Things to Do in London
Visit the magnificent Museum of London to discover its history & culture. If you love piece of history this is place that will attract you most. The visit to the museum is of free of cost & it is open daily between 10am to 6pm so plan your trip accordingly. So step inside the wonderful museum & discover the city of London right from prehistoric era to modern era.
Take a ride of Cable Car to see beautiful city from the top. The cable car trip take around 10 mins in peak hours of the day. But if you can manage to visit it at the night you may get 12-13 min ride. Also known famously as “The Emirates Cable Car” by the locals, the ride is open daily between 7am to 10pm & costs you around 4-5 pounds for adults & 1-2 pounds fro children.
You can also take 30-min ride of London Eye, an experience of lifetime. London Eye will take you 40 kms above the ground level on a clear day to leave you with some beautiful landscapes. You can book your ticket well in advance online on the website of London Eye which offers you some great discount as well. It remains open between 10am in the morning to 8.30 pm in the evening.
If you are visiting London in summer, don’t forget to view Buckingham Palace. This will be an experience you will cherish for lifetime, as it takes you closer to royalty. Taking open-bus tour can be a good option to visit this place. Today, Buckingham Palace is a not only home of the Queen & Prince but also the administrative office for the monarchy & a place where the majesty invites his royal guests.
Climb the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral to see breathe-taking views. It is situated on the highest point of London so it will mesmerize you with whole city in the backdrop and you will be able to see the rich tradition of the church as well. It is one of the most visited & recognizable sites of London which is opened with morning prayer around 7.30 am, but the time for sightseeing is between 8:30 am to 4.00 pm.
Explore the historic Greenwich mean time line & feel the part of little of history associated with it. You are at the center of the world time & time to explore the astronomy. Also known as the Prime Meridian, Greenwich mean time line an imaginary line which passing through the Greenwich borough indicating the zero longitude since 1884. You will be surprised to know that the location of Greenwich line is near a bin.
Visit the historic Trafalgar Square and know about how British Navy overcome the challenges in the battle of Trafalgar. It is also a popular place for social gatherings. It is also a home to Nelson Column, a monument built in the memory of Admiral Nelson who died during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. It is also famous for its Christmas tree during festive season, which is the biggest in the entire city.
Visit the 8 famous royal parks of London, especially Hyde Park which is one of the largest city parks in the world with the activity of swimming.skating,cycling associated with it. It also has 2 lakeside restaurants where you can enjoy some English breakfast. It is the best way to get away from the hustle of the modern city & relax yourself in the lap of nature. It is free of cost & opened during every day of the year.
Take a boat trip on River Thames and see the iconic sites of London in a single ride. There are various rides available at different times, so according to your schedule you can visit this place. Whether you take the adventurous & adrenaline-pumping speedboat ride or luxurious cruise with lovely dinner, the experience is one for the lifetime. You should book your ticket in advance for the river ride as it remains very busy during holidays.
Visit the iconic Madame Tussaud wax museum. With over 300 stunning wax figures, you can have a chance to see your favorite celebrity & take selfie maybe! Named after the wax sculptor Marine Tussaud, it is one of the most visited tourist place in the world. There is no time restriction for the visitors, but it is recommended that you should at-least spare 2hrs for this wonderful place.