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Top 10 London Stuff To Do – Fun in The Capital!

London is essentially a family travel destination and the city is teeming with many fun things to see and do. Here are some experiences definitely worth having & sites worth visiting when in the city.

1

The Tower of London

Here is a famous fortress which has served as royal palace, prison, armoury and even a zoo. Reach those ancient stones and many dark secrets that are kept hidden beneath as fortified vaults shine with priceless jewels and historic uniformed Beefeaters stroll the grounds. You can reach the Tower of London as you get to Central London, just a short distance from the River Thames.

2

Tower Bridge

The Tower Bridge stands for London's industrial excellence. Its hydraulic bascules (drawbridges) and 11,000-tonne steel framework will hold you in for much surprise. More than 128 years old, the Tower Bridge was built as a solution to relieve the East End congestion with both roads and foot passages.

3

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is of course the oldest castle in the world still occupied by England's royal family. The castle is noted for its long association with the English and later British royal family and also for its architecture. It is easy to plan your schedule when you stay at a centrally located London luxury hotel such as Metropolitan by COMO, London.

4

The London Eye

This massive Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London will catch the attention of any tourist. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, its official name was initially published as the British Airways London Eye. It was later named as the Coca-Cola London Eye, as result of an agreement signed in 2014.

5

Tibits Restaurant

This is a must go restaurant if you are a vegetarian or a vegan. They have fresh and delicious cuisine prepared especially for you with a menu of more than 40 homemade vegetarian and vegan salads, hot dishes, soups, freshly pressed juices and desserts from all over the world.

6

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum is very popular among London's tourists. It is home to decorative arts and design, plus a permanent collection of more than 4.5 million objects. Founded in 1852, it was named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The museum is located in Brompton district of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

7

British Museum

Here is an opportunity to visit the world's greatest museum for no fee at all. The museum is home to works from prehistoric to modern times, from around the world. Its other highlights include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and the mummies in the Ancient Egypt collection.

8

Tate Modern

Tate Modern is England's national museum of modern and contemporary art. You can see this museum perched grandly on the banks of the Thames in its unique form.

9

Big Ben

Big Ben is a household name known across the world for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. Officially the tower is known as the Elizabeth Tower. In the tower is the world's second largest four-faced chiming clock.

10

Madame Tussauds

Along the passages of Madame Tussauds, you will see 250 years of extraordinary history unfold. Many millions of visitors have gathered at the Madame Tussauds to encounter the wax celebrities and notable personalities of the past and the present.