London has its own share of the best attractions in England. From historic attractions to modern attractions, you cannot miss something to spice up your free time in this global city. Most of the city attractions are free or affordable, so price should not be a barrier to visiting these places.
British Museum is the top London attraction. The world-famous museum houses artifacts of prehistoric times and also modern times. Some highlights you shouldn’t miss include the Parthenon sculptures, Ancient Egypt collection and the Rosetta Stone. Another museum you would like to visit is the National Gallery which features Western European paintings of the past centuries.
There is no doubt that museums make the best London attractions. Some more museums include National History Museum, Tate Modern, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal Museums Greenwich. Discover amazing animal exhibitions and artifacts and experience scientific advances in these museums.
Tower of London is one of the oldest London attractions. Established more than 900 years ago, the famous building was at particular times a royal palace, arsenal store and prison, place of execution, zoo and jewel house. Experience a world of royalty by visiting the Crown Jewels and the Royal Menagerie located in the tower.
London Eye is another attraction you shouldn’t miss when visiting the city. The skyline feature is 135m tall and has 32 capsules. Each of the capsules weighs 10 tonnes and can hold 25 people. Climb onto these capsules and enjoy a breathtaking view of the city and its famous landmarks.
The most popular palaces include the Buckingham Palace and Palace of Westminster. Join the UK’s monarchy in the Buckingham Palace for thrilling royal events, state occasions and garden
parties. Visit the Palace of Westminster and see the UK’s parliament in session and learn the country’s history and politics.
Other London attractions that may interest you include Madame Tussauds, Tower Bridge, River Thames, Zoo, Sea Life Aquarium, St Paul’s Cathedral and South Bank cultural complex.