Top 5 London Attractions at a Glance

London is a beehive of activity. From food and entertainment, to cultural centers and history, this city has it all. There are also many quirky and fun places you can visit for a truly unique experience. Here are our top 5 London attractions to discover the city.

Tower of London

William the Conqueror's White Tower

Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of the most popular destinations in the city. The structure is nearly 1,000 years old and represents the real grandeur of the kingdom. Walk through the grand halls, huge corridors and rooms at the tower. You can visit the king’s chambers at the fort as well. All through the tour, our guide will narrate real stories about torture, murders and the other gory incidents that characterize the fort’s history. Start your day with this amazing castle on our Full Day London Tours.

British Museum

Inside The British Museum

The British Museum

The British Museum contains some of the best exhibits in the world. You can see the Rosetta Stone, ancient artworks, hieroglyphics and Egyptian mummies, among other famous artifacts. On the whole, there are around eight million exhibits on display at the British Museum, which spans around one million square feet and is a pleasure to explore, especially with an expert guide on one of our British Museum tours.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, the home of the Queen of England, is a must visit when you come to London. The palace is open to the public between August and September every year. On a guided tour with City Wonders, you get to visit the State Rooms and see an exhibition of unique items such as the Queen’s wedding dress, elaborate table settings, huge chandeliers, exquisite French and British furniture and carved thrones. Get an insider's look at the Royal Family on our Buckingham Palace tour with afternoon tea.

St Pauls

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral is a spectacular building. The domed cathedral stands as an example of marvelous Neoclassic architecture. When you visit the cathedral, you can visit the Whispering Gallery which is known for its excellent acoustics. Next, you climb up to the Golden Gallery. As you continue climbing up, you finally reach the dome and can appreciate its grandeur more closely.

Big Ben Londons eye

Big Ben

Big Ben

The world’s biggest chiming clock, the "Great Bell", is located in London at the north end of Westminster Palace, and it is definitely worth visiting. It is better known as “Big Ben”. Standing at over 300 feet tall, Big Ben, has over 334 stone steps arranged in spirals, and was opened in 1859. You'll have to admire it from the outside, as only UK residents are allowed to enter the clock tower.

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