London and the whole of the UK in general is not renowned for having the greatest weather, even in the summer, but visitors do not come to the UK to sit on a beach and do nothing. Visitors coming to London want to experience what this great cosmopolitan city has to offer. Those looking for culture and those that enjoy fine arts have an abundance of museums and galleries to choose from, such as the British Museum, the National Gallery and the Tate Modern to name but a few. If you are looking to experience the ‘Royal London’ then such attractions like The Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle and of course Buckingham Palace offer great experiences and an insight in to the British Royal Family past and present. London has great experiences for the children as well with the London Dungeon, Madame Tussauds, the London Zoo and the Aquarium. The river cruises along the Thames and the London Ducktours are a great way to see the sites of the city and for the best panoramic view of the whole of London you must try the London Eye, the world’s tallest observation wheel that gives views for 40 kilometres on a clear day.
London is one of those cities that likes to work hard and play hard and as such London’s nightlife is second to none. There are literally thousands of bars and clubs all across London with some of the most popular areas for tourists being the West End and Soho, which is where you might be able to spot a celebrity or two at the same time. The West End is famous for its theatres and with all the big name shows, and smaller fringe ones too, there is a show to suit everyone including shows such as Joseph, The Lion King, Avenue Q, Grease, Chicago, Les Misérables and many many more. If you are in to your music then London offers a great choice of famous DJ’s, Jazz cafes and, Opera’s and classical music venues for all ages and tastes.
There is as much to choose from when dining out in London as there is a choice of places to see and things to do during the day. London can now quite rightly consider itself one of the culinary capital’s of the world with an ever growing choice of restaurants that cater for all tastes and budgets. According to a recent article in Restaurant magazine, London boasts 11 of the top 50 restaurants in the world. London really does cater for everyone from good cheap jellied eels in Bow Market to the expensive fine dining at Claridges and the Ritz. One thing is certain when visiting London, you won’t go hungry!
Whatever your particular desire is to spend time in London, there is something here to keep you entertained and educated at the time. London is for everyone and everyone should experience what this great city has to offer. The Internet Traveller can help you plan and book your perfect weekend break to London with our great choice of London hotels and sightseeing tours on offer.
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