it; the top five things that you simply cannot miss on your trip to London.
Explore the city and enjoy the magnificent sights before returning happy and weary to your fantastic hotels near Royal Albert Hall London.
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