One city in the world which has something for literally everyone is London. Whether it is historical relevance, museums and culture, or scenic beauty, London lives up to its reputation of being a fascinating city to travel to and explore. Once you have found yourself a decent London accommodation, the likes of one of the finest hotels in London—The LaLiT London—you can spend your days enjoying the many gifts this city has to offer.
Here are the top five things you can do in London:
London has many places of historical and political importance, including Hyde Park, Westminster, and London Eye. Being the most famous park in London, Hyde Park has hosted numerous demonstrations and protests by the Suffragettes, and hence holds a historical importance worth witnessing. Westminster is the political hub of the city and comprises the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Your trip is incomplete if you do not visit London Eye. It is a giant Ferris wheel which provides a great view of the city, and is a beautiful experience. One must also visit the Buckingham Palace to make their trip truly memorable!
London is known for its culture. With the British Museum, Natural History Museum, National Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Tate Modern, amongst others, one can experience a range of art and design objects. Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts must also visit Baker Street, which is known for being the street where the infamous fictional character Sherlock Holmes lived on. Madame Tussauds, the well-known wax museum, is just around the corner, and one should visit that as well!
No vacation is complete without letting loose and partying. Fortunately, London is known for its nightlife and pubs as well! One can visit Shoreditch, which is one of the trendiest places in London. As it is amongst the hottest nightlife hubs, this is a must for those who want to party in London. Bustling with bars and eateries, it is also a good place to enjoy an evening in. Trapeze, a circus-themed bar, is known for its innovative drinks. However, for those who love pop culture, Far Rockaway is the perfect bar for you as it is full of comic books and music posters. Foodies can visit the Blues Kitchen for great sticky ribs! Soho is another spot one can visit for a great night of partying and fun. It is considered the core area for the city’s LGBTQ community, so one gets to witness many gay and lesbian bars as well! Along with clubs, Soho also hosts theatres, jazz clubs and restaurants. You might even find the best Indian restaurant in London here!
London without a picnic is not London at all. Spend a great afternoon in Hampstead Heath, which is one of the largest parks in London, spreading up to 790 acres. As it is at one of the highest points in the city, it also offers enchanting views of the city from Parliament Hill. With swimming lidos and its own home for art collection, this is perfect for a day out.
The Thames is the lifeline of London, promoting trade since time immemorial. Being England’s longest river, it also had a strategic importance in the past. There are many cruises organised across the river, and it takes you to see the key sightseeing locations, for example, Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye. There are also night cruises which serve meals or teas, and can be a very interesting way to explore London.