Things to do in london
With a history stretching back to the Roman times, London the capital of England is a bubbling cauldron of heritage, culture, architecture, art and cuisine. At the heart of the city is the Big Ben clock tower which has been captured by innumerable writers and photographer over time. Move on to Westminster Abbey, the site of British monarch coronations and the towering Houses of Parliament. Not to mention, its most photographed structure, the Tower of London; there is so much to explore in London on a sightseeing trip.
Easily one of the world’s most visited cities, London has many facets that stretch into contemporary arts, poetry, theatre, literature, design and innovation in music. A city where centuries-old gothic structures share space with more modern ones such as the London Eye - for a bird’s eye view of the city, The Shard, the pedestrian Garden Bridge straddling River Thames to name a few. But if atmospherics interest you, its worth a trip to the West End - not just known for its musicals - but also some old-world and swish pubs amid historical relics, green neighborhoods and river banks.
Despite the explosive urbanization of London, you still have ample green spaces in iconic parks like the Hyde Park, The Regent’s Park, St. Jame’s Park or the Hampstead Heath also known as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. These are wonderful spots in the heart of the city for a picnic, some peace and quiet, and to experience local life. But if it is museums and galleries that bring you to the city, walk about in Central London, the major hub for every culturati visiting the British capital. For a stunning view of the riverside of London, head to Hampton Court Palace or Kew Gardens, and feast on some fish n’ chips at a waterside pub. Activities in London abound, but of the various things to do there, indulge in a spot of high-street shopping and dine out at some of the city’s finest restaurants.