Beautiful City of London
If you are wondering where to visit London, find here first hand experience advice on the wonders of this marvelous city.
From champagne toasts on top of London Eye, to British Royals and Hollywood stars, here is a great guide on how you can experience London at its best.
Best 6 Places to See in London
The beautiful city of London is a dreamland for any adventurous traveler. Often called the ‘capital of Europe’, London offers its tourists a stunning skyline, a wide range of cultural places to visit, and a thrilling nightlife.
Here are six of the best places to visit in London, where the city can truly be discovered:
1. Embankment and London Eye
Happy Hour at Opal Bar
Gourmet Platter at Opal Bar
Thursday Celebration Deal at Opal Bar
Right in the heart of London, the Embankment tube station is a ‘must go to’ location. As you come out the tube line, there are two exits.
Take a left to admire the gorgeous skyline and the marvelous London Eye, graciously standing over the River Thames. If you are feeling courageous, jump on a capsule and fly above London on the magnificently giant wheel. Treat yourself to a ‘Champagne Flight’, and enjoy a sip of luxury above the greatest city of all times.
Take a right and enter the vibrant city full of bars, bistros, cafes, and shops. Keep it simple with a fast food burger, or treat yourself to a gourmet dinner, the options are unlimited.
We love the Opal bar, that is just outside the station, if you come out on the river side. They do all sorts of deals, just go in or give them a call and they will let you know. From Happy hour to doubling the bar tab or celebration Thursday, we have enjoyed quite a few of their awesome deals. The bar is very stylish and comfortable and has views right over River Thames and London Eye.
2. Buckingham Palace
The English love the royal family, and the Buckingham Palace is the home of her Majesty the Queen, Elizabeth II. Stop by, get a ticket to visit the Royal Palace, or admire it from outside. The Royal Guards, dressed in red and black armor, regularly parade around the palace, by foot or on horses.
3. Madame Tussauds
If you want have a chat with the Hollywood stars, take a picture with the British royals and simply hang out with celebrities, buy a ticket to Madame Tussauds. The museum has the world’s most famous celebrities crafted in wax. Unquestionably a great place to visit with friends or family, and take some good shots.
You have not been to London if you did not shop on Oxford Street. The thrillingly busy high street has hundreds of shops all around, ranging from luxury brands to boutiques and famous chains. Get yourself some good bargains and do not forget to pick up some London souvenirs from the gift shops. A ‘I love London’ t-shirt and a royal guard hat are a classic present, but do stock up on varied ones for your friends and family.
5. Leicester Square
Leicester Square is a must see in London. Stop by in your best clothes and get ready to party. Leicester square counts for one of the busiest parts of London, full of great bars, pubs, and top class nightclubs. The night never ends here, as it is a favorite location for friends and couples to relax and have some fun.
However, Leicester Square fits all ages, as its classy bars and clubs fit even the more sophisticated tastes. This is a ‘must go’ location to get a glimpse of the vibrant nightlife in London, the city that never sleeps.
6. Canary Wharf
Canary Wharf is simply the stunning business center of London. There you will see the ‘City’ workers, in their nice suits and with their formalbriefcases, rushing around the city with a cup of coffee in their hand.
The place is beautiful, surrounded with tall office buildings and sophisticated restaurants. Not to forget about the actual Canary Wharf, an amazing building that has just about everything you need in it, from shops, restaurants, a gym and even offices.
If you visit London, don’t miss out on Canary Wharf, as you must experience the real business district of London.
There is So Much to See In London
There are so many other great places to see in London. Take a tour of the National Museum, see the Tour of London, take a picture of big Ben and visit the Westminster Cathedral.
London has something special for every type of traveler. Pack your bags, take the next train or flight, and embark on a unforgettable experience.
What’s your favorite London Spot? What’s your favorite from our top 6 places to see in London?