Top 10 things to do in London
Do you know that London is the city that attracts most of the tourists in Europe?
On an annual average basis, London attracts more than 25 million visitors every year from all around the world.
Though it's rich heritage and alluring looks London resides in the heart of almost everyone in this world. Founded and Built by the Roman emperors, London has a strong historical background.
London is one of those enchanting places on earth where you will never run out of places to visit or things to do in London.
Another bizarre fact about London that might leave you in shock is that out of all the 69 cities in England, London is the smallest of all.
Shocked? Just imagine how is it even possible to attract the so much tourist worldwide. This simply means that every road, every building, every monument, every gallery, and every building speaks for the rich culture and heritage of ancient British.
London is geographically divided into for parts - North, East, West, and South London. But the part of London that attracts the majority of tourist is Central London.
To sum all things up I can promise you one thing with an assurance that you might spend your whole life in England but you will never get bored or run out of things to do in London.
Here's is a list of Top 10 things to do London that will keep you satisfied for your whole life:
1. London Eye
I Believe that any trip to England is incomplete without visiting the emblematic London Eye.
Situated in the heart of the city, the London Eye is the perfect destination to get a glimpse of the whole of London.
It was built to celebrate the millennium and since then this iconic structure has remained one of the most attractive sights in London.
The most ideal time to visit the London Eye is at night when the wheel is lit up in seasonal colors as the view is just breathtaking.
2. Hampstead Heath
Spread across a colossal area of 790 acres, Hampstead Heath is one of the largest parks in London.
If you are planning a family visit, or as a couple, this place provides a perfect view with lush green surroundings all around. The Hampstead Heath has enough places for a family get together or a picnic to enjoy the whole day with natural ponds, wildlife, and wooded areas around.
The Hampstead Heath is also of one of the highest points in London and thus it offers an excellent view of the city.
3. Thames Cruise
Englan's longest river, The Thames is the heart and soul of London. The Tames has a very great significance on London from the Prehistoric period and served as a water route to travel across the whole of London.
After serving London for centuries even today The Thames offer cruises to the visitors. Several companies offer a half an hour cruise in which they travel across various locations in London.
The Tames Cruise offers you a whole distinctive view of London and is one of the best sightseeing locations in London.
There are various provisions of meals or breakfast at various cruises and one of the favorites is the lit up night cruise.
4. Baker Street
Baker Street is one of the most famous locality in London as it has a lot of places to visit here.
Generally famous for the cult of the famous Arthur Conan Doyle’s, the creator of the most loved detective Sherlock Holmes.
Just walking around the corner you will find the world famous Madame Tussauds, the famous wax museum where you can pose with your favorite celebrities.
Buckingham Palace a monumental jewel of London has been one of the must-visit places for every tourist.
This enduring structure has served as a home to the British Royal Family since 1837. Comprising of 775 rooms and a big garden this place is the best place to capture memories and take selfies.
This place has a little traditional touch as you might notice a few Royal Guards dressed in traditional dresses and following the protocols with utmost discipline.
6. Hyde Park
Being one of the largest parks in London, Hyde Park has been a place with a lot of historical significance as it has given birth to various demonstrations and protests in the past.
It is one of the busiest parks in London as the famous Speaker's corner is always occupied by some protests, debates, lectures and even performances by various artists.
The Hyde Park has a big area coved under water that serves as a marvelous place to go boating or to witness the natural beauty of various river creatures like ducks, swans, and birds.
In simple words, if you are seeking a place to get in touch with nature in London, it is the Hyde Park.
7. Oxford Street
Do you love Shopping?
Well, we have a perfect location in London that will satisfy your shopping spree and that place is Oxford Street.
Oxford Street is not only London's but England's busiest streets for the purpose of shopping engaging a minimum of 500k visitors per day. Oxford Street has over 300 shops comprising of national and international brands where you can buy each and every daily need items.
All around the street, you will witness beautiful window displays of the items, something that you could not resist.
So, it is my humble request to plan a visit to this shopping paradise as no one leaves empty-handed from here.
8. Piccadilly Circus
Piccadilly Circus has been a commercial hub of London since 1800s.
Though it is not the same as it was earlier now you can easily recognize the corner by huge flashing electronics screens.
Situated in the western region of London, the Piccadilly Circus is the home of London's finest nightclubs and theaters. The world famous Criterion Theatre is present here.
You would never want to miss the famous Statue of Eros which is the main center of attraction of the whole area.
Today it is still the heart of the West End, with easy access from Piccadilly Circus to some of London’s biggest theaters and nightclubs, including the Criterion Theatre. The Statue of Eros in the center of the circus is itself a popular meeting point and tourist destination.
9. The O2 Arena
Everyone loves live music and stage shows.
The O2 Arena situated at the heart of London is the heart of London is the perfect place for such shows.
The arena was constructed around the 2000 and was henceforth it is also referred to as ‘the Millennium Dome'
The arena is spread over a large area and has the facilities like cinema halls, bars and restaurants featuring cuisines from all over the world.
The O2 is a perfect destination to hang out with friends.
You are also allowed to climb up the dome of the O2 Arena and the view from up above there is breathtaking.
Shoreditch is one of the most advanced localities of London. It is a place that contains all the cool and upscale features of any modern society.
If you are seeking for bars, restaurants, and places to hang out with the young generation, Shoreditch is the best place you could find in the whole of England.
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