Places to Visit in London
Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower) is one of Places to Visit in London.

1. Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower)

9.6
Parliament Sq (Bridge St), London, Greater London
Monument / Landmark · Westminster · 496 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Big Ben refers to the 13 ton bell in the clock tower of Westminster Palace. Opinion is divided as to whether it was named after the then Commissioner of Works, or a famous prize-fighter of the time.

The London Eye is one of Places to Visit in London.

2. The London Eye

9.3
Westminster Bridge Rd (Belvedere Rd), London, Greater London
Monument / Landmark · Waterloo · 799 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: There’s no more iconic landmark in the capital than the London Eye, which is why the Big Boy is going all-out this year to celebrate its 10th b-day. A number of events are lined up for it. Read more.

Trafalgar Square is one of Places to Visit in London.

3. Trafalgar Square

9.4
Trafalgar Sq, London, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 463 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL FACT: Located in the heart of London, this popular square is the backdrop for many well-known films and TV shows, and is a common meeting place for events and festivals.

Tower of London is one of Places to Visit in London.

4. Tower of London

9.4
Tower Hill, London, Greater London
Castle · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 491 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: The best place to visit if you want to learn more about London’s history. And of course it houses the Crown Jewels, the most famous jewellery collection in the world

Westminster Abbey is one of Places to Visit in London.

5. Westminster Abbey

20 Dean's Yard, London, Greater London
Church · Westminster · 215 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Westminster Abbey was built by Edward the Confessor and completed just before his death in 1065. Since William the Conqueror all the kings & queens of England have been crowned here.

British Museum is one of Places to Visit in London.

6. British Museum

9.5
Great Russell St (btwn Montague & Bloomsbury), London, Greater London
History Museum · Bloomsbury · 738 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The British Museum began from the collection of naturalist Sir Hans Sloane which he left to the nation on his death in 1753. Now it houses 7 million objects including more than 100 Egyptian mummies.

St Paul's Cathedral is one of Places to Visit in London.

7. St Paul's Cathedral

9.2
St Paul's Church Yard, London, Greater London
Church · City of London · 237 tips and reviews

Sony Xperia™ FootballSony Xperia™ Football: One of London's most iconic landmarks offers a spectacular view, if you have a head for heights that is.

Tower Bridge is one of Places to Visit in London.

8. Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge Rd, London, Greater London
Bridge · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 324 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: This iconic London landmark even has a private venue for hire, with wonderful views over the City. Is it London’s most stylish party venue?

Buckingham Palace is one of Places to Visit in London.

9. Buckingham Palace

8.9
Buckingham Palace Rd, London, Greater London
Palace · Green Park · 742 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, George III acquired it in 1762 as a private house. It became an official royal residence in the reign of Queen Victoria, when it was greatly enlarged.

Piccadilly Circus is one of Places to Visit in London.

10. Piccadilly Circus

9.2
Piccadilly Circus, London, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 475 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL FACT: In British culture, the name implies a bussing about with people. Piccadilly Circus is referred to the Times Square of London.

Covent Garden Market is one of Places to Visit in London.

11. Covent Garden Market

9.3
The Piazza, London, Greater London
Market · City of Westminster · 236 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: The market is bustling with shoppers, tourists and performers on the weekend. Except for the many restaurants and cafes, there is also the famous Royal Opera.

Madame Tussauds is one of Places to Visit in London.

12. Madame Tussauds

9.1
Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, Greater London
Museum · 383 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Marie Tussaud, born in Strasbourg in 1761, made her first wax figure of the great French philosopher Voltaire in 1777. She opened a museum in London in 1835.

13. Apple Store, Covent Garden

9.3
No. 1-7 The Piazza, London, Greater London
Electronics Store · City of Westminster · 260 tips and reviews

macnewsmacnews: One of the most popular Apple Stores in Europe!

Natural History Museum is one of Places to Visit in London.

14. Natural History Museum

9.4
Cromwell Rd (Exhibition Rd), Queen's Gate, Greater London
History Museum · 422 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Opened in 1881, the museum facade uses terracotta tiles which were resistant to the soot of Victorian London. The largest of the famous dinosaur skeletons in the central hall is a diplodocus.

Science Museum is one of Places to Visit in London.

15. Science Museum

9.3
Exhibition Rd, Queen's Gate, Greater London
Science Museum · 375 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Much of the collection was inherited from the Museum of Patents (est 1858) and includes early locomotives such as Stephenson’s Rocket and Puffing Billy, and the first jet engine.

Royal Albert Hall is one of Places to Visit in London.

16. Royal Albert Hall

9.6
Kensington Gore, Queen's Gate, Greater London
Concert Hall · 167 tips and reviews

Otel.comOtel.com: Holding concerts of The Beatles and Led Zeppelin, and events attended by personalities like The Queen and the Dalai Lama, this hall never fails to hold great shows. Box Office open 9am - 9pm daily.

Hyde Park is one of Places to Visit in London.

17. Hyde Park

9.7
Serpentine Rd, London, Greater London
Park · City of Westminster · 731 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL TIP: Surf the web while you are in London - a lot of great artists perform in the Park

London King's Cross Railway Station (KGX) is one of Places to Visit in London.

