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7 Best Things to Do in London - For the Ultimate Vacation!

London attracts around 27 million people a year! Well, it doesn't surprise anyone. Why? Take a look at this list and you will know exactly why people are packing off to London for their vacations!

1

Westminster

This place is known as the political centre point and houses the world-famous Houses of Parliament and, of course, Big Ben! This iconic clocktower which chimes and rings every hour till today. Make sure to check out the Parliament Square where prominent political figures including Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela statues have been put up.

2

London Eye

Can you come to London and not visit the London Eye? No, you cannot. The eye is basically a giant Ferris wheel that offers spectacular views of the city. And after dusk, this will get lit up in colours of the season. It is also a centrepiece for the fireworks that take place in the New Year.

3

Hyde Park

This is the most popular park here in London and it is also the biggest one here. This park has a rich history and has hosted a few protests and demonstrations that have had a great impact. It also features 2 water bodies where you can go paddle-boarding, while you see white swans gliding by. This is also one of the best places for relaxing. If you want an accommodation close to Hyde Park you can look into a hotel in Bayswater the likes of Berjaya Eden Park London Hotel which is only 1 1/2 miles away.

4

Shoreditch

This is among the trendy parts of London and has undergone extensive development in recent years. It's the coolest and trendiest place in London and is known as the best nightlife spot. There are many eateries and bars where you can spend your evening here being thoroughly entertained.

5

Hampstead Heath

This is one of the biggest parks here in London that covers an area of almost 800 acres. It also sits right at the highest point of the city and therefore offers glorious views that you can only imagine. This park is home to vast areas, grassy fields and large ponds. If you want to break free from the city and want to relax surrounded by beautiful nature, then Hampstead heath is the one for you.

6

BFI

The British Film Institute or the BFI is the ultimate destination for movie lovers. This place shows movies every single day, from blockbusters to classics. There's also a shop and library for those individuals who would love to take their interest to another level. It has its own riverfront restaurant and bar that offer delicious meals. Therefore, after a busy day studying and exploring the place you can head to the restaurant for a quick bite and drink

7

Thames Cruise

The longest river in England leads into the North Sea and has been an essential means for water for many centuries and civilisations. Today, the river offers cruises that will take to iconic locations of London making it one of the best ways to explore the city.