Best Points of Interest in London


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Kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains - the Abbey is a must-see living pageant of British history. Every year Westminster Abbey welcomes over one million visito... read more

Westminster Abbey is in the heart of London - next to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Closest tube stations are St James' Park and Westminster.Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiat... read more

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Famous for its many Bangladeshi restaurants, the only place to dare anything from a hot and spicy Vindaloo to a creamy Khorma. Brick Lane also offers two very popular bagel shops (open 24/7/265) ... read more

Lots of restauraunts and bars throughout the week, but go on a sunday for the best experience. Start from my place and walk to Columbia Flower Market on a sunday morning (be prepared for crowds) an... read more

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Despite what you may have heard about London fog, often the skies are clear and blue and the giant wheel of the London Eye affords fantastic views all over the city. Situated on the south bank of t... read more

The gradual rotation in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules takes approximately 30 minutes and gives you an ever-changing perspective of London. Within each capsule, interactive guides allow you... read more

Jump on bus 172 or 168 Old Kent Road/East Street. Either will take you to Waterloo Bridge, The London Eye is a 5 minute walk away. The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the R... read more

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Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is often at the centre of sta... read more

For the first time visitor to London, one of the 'must see' events is the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of Britain's sover... read more

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One of many historic Royal palaces to be found in London the Tower of London offers lots in the way of history and there's lots to see and do; The Crown Jewels, the White Tower, Yeoman Warders, the... read more

Anyone visiting London will want to go and see the crown jewels, the Tower Bridge and walk by the Thames. From my place, get the westbound district line ...2 stops to tower hill or walk there which... read more

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within ... read more

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Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. The tower holds the second largest four-faced chiming clock in the world (after Minn... read more

The name Big Ben is often used to describe the tower, the clock and the bell but the name was first given to the Great Bell. The Elizabeth Tower, which stands at the north end of the Houses of Par... read more

The clock tower widely known as Big Ben is to be renamed the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen, the House of Commons has confirmed. It follows a campaign, backed by most MPs and the three main... read more

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You may enjoy just seeing it from outside, but a paid tour is available. St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of Lond... read more

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits on Ludgate Hill, the highest point of the City of Lon... read more

St Paul's, with its vast dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline and known across the world. When you step inside you will marvel at the Cathedral's awe-inspiring interior and uncover fasc... read more

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At height of up to 800ft or 244m, the Western Europe’s tallest building offers a spectacular view over London. The view from the Shard is open daily from 9am to 10pm. Winter hours, starting in Octo... read more

The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower,is a 95-storey skyscraper in Southwark, London, that forms part of the London Bridge Quarter ... read more

The View from The Shard is the premium visitor attraction at the top of Western Europe's tallest building, and London's newest landmark, The Shard. Designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano, the Sha... read more

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Enjoy a wide range of shopping, theatre, bars, restaurants, hotels, and culture in Central London's Covent Garden district. Covent Garden in London's West End is a popular destination for visitors ... read more

The market halls of Covent Garden are only the beginning of the neighborhood, which encompasses the shops and restaurants of Long Acre and other adjacent streets, those of Neal's Yard and Seven Dia... read more

Covent Garden is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane. It is associated with the former fruit-and-vegetable market in the central sq... read more

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Zone 1 - Northern Line (black line) - takes you to Camden, Kings Cross, Bank, London Bridge, Clapham and also connect to Waterloo and Tottenham Court Rd.

This is where you can catch the Northern Line. It's very handy for moving around the town - one stop to Angel, two to King's Cross and Bank and three to Euston and London Bridge.

