Top London attractions
Buckingham Palace is one of Top London attractions.

1. Buckingham Palace

8.6
Buckingham Palace Rd, London, Greater London
Palace · Green Park · 612 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: As the home of the Queen, the palace is usually closed to visitors, but you can view the interior for a brief period each summer while the Windsors are away on their holidays. Read more.

Kensington Palace is one of Top London attractions.

2. Kensington Palace

8.6
Palace Ave (Studio Walk), Kensington, Greater London
Palace · 103 tips and reviews
Royal Albert Hall is one of Top London attractions.

3. Royal Albert Hall

9.5
Kensington Gore, London, Greater London
Concert Hall · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 216 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Built as a memorial to Queen Victoria's husband in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall's vast rotunda was once described by the monarch as looking like 'the British constitution'. Read more.

The Mall is one of Top London attractions.

4. The Mall

The Mall, London, Greater London
Road · Westminster · 12 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The Mall became a ceremonial route in the early twentieth century – on state occasions the Queen rides her golden carriage down The Mall past waving crowds. Read more.

Palace of Westminster is one of Top London attractions.

5. Palace of Westminster

9.4
St. Margaret St, London, Greater London
Palace · Westminster · 30 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Designed by Charles Barry, the Palace of Westminster – which comprises the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben - is now a wonderful mish-mash of styles, dominated by Gothic buttresses, towers and arches. Read more.

Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower) is one of Top London attractions.

6. Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower)

9.4
Parliament Sq (Bridge St), London, Greater London
Monument · 667 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Designed by architect Charles Barry as part of the Palace of Westminster, The Clock Tower was completed in 1859. Read more.

Westminster Abbey is one of Top London attractions.

7. Westminster Abbey

9.3
20 Dean's Yard, London, Greater London
Church · Westminster · 227 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The cultural significance of Westminster Abbey is hard to overstate. Its popularity can only have increased since the wedding in April 2011 of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. Read more.

St Paul's Cathedral is one of Top London attractions.

8. St Paul's Cathedral

9.1
St Paul's Church Yard, London, Greater London
Church · 282 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The passing of three centuries has done nothing to diminish the magnificence of St Paul's Cathedral, Christopher Wren's masterpiece and London's most famous cathedral. Read more.

The London Eye is one of Top London attractions.

9. The London Eye

8.6
The Queen's Walk (Belvedere Rd), London, Greater London
Attraction · Waterloo · 975 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: On a clear day the London Eye, the world's largest observation wheel, offers views as far as 25 miles away. Read more.

Somerset House is one of Top London attractions.

10. Somerset House

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

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Somerset House contains a formidable art gallery (the wonderful Courtauld), a beautiful fountain court, a terraced café and a classy restaurant. Read more.

National Theatre is one of Top London attractions.

11. National Theatre

9.4
Upper Ground, London, Greater London
Theater · London · 98 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The concrete-clad, 1960s modernist grandmother of them all: no theatrical tour of London is complete without a visit to the National. Read more.

12. Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The original Globe Theatre, where many of William Shakespeare's plays were first staged, burned to the ground in 1613. Nearly 400 years later, it was rebuilt not far from its original site. Read more.

Tower Bridge is one of Top London attractions.

13. Tower Bridge

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

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Opened in 1894 and originally powered by steam, the drawbridge is now opened by electric rams when big ships need to venture this far upstream. Read more.

Tower of London is one of Top London attractions.

14. Tower of London

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

Time Out LondonTime Out London: There's plenty here to fill a whole day, and it's worth joining one of the highly recommended and entertaining free tours led by the Yeoman Warders (or Beefeaters). Read more.

HMS Belfast (C35) is one of Top London attractions.

15. HMS Belfast (C35)

8.6
Morgan's Ln (The Queen's Walk), London, Greater London
History Museum · 57 tips and reviews
City Hall (Greater London Authority) is one of Top London attractions.

16. City Hall (Greater London Authority)

The Queen's Walk, London, Greater London
City Hall · Riverside · 30 tips and reviews
Royal Botanic Gardens is one of Top London attractions.

17. Royal Botanic Gardens

9.5
Kew Rd, Kew, Greater London
Botanical Garden · 186 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Kew Gardens is a magnificent World Heritage Site covering 300 acres with over 30,000 species of plants. Read more.

Battersea Power Station is one of Top London attractions.

18. Battersea Power Station

8.8
188 Kirtling St, Battersea, Greater London
Historic and Protected Site · Battersea · 50 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: A Grade II-listed Art Deco masterpiece, and Europe's largest brick building, Battersea Power Station is a London icon. Read more.

Royal Observatory is one of Top London attractions.

19. Royal Observatory

8.6
Blackheath Ave, London, Greater London
Observatory · Greenwich West · 95 tips and reviews
National Maritime Museum is one of Top London attractions.

20. National Maritime Museum

8.4
Park Row, London, Greater London
History Museum · Greenwich West · 73 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The world's largest maritime museum contains a huge store of creatively organised maritime art, cartography, models and regalia. Read more.

Queen's House is one of Top London attractions.

21. Queen's House

8.0
Romney Rd, London, Greater London
Art Museum · Greenwich West · 23 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: Completed in 1638 by Inigo Jones, the house has an interior as impressive as the paintings on the walls. Read more.