Here is a list of some of the most visited tourist attractions in London, from the Tower of London to the London Eye, there is something on the list for everyone. The best thing about this list is that the majority of the attractions can be visited free of charge, London really is a cultural center. Remember to book some great accommodation, check out Hostelbookers to find the best deals out there.
The Tate Modern
Sitting on the banks of the River Thames is the UK’s national museum of modern and contemporary art. It’s situated inside an old power station which means that the building is simply striking. Once you walk through the doors you will be able to see exhibitions from some of today’s leading artists. You should head to the restaurant to enjoy the great views of the city. The best thing is that it won’t cost you a penny!
The Tower of London
This is one of the most famous buildings that the world has to offer. Head inside and take a tour with the famous Yeoman Warders, with your guide you will discover everything about the 900 year history. Discover about the time it was a royal palace, prison and place of execution, jewel house, arsenal and a zoo. This is one of the most historic place that you can visit in London, whilst it may not be free, it certainly is worth visiting.
If you want to come to London and meet the celebrities, then a trip to Madame Tussauds is must. Here you will come face to face with some of the most recognisable people in the world. You can meet everyone from Royalty to Brad Pitt. Unfortunately these famous people won’t change their poses, but they will make for a great photo.
The London Eye is probably over rivalled by the Shard when it comes to the most striking structure in London’s skyline. What’s best is that it is the highest observation wheel in the world, and can hold over 700 people at a time. Step inside one of the the 10 tonne capsules to get the best views of the cities best 55 landmarks, whats best is that it only takes half an hour.
The British Museum is one of the most famous museums in the world. Here you will discover exhibitions that show works of man dating from prehistoric times to the modern day from all over the world. Another place where you will get free entry!