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Things to Do in London

Explore London

Explore London

The Shard

32 London Bridge St, London, SE1 9SG

Soaring high above the city with its easily recognisable spire-like structure, the Shard stands as the tallest building in Western Europe and has transformed London’s skyline and divided critics. The project’s architect, Renzo Piano, specifically chose this unique design as a homage to the church steeples that have historically dotted the city. While you’re in London, don’t miss the opportunity to see this impressive piece of architecture in person with a glass of champagne as well!

Tower of London

Tower of London, London,

The Tower of London symbolizes the past, present, and future. Discover London's centuries-old castle, royal palace, and infamous prison on the north bank of the River Thames in London. Experience this World Heritage Site, see the dazzling Crown Jewels, take a guided tour of the tower, and hear stories of passion, torture, and betrayal. The Tower of London also presents festive holiday events.

Spitalfields

Spitalfields Market E1, Brushfield Street, London, London E1 6AA

Whether you’re a local resident, worker or visiting from far and wide, Spitalfields offers an opportunity to experience this wonderfully authentic London area that is home to contemporary brands and innovative street food independents, all set against the backdrop of a world-famous City skyline. Come and explore an area that has been sympathetically enhanced over the last couple of decades with inviting shops, cafes, bars and delicious restaurants, including Leon and Galvin La Chapelle, as well

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Westfield Avenue, London, E15 2DU

Home to the 2012 Summer Olympics, Olympic Park is a sports complex and large urban park along the Thames River in Stratford, East London. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park features the London Stadium, the Olympic Museum, an aquatics centre, and the Orbit, a steel observation tower and the largest public work of art in the UK. The stadium hosts concerts, events, and football, hockey, and tennis matches.

Westfield Stratford City

Montfichet Road, London, E20 1EJ

In East London, Westfield Stratford City is Europe's largest shopping destination with over 800 shops, 100 restaurants and cafés, a cinema, a luxury bowling alley, and the Olympic Aquatics Centre. Explore this shopping centre with national and global stores, including world-famous Marks & Spencer, one of the largest clothing retailers in Europe, and a mix of eateries and bars.

The O2 Arena

Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0DX

The world famous entertainment venue - The O2 is an architectural monument originally built as the 'Millennium Dome' in 2000. Its 365m diameter represents the days in a year; its 52m high roof-walk, the weeks and the 12 large yellow masts, the months. Today, the iconic venue is home to unforgettable live experiences, hosting the world's greatest music artists, exhibitions and events.

ExCel London Centre

1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL

ExCeL London (an abbreviation for Exhibition Centre London) is an exhibition and international convention centre in the Custom House area of Newham, East London. It hosts numerous consumer and trade, private and public events, including exhibitions, conferences, concerts, weddings and religious events.

Canary Wharf

Canary Warf, London, E14 5AB

One of the United Kingdom’s main financial centres and a destination for shopping and dining, Canary Wharf is a must see for all. Visit their public art collection, roof garden and myriad of restaurants with a variety of cuisines.

Westminster

20 Dean's Yard, London, SW1P 3PA

Westminster is the bustling government area near Buckingham Palace. Tourists head to Trafalgar Square’s monuments and to see the changing of the guards at Horse Guards Parade while politicians mingle in Whitehall’s pubs. At the Houses of Parliament, by the River Thames, the Big Ben bell rings out from its iconic clock tower. Medieval Westminster Abbey contains the graves of historical figures such as Charles Darwin.

The London Eye

Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

The London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel, is a cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. It is Europe's tallest cantilevered observation wheel, and is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom with over 3 million visitors annually.

St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD

The cathedral was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and completed in 1710. It houses medieval relics and magnificent mosaics and remains a fully functioning place of worship. An iconic feature of London's skyline and a top viewing spot of the city.

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Blacheath Avenue, London, SE10 8XJ

Explore the historic site in London and the home of the Prime Meridian and the Greenwich Mean Time. Snap a selfie with one foot in the west and one in the west. One of the oldest scientific institutions in the world, founded in 1675 by King Charles II, the Royal Observatory Greenwich features a planetarium where you can see the stars through one of the UK's largest telescopes.

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