World famous for its architecture, history and traditions, London is a city that never rests on its laurels. One can walk the streets of London, drenching the history of centuries and a wealth of heritage; enjoy the riot of exciting colour. Explore the vibrant cultural city bursting with ideas, entertainment and best things to do in London.
Various shopping districts
and street markets in London
offer everything from designer labels to bargain buys. Visit London's one of the most popular department stores - Harrods in Knightsbridge
. The 8-storey store is an ideal place for shoppers as well as a popular tourist attraction in London. Fantastic for window shopping, the food hall alone is worth a visit. Selfridges, another popular store among the Bollywood fraternity, has everything from fashionable designer clothes, high street brands, books, furniture and more. Marks & Spencer, Topshop, Primark and Zara on the Oxford Street in London
are some of the places to get your best buys.
From fighting to faith, London has its fair share of history. The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
are the right places to be while in London for jewellery, drawings, paintings, silver, prints and maps, ceramics, furniture, clocks sculpture, books, manuscripts, arms and armour, fans and textiles.
Ever thought of getting up, close and personal with some of your favorite Hollywood & Bollywood stars? Then mingle with the world's most celebrated figures at the most famous Madame Tussauds in London
. The museum displays some of the best wax world's collection commemorating well-known personalities, past and present. And now with Sachin Tendulkar set to enter the sticky, glutinous tunnel of fame, it is sure to engage visitors.
The London Eye
, the world's largest ferris wheel, offers breathtaking views of London whatever the weather, night or day. The best thing about the ride is that all the variety and activity lies beneath you as you take in the spectacular panorama. Not only that, one can look straight down at the River Thames winding through the city.
The London theatres
are another unforgettable experience. One can watch The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre
at Piccadilly Circus. The grandeur of the sets is certainly worth watching.
Just in case you come across incredibly peculiar, don't worry. You are in the weirdest, crazy and magnificent place located in the heart of Piccadilly Circus. Yes, believe it or not, Ripley's Believe It or Not museum presents more than 500 genuine, unique and incredible exhibits, from a four-metre long model of Tower Bridge in London
made out of matchsticks and an energetic T-Rex to the world's tallest man and Mini Cooper encrusted with 1,000,000 Swarovski crystals.
For those who would like to meet the animal life on earth face to face and discover over 650 amazing animal species in the heart of the capital, London Zoo
gives a great excuse for a big day out. In fact, if you want to see the largest and most stunning animals in the world, this is the perfect time to be there.
To explore all the best things in London, you will need best staying options - Hotels in central London
• The options range from Luxury London hotels in Paddington
area just minutes away from Paddington station and quick access to the Heathrow Express.
• 4 star Hyde Park Hotels
just 2 minutes walking distance from Paddington station and also close to Notting Hill, Bayswater and Queensway areas.
• Luxury Kensington hotels
close to Earls Court and Olympia exhibition centres as well as fashionable Knightsbridge and High Street Kensington shopping.
• Derby Hotel Kensington, a truly boutique style budget hotel in the heart of central London very ideal for families.
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