The British Museum is home to one of the largest collections of human history known to man. Under its impressive roof resides over 8 million pieces dedicated to the documentation of civilisation. During your next stay in London, make sure to visit the British Museum and see its legendary artefacts – beautiful and pristine as if preserved in time. Top things to see include the Rosetta Stone and, of course, the Egyptian mummies. Every nook and cranny of this historical paradise is filled with wonders to behold.
Kensington Palace was Queen Victoria’s childhood home during the late 19th century. Nowadays, this Palace is a free museum dedicated to the documentation of the life and times of Queen Victoria and the society that so heavily influenced. Not only is the palace and its gardens absolutely stunning, but it feels as though you’re stepping into a time machine when surrounded with such ornate finery.
Big Ben is one of the most iconic buildings in London and is a majestic wonder to behold. This clock tower (built in 1859) can be heard chiming throughout Central London, acting as an apt soundtrack to your London excursions. The equally stunning Westminster Palace, the centre of British politics, is directly connected to Big Ben.
This palace is home to Her Majesty the Queen herself and is nothing short of awe inspiring to look at. Take yourself on a tour of the grounds and dive head first into a world of English royalty and finery. One of the most seminal icons of English culture.
First built in the 17th century as a hunting ground for King Henry VIII, this park has always been a crucial part of London’s identity. It is an expanse of lush green English scenery that spans over 350 acres and is home to some of the most important pieces of English heritage. For example, the famous Peter Pan statue has stood in Hyde Park for over one hundred years.
Standing in the centre of Trafalgar Square makes you feel like you’re standing in the heart of London. The square itself is adorned with gorgeous statues, art galleries, Churches, restaurants, bars… and just about everything you could want! Say hello to one of Trafalgar Square’s famous lion statues, watch some street performers work their magic or simply have a moment to take it all in.
Madame Tussauds is a famous wax museum in Central London. Ever wanted to meet The Beatles, Gwen Stefani, Marilyn Monroe, Katy Perry and Prince William all in the flesh? Well, we can’t promise you that, but what we can promise you is an experience like no other as you meet their uncanny wax counterparts at Madame Tussuads. It’s breathtaking and unlike anything you have ever seen before. Also, Madame Tussuads is only 20 minutes away from your accommodation in London at London City Suites Barbican, which makes it a perfect easy to get to day out!