Ensure that when you make your list of things to do and places to see, you tick all of these top things and places to see in London off your list.
Table of Contents
- 1. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
- 2. Hop-on hop-off bus tour
- 3. The London eye
- 4. Buckingham Palace tour
- 5. Tower of London
- 6. The View From The Shard
- 7. SEA LIFE London
- 8. Madame Tussauds
- 9. London Dungeon
- 10. ZSL London Zoo
1. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
Have you ever experienced magic? This is a chance to enjoy a magical day out in London with a tour of the behind-the-scenes of the Harry Potter movies at Warner Bros.
With a Studio Tour London of the making of harry potter, you will see first-hand the props, sets, and costumes used in every single one of the Harry Potter films, and you will also get a chance to step inside some of the popular locations of this film, including the Dumbledore’s office, Great Hall, and Hagrid’s hut.
I don’t know about you, but this Harry Potter experience is one worth having!
2. Hop-on hop-off bus tour
Do yourself a favor and book in advance for one of London’s bestselling bus tours.
Purchase a 24-hour ticket and experience the freedom to hop on and off the double sightseeing buses and explore some of the most famous places in London such as Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, and St Paul’s Cathedral.
Bus tours never got better!
3. The London eye
If you have heard about the London Eye, then you’ve probably been told that it is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel.
Make sure to Climb aboard one of the little 32 capsules for a mind-blowing experience and views to remember of some of the most famous landmarks in London. Book ahead if you would like to skip the queues
4. Buckingham Palace tour
You may not get to see the Queen, but you can visit her official London residence during the Buckingham Palace summer opening. Take the chance to explore the extravagant State Rooms and try not to miss the year’s special exhibition.
5. Tower of London
Take a trip with one of the Warders of Yeoman around the Tower of London, as it is one of the world’s most attractive buildings. Discover its history of over 900 years as a royal palace, an arsenal, prison, and place of execution, Zoo, and jewel house!
Gaze up at the tall White Tower from down below, tiptoe through a medieval king’s bed-chamber and take in the awesomeness of the Crown Jewels.
6. The View From The Shard
Take the chance to rise high above London and take in the beautiful sight of the city’s iconic skyline from a fun perspective, with views that stretch up to 40 miles (64km).
Easily spot places like Wembley Stadium, the London Eye, and St Paul’s Cathedral all from The View from The Shard’s observation deck. This place sits 800ft (244m) up the tallest building of western Europe.
7. SEA LIFE London
Would you like to get a taste of London’s deep blue sea? Then SEA LIFE London is the spot. Enjoy the sight of up to 400 species of underwater life forms, including clownfish, sharks, stingrays, and moray eels at the aquarium.
Look at stunning green sea turtles and try your guts on the glass “shark walk.” You can learn more about the animals at daily talks and at feeding times.
8. Madame Tussauds
Sometimes, you too, can rub shoulders with celebrities. At Madame Tussauds, visitors will come face-to-face with some of the most famous faces on the planet. From Lady Gaga to Shakespeare, you’ll gain direct access to influential figures from politics, showbiz, sport, and even royalty.
Take pictures as you strike a pose with One Direction, Usain Bolt, or receive a once-in-a-lifetime hug from the Queen.
9. London Dungeon
Are you ready to delve into the ancient capital’s most saddening history at the London Dungeon – experience real actors, thrilling rides, and fantastic special effects? Step back into the dark times.
But first, make sure to ask yourself if you are brave enough to deal with 90 minutes of London’s dark, gory past?
10. ZSL London Zoo
Have a meet with the animals at the ZSL London Zoo. The animals there include lions, penguins, reptiles, meerkats, and gorillas. See the animals in action at the daily talks and displays. Also, enjoy the giraffe high tea and thrilling otter snack time.
The best thing about all of the places featured here is that you can visit them with your family. Kids can have fun while they learn a thing or two.
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