The City of London, the capital of United Kingdom is a year-round tourist destination. London is the largest city in Europe and located astride the famous river of Thames. This is the home for most of the international organizations and the city is headed by the Lord Mayor of London. London is considered as both business and tourist destination and visited by millions of people annually. London is considered an expensive city in the world and even though its home for many foreign migrants, still keeping its traditional heritage and surrounding. Many events taken place in London annually and city provides a good transport system also.
Visitors to London are able to enjoy access to some of the more iconic and exciting tourist attractions in the world. Here's our guide to help you make the most of the incredible sights on offer. Our top ten attractions are as follows:
- British Museum
- National Gallery
- National History Museum
- Tate Modern
- The London Eye
- Science Museum
- Victoria and Albert Museum
- Tower of London
- Loyal Museums Greenwich
- Madame Tussauds
Hotels in London
London is plentiful with beautiful hotels which are dedicated for great service. Good freshly cooked breakfast, friendly staff, busy atmospheric bar. Good attention to details, including bed turn down & fresh towels. Really good find & reasonably priced for all sorts of budgets. The rooms are European standards but beautifully furnished. The staff are ready to make your stay an exceptional one. The concierge bookes a couple of restaurants for you and gives some great tips on local hang outs.
Where to Stay
Assuming you are arriving at Heathrow we would you to try somewhere in South Kensington or Bloomsbury as both are on the direct tube line from Heathrow. If you are arriving at Gatwick then somewhere in Victoria or the London Bridge area would be suitable. The Citidines - Trafalgar Square is also a terrific location. Short walk to The Eye, and lots of other London Sights - Charring Cross and Embankment Stations are literally minutes away. There are districts geared to budget travellers, districts better for access to nightlife/theatre or shopping, districts that are more convenient for each of London’s 5 airports. Some districts are more expensive at weekends, others during the week, All the main hotel districts are perfectly safe and all are well served by public transport. There is not the equivalent of a 'downtown' area.
How to Reach Your Hotel from Heathrow
Trains offer the quickest link between Heathrow and central London. There are two services to choose from. Heathrow Express: With a journey time of 15 minutes between the airport and London Paddington, and departures every 15 minutes, Heathrow Express offers the fastest journey time.Visit Heathrow Express online: www.heathrowexpress.com Heathrow Connect: Stopping service to London, calling at local stations in west London and reaching Paddington in 26 minutesRail-air bus links: Bus services link Heathrow with the national rail network at Feltham, Reading, Woking and Watford Junction.