London is the most visited European city and it is indeed a city with plenty of things to do. It is one of the most diverse cities in the world with several iconic landmarks and it can offer plenty of history and culture.
There is something to do for many different tastes, you only have to chose.
With all the different things to be seen in London, it can be quite hard to decide and organize your trip to London, especially if you only have a few days at your disposal. Here is a list with the main attractions you
hould not miss in London as a first timer.
Watch the Changing of the Guard in Buckingham Palace
Getting to Buckingham Palace is pretty easy: just take a tube up to Green Park and simply follow the mass of tourists which are most probably travelling there as well. It is one of the most famous landmarks in
London and if you visit the palace in the morning around 11.15am, you will be able to admire the changing of the guards. Or, you might be seeing Queen Elizabeth looking out the window, who knows?!
Get a full view of the city on the London Eye
Another popular symbol of London, the London Eye was built to celebrate the millenium and offers a stunning panoramic view on the city. You can admire the Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, as well as the famous Tower Bridge.
Stroll along South Bank and explore London by foot
A very good way to explore london by foot is to follow the Thames starting from the London Eye and across the Tower Birdge.
You will get a sense of the city’s atmophere and walk by the Tower of London, the Tate Modern Gallery and Shakespear’s Globe.
Admire the Many Museums that London has London has many options in terms of museum.
The most popular and definitely must-see are the British
Museums and the National Gallery.
The Natural History Museum is also woth a visit, even if only to admire
the beauitiful building from outside, by going to the famous Trafalgar Square.
Relax and get plenty of green in Hyde Park Hyde Park is probably the most famous green area in London and definitely the biggest. Stroll and get to the
central pond called Serpetine and just relax. Additionally, the place itself also has historical significance for having hosted various demonstrations and protests that constitute milestones in human history.