18. London King's Cross Railway Station (KGX)

8.0
Euston Rd (York Way), London, Greater London
Train Station · 250 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: King's Cross Station is used again in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) as platform 9¾, really platform 4, from where the Hogwart's express departs, this time without Harry and Ron.

Dominion Theatre is one of Places to Visit in London.

19. Dominion Theatre

8.9
268-269 Tottenham Court Rd, London, Greater London
Theater · Bloomsbury · 54 tips and reviews

J MusicalsJ Musicals: For lovers of true rock and Queen 'We Will Rock You' at Dominion is a chance to listen to many of the band's songs live on stage. For others, this is another London's must-see musical.

Portobello Road is one of Places to Visit in London.

20. Portobello Road

9.4
Portobello Rd, London, Greater London
Road · Pembridge · 33 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: Antiques, Music & Food while strolling Notting Hill. Must try the Paella.

Portobello Road Market is one of Places to Visit in London.

21. Portobello Road Market

9.2
Portobello Rd, London, Greater London
Flea Market · Kensington and Chelsea · 256 tips and reviews

LufthansaLufthansa: London’s most exciting market has it all: antiques, food, streetwear and even typically British bits and pieces.

Abbey Road Studios is one of Places to Visit in London.

22. Abbey Road Studios

8.9
3 Abbey Rd. (Garden Rd.), London, Greater London
Recording Studio · Abbey Road · 55 tips and reviews

beatlestweetsbeatlestweets: Made famous, of course, by The Beatles. Don't forget to walk over the crossing and savour the moment.

London Bridge is one of Places to Visit in London.

23. London Bridge

9.0
A3 London Bridge (btwn City of London and Southwark), London, Greater London
Bridge · City of London · 112 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: London Bridge was once crowded with buildings and prone to fires. It survived the 1666 Great Fire because an earlier fire had destroyed houses at the north end, creating a fire break!

Founder's Arms is one of Places to Visit in London.

24. Founder's Arms

8.5
52 Hopton St, South Bank, Greater London
Pub · 122 tips and reviews

Good Pub Guide .Good Pub Guide .: Superb location, with outstanding terrace views along the Thames, and handy for south bank attractions; decent efficiently served food Read more.

The Travel Bookshop is one of Places to Visit in London.

25. The Travel Bookshop

13 Blenheim Cres, Kensington, Greater London
Bookstore · Kensington and Chelsea · 3 tips and reviews

Otel.comOtel.com: A small, quiet place for book lovers, and one of the inspirations for Hugh Grant’s character in Notting Hill. Open from 10am to 6pm Mon-Sat and 12pm-5pm Sun. 13-15 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill.

The Anchor is one of Places to Visit in London.

26. The Anchor

7.7
34 Park St, Greater London, Greater London
Pub · South Bank · 104 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: Sat at tables outside Ethan Hunt congratulates Luther Stickell on being reinstated from the disavowed agent list and bids him goodbye in Mission: Impossible (1996).

The London Beatles Store is one of Places to Visit in London.

27. The London Beatles Store

8.0
231-233 Baker St (Melcombe St), Marylebone, Greater London
Gift Shop · 18 tips and reviews

beatlestweetsbeatlestweets: Visit the London Beatles Store, for the world's largest selection of Beatles memorabilia!

Greenwich Park is one of Places to Visit in London.

28. Greenwich Park

9.6
Romney Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Greenwich West · 134 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: In 1894 a French anarchist named Martial Bourdin was carrying a bomb through the park to the Observatory when it exploded and killed him. No one knows why he had decided to target the Observatory.

Royal Observatory is one of Places to Visit in London.

29. Royal Observatory

8.7
Blackheath Ave, London, Greater London
Observatory · Greenwich West · 84 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: Set in a stunning park, and sitting precisely on the Prime Meridian of the world, the Royal Observatory is a great way to spend an afternoon in South London.

Hampton Court Palace is one of Places to Visit in London.

30. Hampton Court Palace

9.4
Hampton Court Rd, Hampton, Greater London
Palace · Hampton · 91 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This grand Tudor palace was built by Henry VIII’s Lord Chancellor Cardinal Wolsey, but passed to the king in 1529. His 4th queen Catherine Howard is said to haunt the gallery outside the chapel.

Regent's Park is one of Places to Visit in London.

31. Regent's Park

9.7
Chester Rd, London, Greater London
Park · 261 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: We like to work off all the day’s consumption with some football.

Oxford Street is one of Places to Visit in London.

32. Oxford Street

Oxford St, London, Greater London
Road · Mayfair · 314 tips and reviews

DHR.comDHR.com: Considered as London's shopping Mecca, this place is home to department stores like John Lewis and Selfridges and flagship stores like Debenhams and Zara. There are 300 more stores to choose from.

Leicester Square is one of Places to Visit in London.

33. Leicester Square

8.9
Leicester Sq, London, Greater London
Plaza · Leicester Square · 239 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Begin with the venerable discount theatre ticket booth, TKTS, in Leicester Square (tkts.co.uk): try to arrive well before opening time (9am) to get the best choice of shows for the evening.

