London Tipps
Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower) is one of London Tipps.

1. Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower)

9.4
Parliament Sq (Bridge St), London, Greater London
Monument · 667 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 London Tipps.

2. The London Eye

8.6
The Queen's Walk (Belvedere Rd), London, Greater London
Attraction · Waterloo · 975 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 London Tipps.

3. Trafalgar Square

9.2
Trafalgar Sq, London, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 551 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 London Tipps.

4. Tower of London

9.2
5 Great Tower St, London, Greater London
Castle · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 584 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 London Tipps.

5. Westminster Abbey

9.3
20 Dean's Yard, London, Greater London
Church · Westminster · 227 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 London Tipps.

6. British Museum

9.4
Great Russell St (btwn Montague & Bloomsbury St), London, Greater London
History Museum · Bloomsbury · 1014 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 London Tipps.

7. St Paul's Cathedral

9.1
St Paul's Church Yard, London, Greater London
Church · 281 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 London Tipps.

8. Tower Bridge

9.5
Tower Bridge Rd, London, Greater London
Bridge · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 472 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 London Tipps.

9. Buckingham Palace

8.6
Buckingham Palace Rd, London, Greater London
Palace · Green Park · 612 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 London Tipps.

10. Piccadilly Circus

9.0
Piccadilly (Regent St), London, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 610 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 London Tipps.

11. Covent Garden Market

9.3
The Piazza, London, Greater London
Shopping Plaza · 374 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 London Tipps.

12. Madame Tussauds

8.7
Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, Greater London
Museum · Marylebone · 434 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.

Natural History Museum is one of London Tipps.

13. Natural History Museum

9.2
Cromwell Rd (at Queen's Gate), London, Greater London
Science Museum · South Kensington · 621 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 London Tipps.

14. Science Museum

9.1
Exhibition Rd, London, Greater London
Science Museum · Kensington and Chelsea · 443 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 London Tipps.

15. Royal Albert Hall

9.5
Kensington Gore, London, Greater London
Concert Hall · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 216 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 London Tipps.

16. Hyde Park

9.6
Serpentine Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 1138 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 London Tipps.

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

8.1
Euston Rd (York Way), London, Greater London
Rail Station · King's Cross · 308 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.

Portobello Road Market is one of London Tipps.

18. Portobello Road Market

8.8
Portobello Rd, London, Greater London
Market · 351 tips and reviews

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

Founder's Arms is one of London Tipps.

19. Founder's Arms

8.4
52 Hopton St, London, Greater London
Pub · 159 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.

Royal Observatory is one of London Tipps.

20. Royal Observatory

8.6
Blackheath Ave, London, Greater London
Observatory · Greenwich West · 95 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.

Oxford Street is one of London Tipps.

21. Oxford Street

Oxford St, London, Greater London
Road · Mayfair · 323 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 London Tipps.

22. Leicester Square

8.6
Leicester Sq, London, Greater London
Plaza · Leicester Square · 285 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.

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is one of London Tipps.

23. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

9.4
Cromwell Rd, London, Greater London
Art Museum · Kensington and Chelsea · 658 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.

Harrods is one of London Tipps.

24. Harrods

9.0
87-135 Brompton Rd, London, Greater London
Department Store · 1109 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.

Camden Town is one of London Tipps.

25. Camden Town

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 149 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 Bridge is one of London Tipps.

26. Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge, London, Greater London
Bridge · London · 74 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’.

Horse Guards Parade is one of London Tipps.

27. Horse Guards Parade

9.0
The Household Division (Horse Guards Rd), London, Greater London
Plaza · Westminster · 50 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 London Tipps.

28. Houses of Parliament

Parliament Sq, London, Greater London
Capitol Building · Westminster · 105 tips and reviews

ParisianGeekParisianGeek: 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. ;)

Westminster Cathedral is one of London Tipps.

29. Westminster Cathedral

42 Francis St (Victoria St), City of Westminster, 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.

Ministry of Sound is one of London Tipps.

