Visiting one of the more diverse and intriguing European cities in London provides you with a host of exciting activities. Whether you wish to view stunning artwork in one of the city’s many galleries or take in a bustling market scene you can have it all in the capital city of Great Britain.
The National Gallery
Visit the National Gallery to take in works by world-famous artists like Van Gogh, Turner, Rembrandt, da Vinci and Botticelli. You can view over 2000 Western European paintings on display inside the museum. Take a guided tour or sit in on a lecture to learn more about art from the middle ages to the 20th century.
See a Musical
Whether you want to see “We Will Rock You” with the remaining group members of Queen or “The Lion King” you can take in a famous musical while visiting London. “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables” are just a few of the classic plays on display in the capital city.
World famous luxury store Harrod’s has sure changed from its humble beginnings as a tea and grocer merchant in the 1800’s. These days you can stop by the posh shop to do everything from sprucing up your pet’s wardrobe to grabbing a bite to eat at one of the store’s 27 eateries. You can visit 7 days a week to indulge yourself.
Spend a day in East London for a taste of the city’s famous nightclubs and art galleries. Immerse yourself in the cultural melting pot which is East London or walk the same streets traveled by Jack the Ripper to get a true feel for the capital city. No London trip is complete without a visit to the East end.
Warner Brothers Studio Tour London
If you are a Harry Potter nut take a walking tour through the Warner Brothers Studio Tour London. Delve into a behind the scenes view of the sets, props, costumes and a few neat facts about the animatronics and special effects which helped make the wildly popular movie series so special.
Stop by the Design Museum while traveling along the River Thames to get your fix of digital design, fashion and architecture. You can also take in a series of family activities and talks if you are not as much into the museum scene. If you are hungry stop by the café for some light fare.
Learn more about the history of a genuine royal palace by visiting London Tower. Dig deep into the Royal Beasts exhibit to find out more about the many creatures which lived on the grounds, take in the newly-renovated Crown Jewels display and stand where many a head as rolled to soak up a truly special experience.
St Paul’s Cathedral
Take a guided tour to truly appreciate the Cathedral’s stunning interior design. Visit the tombs of Great Britain’s biggest heroes by going underground and exploring the crypt to take in the various memorials.
Open 7 days a week, the Camden Lock Market provides you food stalls, clothing shops and music stores to suit your tastes. You can stop by every day of the year except Christmas.
If you want to see fine works by up and coming, unknown artists pay a visit to the Saatchi Gallery in London. You might bat your eyebrows after observing some of the controversial, contemporary pieces on display at the gallery. In the early 1990’s the Saatchi held a series of young artists displays to showcase new talent. The gallery was given to the public in the year 2012.