Stonehenge is one of Places to Visit in London.

34. Stonehenge

8.7
Off A344 Rd, Amesbury, Wiltshire
Historic Site · 218 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL FACT: These well-known groups of standing stones are one of the Seven Wonders of the Medieval World.

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is one of Places to Visit in London.

35. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

9.5
Cromwell Rd, Queen's Gate, Greater London
Art Museum · Queen's Gate, London, Greater London · 510 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: Make sure to check out the new acquisitions room to see the latest items acquired by the museum.

St James's Park is one of Places to Visit in London.

36. St James's Park

9.6
The Mall, London, Greater London
Park · City of Westminster · 200 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: Looking for the pelicans? Head to the eastern end of the lake, near.

Green Park is one of Places to Visit in London.

37. Green Park

9.4
Piccadilly (Constitution Hill), London, Greater London
Park · Green Park · 159 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The green, triangle-shaped expanse of leafy land just beyond the Ritz is Green Park. Read more.

Alice's is one of Places to Visit in London.

38. Alice's

86 Portobello Road, Kensington, Greater London
Antique Shop · Pembridge · No tips or reviews
The Ritz is one of Places to Visit in London.

39. The Ritz

9.1
150 Piccadilly, London, Greater London
Hotel · 96 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Rivoli Bar at the Ritz - Great place to get a drink Read more.

Harrods is one of Places to Visit in London.

40. Harrods

9.3
87-135 Brompton Rd, London, Greater London
Department Store · Brompton · 838 tips and reviews

VogueVogue: Harrods’ magical Christmas window display was created with the help of Oscar de la Renta, Valentino and Marchesa, who dressed Disney’s fairy-tale princesses. See the gowns here: bit.ly/TR7FPp Read more.

Alice's Shop Oxford is one of Places to Visit in London.

41. Alice's Shop Oxford

8.2
83 St Aldates, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Gift Shop · 5 tips and reviews
Camden Town is one of Places to Visit in London.

42. Camden Town

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 121 tips and reviews

Citizens AdviceCitizens Advice: In the area around here we saw 58% more threatened homelessness related problems than last year but enquiries about social housing rent arrears were down 18%.

Waterloo London Underground Station is one of Places to Visit in London.

43. Waterloo London Underground Station

York Rd (at Station App), London, Greater London
Metro Station · Waterloo · 19 tips and reviews

British Transport PoliceBritish Transport Police: Pickpockets operate in this area, so always keep your valuables hidden and your bag zipped up. Watch the ‘tricks of pickpockets’ and the tell-tale signs at http://goo.gl/UfI24 Read more.

Waterloo Bridge is one of Places to Visit in London.

44. Waterloo Bridge

8.7
Waterloo Bridge, London, Greater London
Bridge · London · 73 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The second bridge here was completed in 1945. Because there was a war on, much of the work was carried out by women and so this used to be known as ‘the ladies’ bridge’.

The Drunken Monkey is one of Places to Visit in London.

45. The Drunken Monkey

6.9
222 Shoreditch High St, London, Greater London
Bar · Shoreditch · 71 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Lipsmackingly good duck & pork delicacies added to the menu; both meats are cooked the traditional way. We particularly like the Barbecued Char Siu Pork, which is best washed down with a Monkey Mojito Read more.

Punch & Judy is one of Places to Visit in London.

46. Punch & Judy

7.2
40 The Market, London, Greater London
Pub · covent g · 46 tips and reviews

MarvMarv: Always good to stand on the balcony in the sun with a pint!

The Harp is one of Places to Visit in London.

47. The Harp

9.0
47 Chandos Pl, Covent Garden, Greater London
Pub · Charing Cross · 127 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "An oasis of calm and good cheer amid the noise and chaos of Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square. Real ales, often from local breweries such as Meantime and Ascot Ales, are the draw..." Read more.

Marble Arch is one of Places to Visit in London.

48. Marble Arch

8.9
Oxford St (at Park Ln), City of Westminster, Greater London
Monument / Landmark · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 69 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Sculpted from Italian marble and based on the Arch of Constantine in Rome, this was built in 1827 as the entrance to Buckingham Palace. It was moved here in 1851 when the palace was enlarged.

Soho Square is one of Places to Visit in London.

49. Soho Square

9.1
Soho Sq, Soho, Greater London
Park · 95 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: ‘Soho’ is thought to come from the hunting and battle cry of the Duke of Monmouth, a local landlord. He used it at the Battle of Sedgemoor where he was defeated in 1685, and later executed.

Speakers' Corner is one of Places to Visit in London.

50. Speakers' Corner

7.6
NE Corner of Hyde Park, London, Greater London
Plaza · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 23 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL FACT: Witness a rally, protest, or public debate in the most noted speaking corner located on the north-east corner of Hyde Park in London.

Horse Guards Parade is one of Places to Visit in London.

51. Horse Guards Parade

9.0
The Household Division (Horse Guards Rd), London, Greater London
Stables · Westminster · 41 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This paradeground is the scene of the world famous Trooping the Colour, which since 1748 has marked the monarch’s birthday. The march past of the Household Division involves almost 400 musicians.

Houses of Parliament is one of Places to Visit in London.

