With the most fascinating museums, the best theater scenes in the world, with green spaces and places for sports but also with low crime rates, London, the capital of England, dethrones Paris, according to MasterCard Index of Global Destination Cities, being annually visited by millions of tourists, especially from July to September.
Let’s discover some tourist attractions in London:
Big Ben – one of the most important sights of London, being the emblem of the city, with its giant pendulum that is controlled by a bag of coins and is an excellent clock which rarely has stopped.
London Eye – another symbol of London which offers a panoramic image of the entire British capital, being the famous giant wheel located on the south bank of the Thames. Without doubt it is a must see attraction!
Madame Tussauds’s Wax Museum, which offers an insight into the world of celebrities and famous characters. If you want to feel and see the fame and grandeur you can see it live at Blush section, if you want to experience the feeling of fear, try the Horror Room and if you want to have some fun, you can choose Planetarium.
Piccadilly Circus is one of the busiest squares in the heart of London. It is famous for the fountain that can be seen here and which was built in the late 19th century and for its bright ads that turned the market into a miniature version of the famous market, Times Square in New York.
With an area of 142 hectares and over 4,000 trees, a lake, a meadow, riding facilities and more, Hyde Park is one of the most important historical sights of London.
Square Trafalgar is located in the central part of the city and is an important tourist attraction in London. Here you can visit the wonderful Nelson’s Column and the four lions at its base or admire the fountains.
British Museum is the oldest and one of the largest museums in the world with its superb drawing and sketching exhibitions or Egyptian mummies, hosting over six and a half million of artifacts and approximately 94 permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Tower Bridge was built over 100 ago and it represents an emblem of London, with its pedestrian passages that serves as galleries where you can admire the stunning panorama over the Thames.
Westminster Palace is a masterpiece of Gothic Renaissance architecture and is another important tourist attraction.
Tower of London was founded by William the Conqueror, and attracts many tourists eager to uncover the mystery.
National Gallery has one of the most interesting European paintings in the world, which is exhibited in a building built specifically for her in central London.
Westminster Abbey, with its choir of 22 boys and 12 Vicars, who are singing during the service day, occupies a unique place in British history, being the place where almost all sovereigns were crowned here.