With so much to be done and seen in and around London, it is absolutely unthinkable to pick out just five out of the many places of interest. Nevertheless, these five places offer you an unparalleled London experience and are truly worthy of all the popularity they have generated, and definitely deserve a visit during your next sojourn in the city. Take a walk down the memory lane and watch history come alive at the ‘London Dungeon,’ the lineup includes important historical events such as the Great Fire of London, Plague, and Jack the Ripper. This unique experience offers you ninety minutes of excitement and fun complete with live actors, special effects, and rides.
Treat yourself to a Historical Royal Place Pass and it would open up gates of your imagination to the magical experience of merging the contemporary life of London with that of the Royalties of the past. Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Palace, and the Banqueting Hall are all yours to enjoy, and it would be a tour experience you will never forget. Celebrating 125 years of glitz, glamour and excitement is the Madame Tussaud’s London and a place not to be missed if you are after a great photo experience. It’s the only place where you would meet Hollywood celebrities, royalty, sports stars and political figures all under one roof in realistic settings. Complete with 12 exhilarating interactive zones the museum offers you an unparalleled entertainment experience.
With over 40,000 different species ‘Kew Gardens’ is home to the world’s largest and most diverse assemblage of living plants and indeed is a World Heritage Site that draws multitude of visitors each year. The famous summer festival invites you to dwell in this haven of Butterflies, Beasties, and Bugs enjoying the bounty of nature and you will find it a mesmerizing experience for sure. The most recent addition to the skyline of London is the Merlin Entertainment’s London Eye. At 135 meters, it is the world’s tallest cantilevered wheel offering a 40 kilometer panoramic view of the city. Spectacular views of London and its famous landmarks await you at this wheel night and day and the gradual flight only takes about 30 minutes, a true treat worth trying.
Whether it’s exquisite cuisine or star-class accommodation you are after, you would find it all at a desirably located central London hotel such as the Metropolitan London. Situated at a centralised location, within close proximity to many local attractions and entertainment hubs, this London Luxury Hotel has become synonymous with stylish stays in the city. The lavishly hip urban comforts surpass all your expectations and cater to a luxurious indulgence.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday. Google+