52. Houses of Parliament

Parliament Sq, City of Westminster, Greater London
Capitol Building · Westminster · 93 tips and reviews

Parisian GeekParisian Geek: Siège du Parlement Britannique, le Palais de Westminster est un bijou architectural, de style néogothique. Écoutez le son de Big Ben à 17h, avec un bon thé! So british. ;)

53. London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP)

9.2
Pancras Rd (Euston Road), London, Greater London
Train Station · 337 tips and reviews

Tengku ZahasmanTengku Zahasman: Finally! A British train station that actually has free WiFi and which you don't have to pay for using the toilets!

Peter Pan Statue is one of Places to Visit in London.

54. Peter Pan Statue

8.2
Kensington Gardens, London, Greater London
Outdoor Sculpture · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 12 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: A hidden statue of ‘the boy who never grew up’ can be found in Kensington Gardens, where Peter Pan used to come to play with the fairies and sail the Serpentine with a nest for a boat.

Porterhouse is one of Places to Visit in London.

55. Porterhouse

8.7
21-22 Maiden Ln, London, Greater London
Irish Pub · Charing Cross · 161 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: Sprawling brass beast of a bar, with more types of beer than you could shake an inebriated fist at. Any first-time visitor must try the oyster stout (no bivalves were harmed in the making).

Westminster Cathedral is one of Places to Visit in London.

56. Westminster Cathedral

42 Francis St (Victoria St), London, Greater London
Church · Vic · 16 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This mother church of English Roman Catholics was completed in Early Christian Byzantine style in 1903. Since that day Masses have been sung here everyday without interruption.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of Places to Visit in London.

57. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

9.6
Kew Rd, Kew, Greater London
Botanical Garden · Kew · 125 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: Although firstly a scientific organisation, this British institution houses numerous collection of plants and botanical information and as such is a living encyclopaedia on the plant kingdom.

58. Ministry of Sound

8.6
103 Gaunt St, Greater London, Greater London
Nightclub · Southwark · 123 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: London’s most famous modern nightclub was opened in 1991 by Old Etonian the Hon. James Palumbo. It’s modelled on the famous Paradise Garage club in New York, where ‘garage’ music was born.

Millennium Bridge  is one of Places to Visit in London.

59. Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge (btwn St Paul's and Bankside), London, Greater London
Bridge · South Bank · 125 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: We're sure we saw a documentary in which the bridge was destroyed. Someone called Harry Potter was involved somehow. Anyhow, it appears to still be here, helping you get from Tate Modern to St Paul's.

Hard Rock Cafe London is one of Places to Visit in London.

60. Hard Rock Cafe London

8.9
150 Old Park Ln (at Piccadilly), Mayfair, Greater London
American Restaurant · Mayfair · 277 tips and reviews

Hard RockHard Rock: On 14 June 1971, two wild & crazy Americans opened up a burger joint in the heart of London. Thankfully for us, their venture proved successful, now counting Cafe, Hotel & Casino locations worldwide.

61. Jamie's Italian

8.4
12 Upper St Martin's Ln, Covent Garden, Greater London
Italian Restaurant · City of Westminster · 241 tips and reviews

Living G.Living Group: Delicious & affordable rustic Italian dishes, inspired by the "Italian table" to create a relaxed environment. Recommend the smokey mozzarella arancini! Read more.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre is one of Places to Visit in London.

62. Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

9.5
21 New Globe Walk (Bankside), London, Greater London
Theater · South Bank, London, Greater London · 182 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: A reconstruction of the famous Elizabethan open-air theatre where Shakespeare worked, true to the spirit of the original, celebrating and educating about Shakespeare’s work.

The Icecreamists is one of Places to Visit in London.

63. The Icecreamists

23/47 The Market Building, Covent Garden, Greater London
Ice Cream Shop · City of Westminster · 38 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The Icecreamists shouts loudest of all the ice cream parlours – but look beyond the publicity stunts, the banging music and the adolescent decor, and there are actually some decent ices on offer. Read more.

Tate Modern is one of Places to Visit in London.

64. Tate Modern

9.4
53 Bankside, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · South Bank · 585 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The Bankside Power Station was built as a ‘cathedral of power’ in 1963, but closed in 1981. It reopened as one of Europe’s finest modern art galleries in 2000. The Turbine Hall is 35m high.

Imperial War Museum is one of Places to Visit in London.

65. Imperial War Museum

9.1
Lambeth Rd, London, Greater London
History Museum · Lambeth, London, Greater London · 100 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The museum is located in the former Royal Bethlem Hospital for the mentally ill (from where the term ‘bedlam’ comes). The iconic guns at the front are 15 inch naval cannon, both used in action in WW2.

Lamb & Flag is one of Places to Visit in London.

66. Lamb & Flag

8.5
33 Rose St (Garrick St), London, Greater London
Pub · Covent Garden, Greater London · 71 tips and reviews

DensDens: One of the best pubs I've been to in London. Very old school. If it's packed downstairs, you'll prob find seats upstairs.

Wembley Stadium is one of Places to Visit in London.