30. Ministry of Sound

8.1
103 Gaunt St, London, Greater London
Night Club · Southwark · 136 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 London Tipps.

31. Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge (btwn St Paul's and Bankside), London, Greater London
Bridge · South Bank · 157 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.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre is one of London Tipps.

32. Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

9.1
21 New Globe Walk (Bankside), London, Greater London
Theater · South Bank · 237 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.

Tate Modern is one of London Tipps.

33. Tate Modern

9.2
53 Bankside, London, Greater London
Art Museum · 824 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.

Chinatown is one of London Tipps.

34. Chinatown

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 139 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 London Tipps.

35. 10 Downing Street

10 Downing St, London, Greater London
Government Building · Westminster · 68 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.

The Monument is one of London Tipps.

36. The Monument

8.5
Monument St (at Fish St Hill), London, Greater London
Monument · City of London · 96 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?

Platform 9¾ is one of London Tipps.

37. Platform 9¾

7.8
King's Cross Railway Station, London, Greater London
Arts and Entertainment · 285 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.

Westfield London is one of London Tipps.

38. Westfield London

8.8
Ariel Way, London, Greater London
Shopping Mall · Shepherd's Bush · 518 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.

Windsor Castle is one of London Tipps.

39. Windsor Castle

9.3
Castle Hill, Windsor, Berkshire
Castle · 160 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

Hamleys is one of London Tipps.

40. Hamleys

8.8
188-196 Regent St, London, Greater London
Toy Store · Soho · 307 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.

Little Venice is one of London Tipps.

41. Little Venice

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 64 tips and reviews

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

Regent Street is one of London Tipps.

42. Regent Street

Regent St, London, Greater London
Road · Soho · 68 tips and reviews

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

Selfridges & Co is one of London Tipps.

43. Selfridges & Co

9.4
400 Oxford St, London, Greater London
Department Store · 774 tips and reviews
London Cocktail Club is one of London Tipps.

44. London Cocktail Club

7.6
224 Shaftesbury Ave, London, Greater London
Cocktail Bar · Holborn and Covent Garden · 32 tips and reviews

Martin K.Martin KR: Bacon Cocktail - enough said.

St Christopher's Place is one of London Tipps.

45. St Christopher's Place

9.2
St Christopher's Pl (at Barrett St), Marylebone, Greater London
Pedestrian Plaza · 63 tips and reviews

Martin K.Martin KR: Coming from Oxford Street, this feels straight from a Harry Potter book. After a hard day of shopping, sit down here and have a cocktail or a beer.

Liberty of London is one of London Tipps.

46. Liberty of London

9.2
Great Marlborough St, London, Greater London
Department Store · 265 tips and reviews

Martin K.Martin KR: Gents, create your own stylish and timeless Grenson shoes at the G:Lab on the lower floor.

Fortnum & Mason is one of London Tipps.

47. Fortnum & Mason

9.2
181 Piccadilly, London, Greater London
Department Store · Piccadilly · 441 tips and reviews

Martin K.Martin KR: Come here for traditional tea. The scones are made of angel tears.

Primrose Hill is one of London Tipps.

48. Primrose Hill

9.6
Primrose Hill Rd, London, Greater London
Park · Swiss Cottage · 234 tips and reviews
Sky Garden is one of London Tipps.

49. Sky Garden

9.1
35 The Fenchurch Building, 20 Fenchurch St, London, Greater London
Scenic Lookout · City of London · 300 tips and reviews
Leadenhall Market is one of London Tipps.

50. Leadenhall Market

8.5
Gracechurch St, London, Greater London
Market · City of London · 58 tips and reviews
Lloyd's of London is one of London Tipps.

51. Lloyd's of London

1 Lime St, London, Greater London
Office Building · City of London · 24 tips and reviews
Royal Courts of Justice is one of London Tipps.

52. Royal Courts of Justice

Strand, London, Greater London
Courthouse · City of Westminster · 21 tips and reviews
Somerset House is one of London Tipps.

53. Somerset House

9.4
Strand, London, Greater London
Event Space · City of Westminster · 158 tips and reviews