Someone has right said London is always a good idea. The ever buzzing and vibrant character of this city attracts one and all. No matter what’s the weather or the season, one can never run out of things to do in London. It’s always ideal to stay in the central part of the city, as its here where you get the best attractions, events, and things that will keep you happily engaged.
To get the best of London, book your stay at the luxurious London City Suites by Montcalm Hotel. Located in the heart of the city, it will keep you close to attractions, main London events and places every visitor wants to explore. In this hotel, you can enjoy a relaxed and comfortable stay in the heart of the city- which is a rare find. Each suite here is carefully designed with the right blend of modern and traditional. The interiors are truly mesmerising and leave a calming effect on guests. Offering great facilities like free wi-fi, LCD TVs, and the service of hospitable staff will make you feel like home here. Plus, here you enjoy the benefit of being located close to the public transport options that help you commute easily and swiftly from destination to another.
Once you have booked your stay in these comfortable suites, here’s a list of fun-filled things you can do in and around this area:
The Barbican Gallery
0.1 miles away from the London City Suites, this attraction is great for lovers of art and others. This is place is popular for displaying the works of famous artists, painters and designers. Check out their website to know what’s on and select the things you want to see and do. This place can be hired for private exhibitions and events too. You can buy some artsy stuff from the shop here and even chill at the in-premises café.
Where: Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
Thursday & Friday: 10am- 9pm
At the same location you will find the Barbican Centre. It is one of the main performing arts centre in the city abs the largest of its kind in Europe. Here you can witness classical and contemporary music concerts, theatre performances, film screening and art exhibitions. The Centre is also home to a library, a conservatory and three restaurants. The famous London Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra are based in this centre’s Concert Hall. A great location for the lovers of arts, culture and performing arts, the building’s architecture is also spectacular.
Where: Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
Whitecross Street Market:
This market is a great attraction for city workers and people who value the fresh British produce. You can come here for high quality food, have here or buy things that you would like to use in your cooking. Ideally located in the heart of the city, this place is perfect to hang out with friends and family on a sunny/clear weather day. From burritos to pizzas and more mouth-watering street food, this market should be a must do on ever foodies list.
Where: 13 Whitecross St, London EC1Y
Timings: Monday- Friday: 11:30am- 3pm
Museum of London
One of the top attractions of London, this place is a must do for all visitors. Under this roof, you will find the complete history of the city. Located on the London wall, here you will discover the stories of early settlers to the modern settlers in the city of London. Things you can explore and experience here are some permanent galleries, seasonal exhibitions, displays, events, talks, walks, interactive workshops and some free events that discuss the past and future of the city. The museum is also home to a couple of great cafes where you can enjoy a good meal and take some rest while you are exploring every corner of this museum.
Where: 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN
Timings: Monday- Sunday: 10am-6pm
The Blood and Tears Walk
This experience is for the brave heart. Exploring the dark side of the city this tour is an adventurous experience to do. London’s Horror walk is an expert tour guide that covers infamous Jack the Ripper, various execution sites in London, hear the stories of some grave robbers, theories and conspiracies about some gory incidents, discover secret tunnels and shady corners of London. It will be hard to question the horror bits as your guide is also the researcher and author of the book- Bloody London, and that will make things scarier for you. A truly gripping and worth-it experience, it is a spooky yet fun thing to do with friends and family in the dark corners and lanes of London.
Where: Starts: Outside Barbican Tube station, Ends: Holborn Tube Station
Timings: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 7pm (Approx. 2 hours)
The Artillery Arms
Believe it or not, the traditional way of having a British style pub-grub is also a must do experience when you are in UK and specially in London. London has many famous and old, traditional pub, serving the classic British food in every zone. But when you are in central London you must go to the famous The Artillery Arms pub. This traditional bar/pub has the classic pub look with a dark wood bar, dado panelling, high ceilings and the famous brick walls. Plus, on the menu and bar list you will find the classic British favourites making you feel like a local Londoner.
Where: 102 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8ND
Tuesday- Saturday: 12pm- 11pm
Street Art London Tours
Many trending parts of London are famous for their street art. The street and alley walls are stunning painted with portraits, sceneries, large graffities and abstracts that will leave you awestruck. The Street Art London tour is walk through these marvels, discovering the talent of these street art painters and artists. With a friendly guide and other interested walkers, this walk is fun journey that you will always cherish. You even break for lunch and walk together that gives you a chance to make new friends and fully enjoy this beauty of London.
Where: 95A Rivington St, London EC2A 3AY
Monday- Sunday: 9am- 6pm