Friday, 3 August 2018

London Tour | Best places to explore in London

London is the capital city of England and a city with history which get you back to the Roman times. Its beautiful historical attractions like, Houses of Parliament, ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey are the site of British Dynasties. The London Eye observation wheel across the Thames River provides panoramic views of the entire city.

"Warner Brothers studio tour" (CC BY 2.0) by Alan Light
1. Warner Bros. Studio tour
Warner Bros. Studios Tour shows the magical journey of Harry Potter films in London. It is one of the best attraction to see in London. Here you can see the making sets, costumes, and props used in all part of the Harry Potter films, and go to some of the films' locations like the Great Hall, Hagrid's hut and Dumbledore's office. Here you can get ultimate experience of Harry Potter's magical world!

2. Buckingham Palace tour
Buckingham Palace in London is a residence of the Queen, here you can explore the magnificent State Rooms, that are only open to the visitors for two months in a year, when the Queen is not in residence, normally between the end of July and September.

"London Eye" (CC BY 2.0) by Rennett Stowe
3. Coca Cola London Eye
The Coca Cola London Eye is a giant wheel based on the South Bank of the Thames river in London. It is most tallest Ferris wheel in Europe and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom. The Coca Cola London Eye is a major attraction of London's skyline. It offers some stunning views of the London city from its 32 capsules and it holding up to 25 people at one time. Climb on the tallest wheel of London for getting breathtaking experience from the eyes of a London.

"Big Bus Tours London" (CC BY 2.0) by grassrootsgroundswell
4. Hop on hop off bus tour
If you want to explore the most iconic places in London in one day, then the London Bus Tour is one of the best way to experience London. See the most attractive and iconic sights of London from the comfort of your seat. You can choose any one from Big Bus London or Golden Tours to discover the top attractions of London while learning about the city. Your bus tour is only valid for 1 day so complete your entire day with sightseeing, passing top attractions of London city, like Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral.

"Madame Tussauds, London 26-10-2013" (CC BY 2.0) by Karen Roe
5. Madame Tussauds London
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum of London and It was founded by the wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. Here you can meet all famous celebrities face to face From Barack Obama to Lady Gaga. Here you'll also meet some famous figures from sport, politics, royalty and historic. Here you can click selfie with famous band One Direction and many other.

"London Aquarium - Shark Tank" (Public Domain) by davidgsteadman
6. Sea Life London
Explore the life of deep blue sea at SEA LIFE London. Here you can see up to 400 species of sea animals, like sharks, moray eels, stingrays and clown fish at the aquarium. Look at the splendid green sea turtles and walk on Glass at "Shark walk". This Aquarium is located at the ground floor of County Hall in central London, close to the London Eye. It was opened as a London aquarium in March 1997 and this aquarium hosts approximately one million visitors each year.

"Tower of London" (CC BY 2.0) by D-Stanley
7. Tower of London
The Tower of London is Majesty's Royal Palace and historic castle located in the central London. Tower of London is one of the most famous historical building in the world. it has 900 year old history as a royal Palace. Many types of events are organized here to entertain you. You just have to book a ticket for it.

Opening times
The Tower of London is open daily except 24 to 26 December and on 01 January.

Summer (01 March to 31 October)
Tuesday-Saturday- 09:00-17:30
Sunday-Monday- 10:00-17:30

Last admission time - 17:00

Winter (01 November to 28 February)
Tuesday-Saturday- 09:00-16:30
Sunday-Monday- 10:00-16:30

Last admission time - 16:00

"The Shard from St Mary at Hill" (CC BY 2.0) by Dun.can
8. The View from The Shard
The Shard is a tallest building and famous tourist attraction based in London. The attraction offers stunning views of the city to visitors from the skyscraper, with its two viewing platforms located inside the building the first is 'level 69' a triple level indoor gallery and the second is 'level 72' a partially outdoor gallery. From the Shard building you can spot famous attractions in London, like Coca-Cola London Eye, Wembley Stadium and St Paul's Cathedral. The Shard building is also a architectural wonder in the modern world.

9. Kensington Palace
Kensington Palace is a royal residence based in Kensington Gardens, in London, England. Kensington Palace provides a glimpse of the lives of its last royal residents. Know the secret stories about Queen Victoria's life at Victoria Revealed exhibition, glimpse exhibition of Diana's dresses and highlight the secrets of a delicate dynasty in the Queen's State Apartment.

"Tourists queue for London Dungeon" (CC BY 2.0) by Ruth and Dave
10. London Dungeon
The London Dungeon is a popular tourist destination in England, where you can enjoy some live shows that recreates various gory in a gallows humour style with live actors, special effects and thrilling rides. Experience the most horrible history of ancient capital at the London Dungeon and Step back in the darkest time of London...

Also check, World's most weirdest Guinness world records

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