London in a nutshell
The fascinating history and sights all over London is one of the most popular destinations for travelers. Being a huge city as it is, you should expect a lot of things to do, attractions to see and different cultures to take all in. surely you will visit and leave London never the same person, with all the energy and ideas bustling all over the place surely this is one vacation you do not want to end.
The largest city and the capital for both United Kingdom and England, this vast city has the population of over 14 million for the cityâ€™s metropolitan area. Other than geographical size and population, London today is still the worldâ€™s center for politics, finance and trade, culture and of fashion. With the diversity which London can offer, there are a lot of sights that can intrigue tourists all over the city.
The budget that you have depends on what kind of vacationing in London you could have. Touring all of London can be very overwhelming with all the endless things that could be done; you wonâ€™t even know where to begin. There are a lot of options of what you can do all over London, if you are visiting a family member or a friend then that reduces your hassle. But if youâ€™re not, you can visit the cityâ€™s attractions by yourself and a map, which if you ask me is truly a great adventure. But, if youâ€™re not that aggressive and might be a little scared to get lost then it is best to hire a guide who can help you find special scenic places to go to.
London Historical Attractions There are a few popular sights around London which you shouldnâ€™t miss; luckily some of the most visited sights can be accommodated in your tight budget since it is free. While some makes you pay a certain fee to enjoy it.
No visit to London will be complete without seeing the Changing of the Guard tradition. If youâ€™re traveling in the summer, take note that the Queenâ€™s Guard changes in the forecourt inside the gates of Buckingham Palace everyday at 11:30 in the morning, if youâ€™re touring on winter months, this military traditions happen every other day at the same time. Some royal sights are the Buckingham palace which is one destination that is exciting. Imagine yourself walking into State Rooms where the Queen and her Royal family take residence.
Trafalgar Square the most iconic sight in London, never miss out nelsonâ€™s Columns and the four lion statues. Before this was where feeding pigeons have become popular but today because of diseases possibly spreading it has been discouraged.
Londonâ€™s Art The Museum of London, British Museum and the Natural History Museum are the three major places where you can learn Londonâ€™s history in an exciting way. Relive Londonâ€™s past and history by taking time to visit these places. If youâ€™re into art and Londonâ€™s art scene then a visit to art galleries such as Tate Modern and Tate Britain are one of Londonâ€™s national art galleries; enjoy genres of contemporary art, and the pieces from the sixteenth century to present day modern artworks.
Londonâ€™s Entertainment You would think a ferryâ€™s wheel is just made for kids, not this kind though. The London Eye is one of the most poplar tourist attractions and surely your vacation will be incomplete if you donâ€™t get to be in it, the 32 capsules gives you a 360 degree view of all of London which is absolutely breathtaking. London is also known for their street performers. From artists, to special acts, they entice their audience to take part of the performance making it more fun and lively.
Intrigued already? I know I am with all these sights and attractions to look forward to.Â So what are you waiting for? Itâ€™s about time to plan that awesome trip and why not make your next destination trip â€“ LONDON!