London is not just the capital of England but is also the most happening and exciting city in the world. Hordes of tourists flood this city every year to devour the experience of being in this magical city. London offers the perfect combination of history and old English royal traditions as well as the present day modern England. There is so much to see here from museums and art galleries to parks, shopping streets, restaurants, bars, pubs and literally anything you could imagine. You can take guided walk tours for exploring this city or even better jump into one of the popular open-top bus here.
Best Season To Travel to London:
London is an expensive city and you will find the rates of most of the hotels here sky-rocketing, so it is suggested that you plan your visit in off-season that is winters. Although, if you had money to burn you can always enjoy the summer season July to August- more. Actually, the same hotels tend to make available lower rates in less rush season, winters that is, so you can book the one that fits in your budget.
Places To Visit:
Well, the first thing you should see in London is London Eye. This is a must visit place having a huge wheel consisting of 32 lifts that let you see the whole city and enjoy it. The Tower of London should also be on your list as a famous historic landmark. St. Pauls Cathedral also holds soulful atmosphere for you to immerse in. The cathedral is 3 centuries old and had been a worship place for old inhabitants as well as the new visitors. Then there is Buckingham Palace and the Kensington Palace which must be explored. In the evening you can go to the Hyde Park and London Zoo both of which will thrill your kids and they would be remembering forever this travel escape.
When London is talked about, images of artifacts and paintings erupt in the mind. The city is full of museums and art galleries like British Museum, Science Museum, National History Museum and the National Gallery (for art), all of which will let you view artistic masterpieces in all their glory- a truly memorable experience indeed.
Shopping and Eating:
Being in London means you are likely to go on a shopping spree here, as it is home to innumerable shopping streets. Among the most popular are: Oxford Street, Camden Street, Bond Street and also the Covent Garden. Moreover, London offers innumerable eating opportunities with several restaurants serving a range of different cuisines, so do not forget to drop in one of these restaurants in London.
Other attractions are London Eye and many more.
by harry on July 31st, 2011 Tags: big ben, leisure, london travel, london travel guide, tourist information, travel guide, uk travel guide, Vacation
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