We have collected the top 20 things to do in London
London is the capital of England and also its most populous city. It’s a frequently visited place throughout the year, especially since it reflects the two thousand years it has withstood. It’s architecture is varied, and consists of much older buildings as well as modern ones. It’s the heart of the British people in every aspect, and is the seat of power for the Queen of the United Kingdom, and the (British) Commonwealth in a broader sense. People who would like to visit London may do so in any time of the year, as there are lots of programs and events that one may want to visit. As there are many things to do in London which shouldn’t be missed, we have collected a list of the top 20 things to do while you are there.
- Big Ben
There is no better attraction to start the list with then the Big Ben, one of the most recognizable symbols of London and the United Kingdom. Some people don’t know, but the Big Ben is actually the name of the bell inside the clock tower, and not the tower itself. The name of the tower is the Elizabeth Tower. The tower is frequently used in movies due to its beauty and because its well known.
The Big Ben is part of a building known as the Palace of Westminster. This palace, found on the bank of the River Thames, houses the Parliament of the United Kingdom and two main bodies it consists of, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Visitors can see both the inside and outside of this beautiful building, which is often referred to as the heart of British politics, due to its function.
If you want to see more breathtaking photos of London, check our collection of these amazing aerial photos. Or if you want to see other places that are frequently used in movies, you can check some of them here.