Top Tourist Attractions Of London
1.The London Eye
135 metres tall ferris wheel on the South Bank of Thames. It’s the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom and is visited by over 3.5 million people per year.
Opened in March 1997 as the London Aquarium, The Sea Life London Aquarium is visited by one million visitors per year and is the largest aquarium in London.
One of the most famous symbols of London and the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world.
4.Palace Of Westminster
Meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Those two houses form together the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Palace of Westminster is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.
Large, mainly Gothic church, next to the Palace of Westminster. westminster Abbey is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for British monarchs. Its construction was begun in 1245 by King Henry III.
Monument in Trafalgar Square, built in 1943 to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
7.View from the Shard
A 95-storey skyscraper in London with an open-air observation deck on the 72nd floor. It’s the tallest building in the European Union.
8.Tower of London
Historic castle on the north bank of Thames, founded in 1066. It has been a tourist attraction since at least the Elizabethan period and it’s still one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Official London residence of the British monarch built in 1705.
The most famous London bridge, located in the proximity of Tower Of London.
11.Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!
Franchise with collection of 20,000 photographs, 30,000 artifacts and more than 100,000 cartoon panels presenting unusual and bizarre events and items.
A wax museum displaying waxworks of historical, religious and royal figures, film stars, music stars, sports stars and infamous murderers.
13.ZSL London Zoo
The oldest scientific zoo in the world, opened on 27 April 1828. Popular tourist attraction with a collection of 755 species of animals, with 16,802 individuals.
Tourist attraction recreating various gory and macabre historical events in a humorous style, which id aimed at younger audiences. It uses a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides.
15.St Paul’s Cathedral
Church dating back to the 17th century and designed in the English Baroque style. It was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1962 and it’s the second largest church building in the United Kingdom.