67. Wembley Stadium

9.2
South Way, Wembley, Greater London
Stadium · Tokyngton · 257 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: One of the most famous stadiums in the world, this venue will host some of the world’s best in the London 2012 Olympic Football Tourney.

The O2 Arena is one of Places to Visit in London.

68. The O2 Arena

9.0
Peninsula Sq (at Millennium Way), Greenwich, Greater London
Music Venue · 287 tips and reviews

ESPNESPN: This place will have the gymnastics competition and the basketball gold medal game. In other words, it’s not a bad place to spend some quality time while at the Olympics.

Chinatown is one of Places to Visit in London.

69. Chinatown

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 114 tips and reviews

VogueVogue: As the cool autumn weather sets in, the vibrant lanterns in Chinatown have inspired us to experiment with the season’s oriental trend. See how the look made its mark on the catwalk here: bit.ly/TdNPID Read more.

10 Downing Street is one of Places to Visit in London.

70. 10 Downing Street

10 Downing St, City of Westminster, Greater London
Government Building · Westminster · 56 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: No.10 was given to Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first ‘prime minister’, by George II in thanks for his service. Walpole’s official title, First Lord of the Treasury, still remains on the letterbox.

Sea Life London Aquarium is one of Places to Visit in London.

71. Sea Life London Aquarium

7.3
County Hall (Westminster Bridge Rd), London, Greater London
Aquarium · Waterloo · 111 tips and reviews

Post OfficePost Office: Enter our prize draw to win a family ticket to Sea Life. And if you don’t win, not to worry! Simply grab yourself a free 2 for 1 voucher and get 2 for 1 entry to any Sea Life location across the UK. Read more.

The Monument is one of Places to Visit in London.

72. The Monument

8.4
Monument St (at Fish St Hill), London, Greater London
Monument / Landmark · City of London · 79 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: In 1814, a fishmonger's lad took a pony to the top of the Monument, just for the fun of it. Would you credit it?

Oxo Tower is one of Places to Visit in London.

73. Oxo Tower

8.5
OXO Tower Wharf (Barge House St), London, Greater London
Building · South Bank · 24 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This former power station was bought by the manufacturers of Oxo beef stock cubes in the 1920s. Can you spot how they managed to bypass advertising restrictions with their new tower?

M&M's World is one of Places to Visit in London.

74. M&M's World

8.6
1 Swiss Ct (Leicester Sq), London, Greater London
Candy Store · Leicester Square · 365 tips and reviews

Corentin L.Corentin L: Take your camera but leave your wallet at home!

Queen's House is one of Places to Visit in London.

75. Queen's House

7.9
Park Row, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · Greenwich West · 18 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: An often overlooked attraction in Greenwich, but contains some remarkable paintings. Seek out the sinking of the Scharnhorst in the south-west corner of the top floor.

Gordon Ramsay at Claridge's is one of Places to Visit in London.

76. Gordon Ramsay at Claridge's

Brook St., London, Greater London
Restaurant · Mayfair · 35 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Fun, delicious, glamorous and one of the most fashionable haunts in town. An excellent dining experience from the master chef himself. -Catherine Ommanney, Real Housewives of DC

Barbican Centre is one of Places to Visit in London.

77. Barbican Centre

9.4
Silk St, London, Greater London
Performing Arts Venue · Barbican · 138 tips and reviews

London2012London2012: Opened in 1982, Tthe Barbican Centre is the largest performing arts centre in Europe. Take part in the free Barbican Extraordinary Voices weekender 22-23 July 2011. Read more.

Forbidden Planet is one of Places to Visit in London.

78. Forbidden Planet

9.3
179 Shaftesbury Ave, London, Greater London
Comic Shop · Holborn and Covent Garden · 146 tips and reviews

Danie W.Danie Ware: Follow us on twitter @forbiddenplanet

Platform 9¾ is one of Places to Visit in London.

79. Platform 9¾

8.3
King's Cross Railway Station, King's Cross, Greater London
General Entertainment · 225 tips and reviews

Movie MayorMovie Mayor: Located between platforms 9 & 10 is the magical platform 9 3/4, reached only by those travelling to the Hogwarts Academy, such as Harry and his friends in 2001's "Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone." Read more.

Olympic Stadium is one of Places to Visit in London.

80. Olympic Stadium

9.2
Olympic Park, Stratford, Greater London
Stadium · Stratford and New Town · 70 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Olympic Stadium, the centerpiece of Olympic Park, is the site of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Read more.

London 2012 OMEGA Countdown Clock is one of Places to Visit in London.

81. London 2012 OMEGA Countdown Clock

Trafalgar Square, London, Greater London
Other Great Outdoors · Piccadilly · 16 tips and reviews

London2012London2012: The London 2012 OMEGA Countdown Clock in Trafalgar Square is 6.5m high, 5m long and weighs around 4 tonnes.

Mercedes-Benz World is one of Places to Visit in London.

82. Mercedes-Benz World

8.8
Brooklands Dr, Weybridge, Surrey
Auto Dealership · 23 tips and reviews

Graham A.Graham Archer: £15 for a hot ride in a AMG spec Merc - worth every penny Read more.

Wellington Arch is one of Places to Visit in London.

