Popular attractions in London

Welcome to London, England!

There is so much to do.

Getting into the city

The journey from London’s Heathrow Airport (http://www.heathrowairport.com/)  is quite easy and travelers will discover an option that suites their budget and lifestyle.  I have taken the Heathrow Express and also private transportation. Both options are good.  Although listening to the “mind the gap” announcement is always fun on the train.

A good source of information about tourism in Britain can be found at the Visit Britain website (www.VisitBritain.com).

Getting around the city

Travelling on foot, by car, bus, taxi or train is easy in London. My tip is to get an Oyster Card and a Hop-on/Hop-off bus pass. These two options will allow for quick transport through the city  via tube rides or buses.

What to Do

History abounds and there is no shortage of museums and galleries. To get some inspiration for creating your experience click here, or check out this list of popular attractions.

London Attractions:

  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Kensington Palace
  • Houses of Parliament
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Hyde Park
  • Covent Garden
  • The London Eye
  • The British Museum
  • Cortauld Institute
  • National Gallery
  • Tate Britain
  • Tate Modern
  • Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
  • Royal Opera House
  • The Barbican Theatre
  • Savoy Theatre
  • National Theatre

Art galleries

  • Tate Modern
  • The National Gallery


  • Apsley House
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Cabinet War Rooms
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • London Aquarium
  • London Zoo
  • Madame Tussaud’s
  • Tower of London
  • Wellington Arch
  • Windsor Castle


Sporting/Concert venues

  • The O2
  • Wimbledon Lawn-Tennis Club

Theatre/Performing arts

  • Lyceum Theatre
  • Prince of Wales Theatre
  • Queens Theatre

What is your favorite place to visit in London? If you have any questions about planning your journey to London, let me know.

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