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Parliament Hill is a famous hill in Hampstead Heath, which is 98 metres (322 ft) high, is notable for its views of the capital's skyline. Many landmarks can be seen from its summit such as Canary W... read more

Famous for its iconic views over London, Parliament Hill is capable of reviving even the most jaded Londoner, and on a clear day, you'll have to tiptoe over tourists and locals lounging on the gras... read more

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The Southbank Centre is a riverside titan of arts and entertainment and is one of the most attractive cultural hotspots in London. Caters for the widest spectrum of people and interests, peddling v... read more

Southbank Centre is a world-famous arts centre on the South Bank of the Thames offering a wide range of cultural events. See music, dance, art, performance and spoken word. Take part in free activi... read more

This riverside titan of arts and entertainment has morphed and expanded in the past few years securing its position as one of the most attractive cultural hotspots in London, helped by its accessib... read more

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Just north of Paddington lies Little Venice. This picturesque pool of water where the Grand Union and Regent’s Canals meet, is home to a number of waterside cafes, pubs and eateries. From here you ... read more

Little Venice is a scenic part of London, known for its canals and moored boats. Much of the property in the area are terraced mansions and town houses. Little Venice has two waterways: the Grand U... read more

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Visit the Royal Observatory Greenwich to stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World, see the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and explore your place in the universe at London’s only planet... read more

Visit the Royal Observatory Greenwich to stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World, see the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), explore your place in the universe at London’s only planetariu... read more

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is an observatory situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames. It played a major role in the history of astronomy and navigation, and is best... read more

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Kensington Palace was built for Queen Victoria and is set in the beautiful Kensington Gardens, less than a half hour stroll from here. Princess Diana lived there and now it is home to William and K... read more

One of the best loved features in the Gardens is the bronze statue of Peter Pan. This charming piece features Peter Pan standing on a pedestal covered with climbing squirrels, rabbits and mice. The... read more

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This fantastic warehouse space is lots of things: yoga studio, cafe, bar, club, theatre, art space. Especially the clubnights are worth a visit: even Vogue magazine listed it as the one place to be!

...We all call it the Bussey Building. Old factory saved from demolition. Vinyl record sales, Mexican street food, DJs, theatre, comedy, rooftop cinema & great clubbing nights. Try & catch the "Sou... read more

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2 Historic Palaces built back to back - from King Henry VIII th's time - offering tours and pageantry. Indoor 'real' tudor tennis courts. Ancient grapevine. Tudor kitchens. Hedged maze. Restaurant/... read more

The former residence of Henry V111 - incredible palace and amazing gardens including a maze which children love. Beautifully situated alongside the Thames. An unforgettable day out. The palace is... read more

Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace where King Henry VIII lived. Along with St James's Palace, it is one of only two surviving palaces out of the many owned by King Henry VIII.

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This is Winston Churchill's bunker / war office. This is must see. Plan for two hours and an entry fee. Then rest your feet in St James's park. Then St Martin's in the Field for a coffee/snack.

The underground bunker at Parliament Square where Winston Churchill and his team lived and worked and ran allied operations during WW2. Often missed but a classic.

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Originally known as 'Bryck Place', Sutton House was built in 1535 by Sir Ralph Sadler, Principal Secretary of State to Henry VIII, and is the oldest residential building in Hackney. It is a rare ex... read more

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Kensington Gardens is home to the Serpentine gallery, the round pond, Peter Pan statue, Albert Memorial and Princess Diana adventure playground. It adjoins Hyde Park so you can walk for hours. It's... read more

Kensington Gardens is the extended grounds surrounding Kensington Palace. It's a well kept park that features gorgeous gardens around the palace, upscale teas and cakes at the Orangery, a large pon... read more

One of the best loved features in the Gardens is the bronze statue of Peter Pan. This charming piece features Peter Pan standing on a pedestal covered with climbing squirrels, rabbits and mice. The... read more

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Famous tea clipper Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship. Built on the Clyde in 1869 for the Jock Willis Shipping Line, she was one of the last tea clippers to be built and one of the fastest. To see!

Launched in 1869, Cutty Sark is one of the world's great sailing ships, a “clipper” that sailed at record speeds from London to China (to pick up tea) and Australia (for wool). Since 1954 it has be... read more

Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship. Built on the Clyde in 1869 for the Jock Willis Shipping Line, she was one of the last tea clippers to be built and one of the fastest, coming at the end of a l... read more

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Great View over the whole of London on a clear day and admire the city lights at night. A bar, ice rink, cafe, boating lake and park with a deer enclosure to also enjoy.

