London may be called the most famous city in the world. It has a rich history and has long been the residence of the royal family. Visitors here love the modern vibe, but more than that, they're drawn to the old-world charm that can only be experienced by actually visiting the city. Of course, if you're planning a trip to this fascinating city (whether for business or pleasure), you can't miss these best places in London, because without them you're sure to come home with a full box of regrets. But we don't want that, do we?
1. London Eye
The London Eye is perhaps the most famous Ferris wheel in the world. Built for London's Millennium Celebration in 2000, it has been London's star attraction from day one. A single glass capsule on wheels rises 443 feet above the Thames, creating some of the best views in the city. The entire journey takes about 30 minutes and is usually accompanied by long queues. However, if someone is in a hurry, they can use the London Eye: Skip-the-Line ticket to experience it before everyone else.
2. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making Of Harry Potter
To the delight of all Harry Potter fans, this film takes you behind the scenes of the making of this film and takes you through some of the most incredible and magical scenes. Visitors can join a guided tour or explore on their own, and can also stroll through iconic locations featured in the film, such as the Town Hall. You can also learn the full experience of shooting. Tickets also include transport and admission to and from the studio in central London.
3. Madame Tussauds London – Lifelike Wax Statues
One of London's best attractions, Madame Tussauds London features lifelike wax figures and interactive areas that bring your favourite movie characters and stars to life. From Benedict Cumberbatch to Johnny Depp to Her Majesty - enjoy the red carpet, walk to your dream icon, or relive your favorites in a special area dedicated to Star Wars™ the movie scene
4. Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Circus - must see places
Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Circus are one of the best places in London and luckily they are very close. Trafalgar Square was built to commemorate Lord Horatio Nelson's victory over the French and has a 56-meter-high granite monument, Nelson's Column, overlooking the square's fountain.
Piccadilly Circus, on the other hand, marks the intersection of several of London's busy streets - Piccadilly, Regent's, Haymarket and Shaftesbury, overlooking this heavy traffic and stands the most famous sculpture in London - The winged Eros is skillfully balanced on one foot.
5. National Gallery – An Incredible Collection Of Paintings
One of London's most famous places, the National Gallery Museum offers an almost complete overview of European painting from 1260 to 1920. The museum's incredible collection includes paintings by some of the world's most famous painters, including Leonardo da Vinci's "The Child" and Botticelli's "Venus and Mars", Monet's "Water Lily Pond", and van Gogh’s Sunflowers among many others.
6. Kew Gardens - Royal Botanic Gardens
The Royal Botanic Gardens or Kew Gardens are the perfect place to catch some of London's rare sunshine. This 300-acre site on the banks of the Thames in South West London is perfect for a stroll with loved ones. Built in 1759, the gardens are now government-owned and offer a variety of guided tours with free admission. Many musical and cultural events are also held here throughout the year.
7. The London Dungeon – a journey through 1,000 years of history
The London Dungeon is one of the most interesting ways to experience the past 1,000 years of London's history. Visitors wander the dungeons from show to show, experiencing historical events in an interactive way with real people. Along the actor's tour, you'll visit famous characters like Dark Histott and Sweeny Todd along the way.