83. Wellington Arch

8.0
Wellington Arch, London, Greater London
Monument / Landmark · Mayfair · 22 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This arch, built in honour of the hero of the Battle of Waterloo, once formed a grand western entrance to London, but had to be moved aside in 1885 as it created a notorious traffic bottleneck.

National Gallery is one of Places to Visit in London.

84. National Gallery

9.6
Trafalgar Sq, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · Piccadilly · 404 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: Make sure to pick up a map on the way in as this place is MASSIVE!

Saatchi Gallery is one of Places to Visit in London.

85. Saatchi Gallery

9.4
Duke of York Sq (Kings Rd), Chelsea, Greater London
Art Gallery · chel · 163 tips and reviews

HUGO BOSSHUGO BOSS: Discover the RED NEVER FOLLOWS exhibition celebrating HUGO's 20th anniversary with 20 artworks by 20 urban creatives, which is on display from July 31st - Sept 1st, 2013 http://bit.ly/redneverfollows_

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making Of Harry Potter is one of Places to Visit in London.

86. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making Of Harry Potter

9.6
Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden Green, Hertfordshire
General Entertainment · 253 tips and reviews

David V.David Vogeleer: Definitely try the butter beer on the outside lot. It's pretty sweet, but totally amazing.

Westfield London is one of Places to Visit in London.

87. Westfield London

8.8
Ariel Way, London, Greater London
Shopping Mall · Shepherd's Bush · 415 tips and reviews

London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra: Located out in Shepherd's Bush, it's not the most central place to shop in London, but has everything you need for a whole day of shopping, eating and entertainment.

The Mayflower is one of Places to Visit in London.

88. The Mayflower

9.3
117 Rotherhithe St, London, Greater London
Pub · Surrey Quay · 81 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Jump off the Overground line at Rotherhithe for a pint and some food at one of London’s best pubs. It takes its name from the ship that took the Pilgrim Fathers to New England in 1620. Read more.

Baker Street London Underground Station is one of Places to Visit in London.

89. Baker Street London Underground Station

Marylebone Rd (at Baker St), London, Greater London
Metro Station · 29 tips and reviews

beatlestweetsbeatlestweets: This is where The Beatles left on the bus at the start of The Magical Mystery Tour film.

Royal Opera House is one of Places to Visit in London.

90. Royal Opera House

9.5
Bow St. (Floral St), London, Greater London
Opera House · City of Westminster · 120 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: While its star performances can be sold out within hours, in the summer you can watch its performances live in squares around London!

Windsor Castle is one of Places to Visit in London.

91. Windsor Castle

9.4
Castle Hill, Windsor, Berkshire
Castle · 168 tips and reviews

Visit W.Visit Windsor: If you get your Windsor Castle ticket stamped before you leave it is valid for a whole year

Tate Britain is one of Places to Visit in London.

92. Tate Britain

9.5
Millbank, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · Millbank · 166 tips and reviews
The Queen's Head is one of Places to Visit in London.

93. The Queen's Head

8.5
66 Acton St (Grays Inn Rd), London, Greater London
Pub · King's Cross · 52 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: A super little neighbourhood pub in Bloomsbury with an inspired beer selection, cheese and meat boards, and thoughtful design touches. There’s live music, comedy and a regular quiz. Read more.

The Craft Beer Co. is one of Places to Visit in London.

94. The Craft Beer Co.

9.1
82 Leather Ln (at Hatton Wall), Clerkenwell, Greater London
Pub · Holborn and Covent Garden · 93 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: One of the most exciting beer selections in the city sees 37 of them on draught and a doorstopper of a list that includes rarely seen brews from the world over. Read more.

BrewDog Camden is one of Places to Visit in London.

95. BrewDog Camden

9.1
113 Bayham St (at Greenland St), London, Greater London
Beer Bar · Camden Town · 127 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Their world's-strongest, 41% quadruple IPA "Sink the Bismarck" could be named "Sink [Your Name]" if you're not responsible. Side note: You're not responsible. Read more.

Borough Market is one of Places to Visit in London.

96. Borough Market

9.6
Southwark St, London, Greater London
Market · South Bank · 764 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: Do visit this bustling food market where top London chefs come to buy their ingredients. If you don’t find it here, where will you? Open from Thursday to Saturday, but come early to avoid the crowds! Read more.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club is one of Places to Visit in London.

97. Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

9.4
47 Frith St, London, Greater London
Jazz Club · Soho · 102 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Try and keep the jazz theme going by ordering The Ellington, The Fitzgerald or the luxurious house-named champagne cocktail. Read more.

ZSL London Zoo is one of Places to Visit in London.

98. ZSL London Zoo

8.9
Regent's Park Outer Circle, London, Greater London
Zoo · 145 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: London Zoo was opened for Fellows of the Zoological Society of London in 1828, only opening to the public in 1847 to aid funding. It currently houses 755 species of animal.

The Salisbury is one of Places to Visit in London.

99. The Salisbury

7.5
90 St Martin's Ln (at St Martin's Ct), Covent Garden, Greater London
Pub · City of Westminster · 42 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: Don't be put off if it looks busy. This one goes back a long way. And despite the appearances, it's not a Sam Smith's pub.

