Your visit to London is incomplete if you don’t visit at least one of these iconic places. A city with such a historic past, London has a lot in store for any traveler who happens to stop by for any reason.
From east to west, north to west there are numerous places you can visit when in London. You can cross out your visit to the World Heritage Sites off your to do list since four of these sites can be found in London. These include Kew Gardens, St Margaret’s Church, the Greenwich Settlement, the Tower of London and the area with the palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey. Just to highlight a little about these four iconic sites, the Greenwich Settlement is famous for being the indicator of the crossing of the Prime Meridian, 0° longitude and Greenwich Meridian Time.
The Tower of London which is found on the Tower Bridge is one of the few buildings that survived the Great Fire of London. It was built on the northern bank of the River Thames in central London.
There are very many landmarks to visit in London. Some of them which stand out are the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Shard, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and of course Buckingham Palace which is the official residence of the British monarch. The Shard is an 87-storey privately owned observation deck. It is the tallest building in the European Union. Another well-known building that you can catch a glimpse of is 10 Downing Street which is the official residence of the Prime Minister.
London’s numerous libraries, museums and galleries which not only have historic data but also play host to various cultural activities. Key among these is the British Museum and Library, the National Gallery and 40 West End Theatres.
3 famous parks can be found in central London. These are Hyde Park, Regent’s Park and Kensington Gardens. Regent’s Park is home to the London Zoo and is also located adjacent to Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum. There are several royal parks which are larger and found outside the city for instant, St. James’ Park and Green Park. For a breath-taking view of the London skyline, you must visit Primrose Park.
There are many iconic places to visit in London, these are just a few.