London is one of the largest cities in the world. It is known for famous galleries, buildings, and museums and over two millenniums to go with them. However, it is never going back; there is always a new play, concert, bar, restaurant to see. Being an international city, you will find people from all over the world living there. Thus, you can even find your favorite food for dinner.
Although it may rain a lot during your tour, if you are interested in shopping; budget to luxury – you will get what you want in London. The following are some things you can do in London:
Get a great view
If you want to see London from above, you can get to the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral or top of the monument. Another good place to see London from above is getting to the Shard, the new tallest building in the city.
Permanent collections at the London’s museums are free. Thus, you can get into many as you want. Visit big names such as National Gallery and British Museum. You should also check small museums such as Sir John Soane. Moreover, you need to set time aside to visit hidden gardens that are tucked away in various residential squares.
Walk along South Bank
You need to follow the Thames starting from Tower Bridge to London Eye. You will see some of the most famous buildings in London such as Tower of London, Tate Modern, and Globe.
Visit the parks
It is true, London has a lot of gardens and parks starting from the manicured gardens of St James Park and Hyde Park to Hampstead Heath.
Where to eat
It is easy to find food from all parts of the world in London. Some of the good places you can eat include Brick Lane, the Caribbean in Brixton, and Middle Eastern in Edgware. Some of the top food chains you should consider include Busaba (Thai), Pho (Vietnamese), Wagamama (Japanese), and Tas (Turkish). You can also visit Real Food Market and Portobello. The truth is that you cannot visit London without eating. It can be a glass of Champagne served with cakes, pastries, and sandwiches to an elegant cake.
Where to drink
If you are on a budget, you need to avoid overpriced tourist clubs and bars around Picadilly Circus and Leicester Square. You can find different recommendations by reading various online reviews.