Hamleys is one of Places to Visit in London.

100. Hamleys

9.1
188-196 Regent St, London, Greater London
Toy / Game Store · Soho · 252 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The world’s largest toy shop began life in 1760 as Noah’s Ark at 231 High Holborn. The Regent Street branch opened in 1881, and was bombed 5 times during the war.

Covent Garden is one of Places to Visit in London.

101. Covent Garden

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 206 tips and reviews

BritannicaBritannica: Originally a convent garden owned by the Benedictines of Westminster, the site was developed by the 4th earl of Bedford. It was laid out in the 1630s as a piazza, to the design of Inigo Jones

Little Venice is one of Places to Visit in London.

102. Little Venice

London, Greater London
Harbor / Marina · 51 tips and reviews

RankdeskRankdesk: Once here, take the 5 minute canal walk for a drink at the Waterway!

Westminster Bridge is one of Places to Visit in London.

103. Westminster Bridge

Westminster Bridge Rd. (Victoria Embankment), London, Greater London
Bridge · London · 85 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The lion sculpture was once painted red and stood over the Red Lion Brewery on the South Bank in the 18th century. When the area was redeveloped in the 1950s the lion was saved and moved here.

The Mall is one of Places to Visit in London.

104. The Mall

The Mall, City of Westminster, Greater London
Road · City of Westminster · 10 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The Mall took on its current form as a royal processional route around 1912. The palace approach was widened, and Admiralty Arch was built at one end and the Victoria Memorial at the other

HMS Belfast (C35) is one of Places to Visit in London.

105. HMS Belfast (C35)

8.6
Morgan's Ln (The Queen's Walk), London, Greater London
History Museum · Southwark · 47 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This WW2 cruiser, now a tourist attraction, took part in the sinking of the German battleship Scharnhorst and in the D-Day landings. Her guns are aimed at an M1 service station 12.5 miles away.

The London Dungeon is one of Places to Visit in London.

106. The London Dungeon

8.2
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London, Greater London
General Entertainment · Waterloo · 108 tips and reviews

Chelsea S.Chelsea Snyder: Jack the Ripper is the best scene!!!

Regent Street is one of Places to Visit in London.

107. Regent Street

Regent St, London, Greater London
Road · Soho · 74 tips and reviews

Charlie N.Charlie Nuttall: Visit the apple store then sturbucks.

Museum of London is one of Places to Visit in London.

108. Museum of London

9.1
150 London Wall, London, Greater London
History Museum · Aldersgate · 119 tips and reviews

London2012London2012: The Museum of London looks after more than 2 million objects and has the largest archive in Europe. Take part in Open Weekend here on 24 July 2011 and learn more. Read more.

Design Museum is one of Places to Visit in London.

109. Design Museum

8.5
28 Shad Thames, London, Greater London
Art Museum · Riverside · 92 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The brainchild of Sir Terence Conran, the world’s first modern design museum opened in 1989, devoted to every aspect of design ‘from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design’.

Ambassadors Theatre is one of Places to Visit in London.

110. Ambassadors Theatre

8.1
West St., London, Greater London
Theater · Holborn and Covent Garden · 20 tips and reviews

Whatsonstage.comWhatsonstage.com: Stomp is an Olivier Award winning show combining percussion, movement and visual comedy. Currently in its 5th year in London! Read more.

Camden Market is one of Places to Visit in London.

111. Camden Market

9.2
54-56 Camden Lock Pl, London, Greater London
Market · Camden Town · 308 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Camden Market actually refers to the several markets that cover the northern end of Camden Town. Each market has a character of its own. Read more.

Royal Academy of Arts is one of Places to Visit in London.

112. Royal Academy of Arts

9.4
50-52 Piccadilly, London, Greater London
Art Museum · Mayfair · 119 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Food prepared by Andrea Zuccolo, sculptures from the Academy’s permanent collection & a bar made from lava stone from Mount Etna are some of the reasons why you should enjoy a bit of British culture. Read more.

Monmouth Coffee Company is one of Places to Visit in London.

113. Monmouth Coffee Company

9.3
27 Monmouth St, Holborn and Covent Garden, Greater London
Coffee Shop · 336 tips and reviews

Sony Xperia™ FootballSony Xperia™ Football: Late night? Need a pick-me-up? Monmouth has arguably the best coffee in london, grab a book and settle in!

Lock Tavern is one of Places to Visit in London.

114. Lock Tavern

8.6
35 Chalk Farm Rd, Camden Town, Greater London
Bar · Chalk Farm · 60 tips and reviews

DAZED AND CONFUSEDDAZED AND CONFUSED: In addition to serving possibly the best chips in North London, the Lock Tavern showcases some awesome DJs and live acts Read more.

Canary Wharf is one of Places to Visit in London.

115. Canary Wharf

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 68 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: Harry and Dumbledore's Army fly Thestrals over Canary Wharf on their way to The Ministry of Magic to save Sirius Black in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007).

Sloane Square is one of Places to Visit in London.

116. Sloane Square

8.9
Sloane Sq, London, Greater London
Plaza · Chelsea · 51 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Dr.Sloane, who purchased the Manor of Chelsea in 1712, was a physician who also invented milk chocolate, adapted from a Jamaican custom. It was originally marketed as medicine.

