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Why London Should Be On Everybody's Bucket List

By
Monica Gibson
on
October 1, 2019

Being home to several cultures with a history of over 2,000 years, London is one of the most diverse & vibrant cities in the world. Here are some reasons why London is on everyone’s bucket list.

Free London Attractions

One of the most incredible things about London is its abundance of attractions. The city features a large number of famous sights including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye. There are also a wide range of free attractions. You can access some of the finest museums in the city like the National Gallery, the National History Museum, the Science Museum, and the British free of charge. In addition, there are several free art galleries, free walking tours, historic palaces, & kids activities.

Spectacular Skyline

Once you have fully enjoyed experiencing London from the ground, admire the city from above. The iconic London skyline features one of the most magnificent buildings in the world including the St Paul’s Cathedral. There are also plenty of new buildings, bars, and restaurants from where you can enjoy fascinating panoramic views of the city including the London Eye and The Shard.

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It's a Foodie City

London has some of the best cuisine in the world and features a wide range of bars and restaurants. Since Londoners love trying out every new thing, they are always quick to embrace every new global food trend. The city’s bar scene is also varied ranging from rooftop bars, champagne lounges, and riverside pubs. In fact, there are more than 7,000 pubs scattered all over the city.

Visit the Theater

If you are one of those people who loves theaters then you should be more than excited to visit London. Apart from Broadway found in New York, London is the only other place where you will see the best shows and performers. The city has one of the best theater scenes on the planet which is the reason it attracts some of the best talents. From classic plays to long-running musicals, you will be sure to find a wide variety of live performances in the theaters by popular actors.

Shopping Scene

Whether you have some money to spare or have a budget, there is no better city in the world to shop for a wide range of affordable products than London. Oxford Street and the markets near the city center including Portobello Road are great for getting all the local London artifacts and souvenirs.

Attend a Sporting Event

You will never run short of sporting events to attend in London. The city boasts the top football league in the world, the English Premier League. In fact, a large number of London’s football teams like Manchester United and Arsenal have entertained fans globally. Apart from football, London is also home to some of the biggest and most prestigious sporting locations including the Wimbledon for lawn tennis, the Twickenham for rugby, and the Lords for cricket.

Affordable Accommodations & Tour Guides

In London, there are accommodations to suit all types of tastes and budgets. Whether you are looking for a famous luxury hotel or a cheaper guest house, you will be sure to find and book it with less effort. In addition to accommodations, there are some hotels that also offer tour guide services to their customers. Apart from hotels, tourists can hire the services of a tour guide with much ease from anywhere in the city.

Visit London

Ready to visit London? We offer two trips that end in this vibrant city. Check out our Scotland & London trip as well as our Ireland, Scotland & London trip for more details!

Monica Gibson
Monica has been researching self-development for the past two years and is now off traveling the world. Her mission is to inspire others to live their dream lives and be the person to whom they say; "Because of you, I never gave up". She helps tourists with tour guiding - so get in touch with her if you want a special tour.

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