London a city whose eyes never sleep, a city where everything is available around the clock, where you can enjoy the beautiful views of those old buildings that fly high in the sky, by riding in the wheel of “Eye of London or the Millennium Wheel”, and you can stroll in parks that inject you with comfort and relief like the Regent’s which the tourists from all over the world go to its picturesque shows and recreational kayaking. You can also listen to political speeches in the corner and hear the noise of the skiers at the famous Hyde Park it is simply a place where everything beautiful is. If you are intending to gallivant around it here are the top 10 best things to do in London for a fantastic journey.
1. Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge is one of the most famous bridges in the world and one of London’s most important tourist attractions, a suspension bridge and a motorway, it crosses the River Thames. The bridge consists of two main towers connecting the upper floor with two walking passages. It’s a place that invites you to forget all about the tribulations of this busy world, it invites the visitor to walk into another world; a world of peace and love. All what it takes to enjoy it to the fullest is to ponder upon the interior of the bridge and walk through the corridors, which offer great views of the London skyline and the River Thames.
2. London Hyde Park
Gardens and park are amongst the most beautiful touristic places in London, as London has a collection of the most amazing and wonderful gardens in the world, which is characterized by the splendour of nature, so frequented by tourists from around the world annually. Hyde Park is one of these gardens; it is one of the largest and most important parks. It is located in the city centre; there are many important facilities in the park including the Speakers Corner, the Princess Diana Monument, and the Hyde Park Corner, where anyone can talk freely on weekends. It is freedom and enjoyment going together.
3. St James Park in London
St James Park is really one of the most splendid gardens in London, with its magnificent location near Queen Elizabeth II’s palace, Buckingham Palace. In the centre of this park there is a beautiful lake with a variety of beautiful and exotic birdsa as well as amazing squirrels and the possibility of sitting in the lap. Don’t worry about the appropriate time to pay it a visit as it is open 24 hours a day, unlike the Hyde Park which closes at night.
4. Oxford Street
The British capital London is rich thanks to its several attractions such as luxury boutiques offering world-class brands. The stores are located in many of Europe’s most famous squares and streets, including the famous Oxford Street. It is one of the most famous streets in London. It has more than 300 shops, such as John Lewis, which offers new items at the beginning of the seasons and is filled with the latest fashion trends. Having a ramble around this street gives you the feeling like it was established particularly for shopping lovers. It’s the best place if you are willing to buy souvenirs and gifts for your loved ones. In a nutshell; if you are shopping hater you will turn into a lover of this activity thanks to this street’s charm.
5. Leicester Square
It is undoubtedly one of London’s most famous squares; it is located in the heart of the city in the vibrant area called West End, featuring many cinema houses and one of London’s main venues. This wonderful square hosts the most important film events as well as London’s Film Festival annually. In the middle of the square there is a park with a statue of the genuine William Shakespeare.
6. Mayfair Hotels
If you are heading to London try your best not to miss booking in one of its finest and marvellous hotels; especially the ones located in Mayfair famous area that is always proud of its royal palace, the country’s most important shopping streets, along with the large and great theatres, galleries, landmarks and touristic buildings. You can’t stop recommending this area and its prestigious hotels when you are back home. The hotels there get there charm not only from their surroundings but also from their professional services and affordable prices.
7. Westminster Palace
Westminster Palace or Palace of Westminster, his palace is called the Houses of Parliament also. The palace is the location of the British House of Lords and the British House of Commons. These two houses form the British House of Representatives. The history of the Westminster Palace dates back to the 19th century, and is an authentic masterpiece. You can’t help falling in love with its amazing, perfect and exciting architectural design.
8. Big Ben Clock
Big Ben, the most famous landmark in London, is a century and a half old. It was created and opened in 1858. The Big Ben is located next to the Westminster Palace, officially called the Elizabeth Tower. It has become a classical rule for all the tourists visiting London and England to go directly towards this historical monument, pay it a visit you will not regret it you will do it twice.
9. London Eye
Don’t consider your trip to London over if you haven’t yet been to London Eye. The famous London Eye is located at the western end of the Jubilee Gardens, just on the banks of the South Thames between the Westminster Bridge and the Schoenberg Bridge.
London Eye has been awarded the bronze award for the UK’s top entertainment attractions in 2011 and is one of the most important landmarks in London in general and Europe in particular.
10. London bus tour
You can book in advance to enjoy this marvellous trip, which is one of the most popular London tours in terms of sales. Buy a 24-hour ticket and enjoy the freedom to travel within these tour buses to explore some of the city’s most famous sights such as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Trafalgar Square. Overall; there is no chance to be unsatisfied with the joy these buses are meant to bring to your heart.