The Tattershall Castle is one of Places to Visit in London.

117. The Tattershall Castle

8.3
Victoria Embankment, London, Greater London
Pub · Westminster · 61 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The line-ups aboard Boat Show, a floating comedy club situated opposite the London Eye, are consistently superb. T Read more.

118. Apollo Victoria Theatre

9.2
17 Wilton Rd, Victoria, Greater London
Theater · City of Westminster · 125 tips and reviews

J MusicalsJ Musicals: Wicked is a must-see musical for all fans and those who visit London!

National Portrait Gallery is one of Places to Visit in London.

119. National Portrait Gallery

9.3
St. Martin's Pl, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · Piccadilly · 168 tips and reviews

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: See UK history from Henry VII to today in portraits, then check out the ground and first floor temporary exhibitions. – Green Guide Editor

Stamford Bridge is one of Places to Visit in London.

120. Stamford Bridge

8.9
Fulham Rd, Fulham, Greater London
Soccer Stadium · Hammersmith and Fulham · 207 tips and reviews

WorldSoccerShopWorldSoccerShop: Stamford Bridge is home of Chelsea London and is located in Fulham, West London. The stdium is the 8th largest stdium in the Premier League, FC Cheslea is usually ranked higher.

Emirates Stadium is one of Places to Visit in London.

121. Emirates Stadium

9.2
75 Drayton Pk, Highbury, Greater London
Soccer Stadium · Islington · 330 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Arsenal Football Club was formed by workers from the Woolwich Arsenal in the 1886, hence their nickname ‘the Gunners’. The club moved north of the river to Highbury in 1913.

Nobu is one of Places to Visit in London.

122. Nobu

9.0
19 Old Park Ln, London, Greater London
Japanese Restaurant · Mayfair · 100 tips and reviews
Barbican Art Gallery is one of Places to Visit in London.

123. Barbican Art Gallery

9.2
Barbican Centre (Silk St.), London, Greater London
Art Gallery · Barbican · 25 tips and reviews
Hawksmoor Guildhall is one of Places to Visit in London.

124. Hawksmoor Guildhall

9.0
10-12 Basinghall St, London, Greater London
Steakhouse · City of London · 76 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Breakfast at Hawksmoor is our kind of meal. So. Much. Bacon.

Churchill War Rooms (Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms) is one of Places to Visit in London.

125. Churchill War Rooms (Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms)

9.2
King Charles St., London, Greater London
Historic Site · Westminster · 64 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This underground headquarters was Winston Churchill’s command post during World War Two (even though he used to insist on going on to the roof to watch the bombing raids!).

The Churchill Arms is one of Places to Visit in London.

126. The Churchill Arms

9.2
119 Kensington Church St, Kensington, Greater London
Pub · Kensington and Chelsea · 129 tips and reviews
The Sherlock Holmes Museum is one of Places to Visit in London.

127. The Sherlock Holmes Museum

8.5
221B Baker St, London, Greater London
Museum · 94 tips and reviews

Credo ReferenceCredo Reference: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: There was no 221B Baker Street when Doyle first published Holmes, but this museum is likely to now be where he imagined it so long ago.

Berkeley Square is one of Places to Visit in London.

128. Berkeley Square

8.9
Berkeley Sq., London, Greater London
Park · Mayfair · 34 tips and reviews
The Serpentine is one of Places to Visit in London.

129. The Serpentine

Serpentine Rd (at Hyde Park), London, Greater London
Lake · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 38 tips and reviews
Selfridges & Co is one of Places to Visit in London.

130. Selfridges & Co

9.4
400 Oxford St, London, Greater London
Department Store · Marylebone · 583 tips and reviews
Camden Market is one of Places to Visit in London.

131. Camden Market

9.1
Chalk Farm Rd, London, Greater London
Market · Primrose Hill · 164 tips and reviews
Maze Grill is one of Places to Visit in London.

132. Maze Grill

8.1
10-13 Grosvenor Sq, London, Greater London
Steakhouse · Mayfair · 107 tips and reviews
Hawksmoor Seven Dials is one of Places to Visit in London.

133. Hawksmoor Seven Dials

9.4
11 Langley St (at Shelton St), London, Greater London
Steakhouse · City of Westminster · 253 tips and reviews
Oxford Circus is one of Places to Visit in London.

134. Oxford Circus

8.3
Oxford St (at Regent St), London, Greater London
Plaza · West End · 129 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Oxford Circus got its new diagonal pedestrian crossing in 2009. It was inspired by crossings in Tokyo like the one at Shibuya, and in recognition of this Japanese musicians played at the opening.

London Transport Museum is one of Places to Visit in London.

135. London Transport Museum

9.0
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, Greater London
History Museum · City of Westminster · 109 tips and reviews
Maravilhas do Lar is one of Places to Visit in London.

136. Maravilhas do Lar

8.1
Avenida Barão de Itapura, 2142, Campinas, SP
Miscellaneous Shop · 25 tips and reviews

Aguinaldo C.Aguinaldo C.: Ó problema é uma loja gigante com poucos caixas