Famously known in London. Ally Pally "The people's place" This place from where the BBC started broadcasting it's an amazing architecture point to look at and to see from. Surrounded by an amazing ... read more

Huge Victorian building surrounded by gardens. Venue for regular events, festivals and concerts. Ice skating rink. Farmer's market every Sunday. Boating lake, cafe and playground.

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St Katherine's Dock is a beautiful marina sitting adjacent to the Tower of London and just 15 minutes walk or 5 minutes by train. Great views of Tower Bridge and the Thames River. Stop off for some... read more

Visit this marina close to Tower Bridge and the Tower of London to see an amazing array of beautiful moored yachts. The charming marina has shops, small independent art galleries, cafes, restauran... read more

If you are visiting Tower Bridge then pop down to this former commercial dock has been transformed into an elegant marina with shops, restaurants. A good spot for lunch

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Film central - movie premieres are held here, often at Europe's largest cinema the Odeon Leicester Square. Also hosts tkts, the genuine discount theatre tickets booth - all others are tourist traps.

Leicester Square is an entertainment area with cinemas, restaurants, attractions and theatres. Because it has so many cinemas, Leicester Square hosts lots of big movie premieres and it also hosts t... read more

Looking for a great night out or a fun outing with the whole family? Book tickets to top West End plays, musicals and London shows. Whether you’re looking for hard-hitting drama, exciting new writ... read more

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It seems every tourist in world wants to see this...the world famous Abbey Road album cover for George, Ringo, Paul and John. Zebra crossing intact and you're allowed to graffiti your thoughts on wall

Iconic recording studios. The Beatles album cover was photographed on the zebra crossing outside. Graffiti your name on the wall, and take photos with your family! A must for a music lover.

If you are a Beatles fan like me (and half of the rest of the world^^) go take a picture in front of the pedestrians and the studio! London drivers pretend they are fed up with tourists posing on t... read more

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Set on the edge of Hampstead Heath and surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens, Kenwood is truly one of London's hidden gems! This majestic Villa is within walking distance of East Finchley Tube.

Set in Hampstead Heath, Kenwood is one of London’s secret gems. An 18th C villa with a beautiful art collection, the house & estate are free to enjoy all year.

On the edge of Hampstead Heath surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens, Kenwood is one of London's hidden gems. The breathtaking interiors and stunning world-class art collection are free for eve... read more

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Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty The Queen. Its rich history spans almost 1000 years. Walk across the footbridge to Et... read more

This is a beautiful castle and the Queen's residence. Seasonally the interior appartments are open to view as is the beautiful collection of gifts presented to the Queen from visiting dignitaries, ... read more

Visit the Queen's home, (has been home to monarchs for the last c.1,000 years.) Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world and is the Queen's favourite weekend home... w... read more

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Best farm-to-table: 8 Hoxton Square This place is made of a great mix of ingredients: comfortable tables, reservations, reasonable pricing, and -- above all -- delicious food. With laid-back serv... read more

Famous for the White Cube Gallery & a number of Bars inclduding the Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, Zigfrids & Traffic. Some good basic restaurants back onto the square also - always buzzing round here

Serving great food and wine this ‘Modern European’ restaurant has more than just burgers and beers on the menu. The informal, unrushed atmosphere, friendly staff and the fact that they take reserva... read more

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The Palace is one of the centres of political life in the United Kingdom; "Westminster" has become a metonym for the UK Parliament, and the Westminster system of government has taken its name after it

HisWestminster Abbey is in the heart of London - next to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Closest tube stations are St James' Park and Westminster.Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Colleg... read more

Iconic parliament buildings on the river Thames. History, architecture, intrigue, scandal and the heart of the British political world. A must-see building for photo opportunities as part of your w... read more