Heron Tower is one of London.

1. Heron Tower

Office · Bishopsgate · 110 Bishopsgate, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Amazing views of the City of London from the 40th floor restaurant and bar here.

30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) is one of London.

2. 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

Building · Aldgate · 30 St Mary Axe, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Iconic modern architecture and symbol of London designed by Norman Foster and Arup engineers.

The Shard is one of London.

3. The Shard

Building · Bermondsey · 32 London Bridge St, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Daring new architecture by Renzo Piano rises brilliantly from the historical City of London.

The London Eye is one of London.

4. The London Eye

9.4
Monument / Landmark · Waterloo · Westminster Bridge Rd (Belvedere Rd), London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Currently the third tallest Ferris wheel in the world (the tallest when built in 1999, but now behind Singapore and Nanchang), it moves at 0.6mph, and you can see 25 miles from the top.

The London Eye is one of London.

5. The London Eye

9.4
Monument / Landmark · Waterloo · Westminster Bridge Rd (Belvedere Rd), London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Expansive promenade with great views across the Thames.

Tower Bridge is one of London.

6. Tower Bridge

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

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Crossing this iconic bridge day or night is a great architectural experience.

Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) is one of London.

7. Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben)

9.6
Monument / Landmark · Westminster · Parliament Sq (Bridge St), London, Greater London

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.

Waterloo Bridge is one of London.

8. Waterloo Bridge

8.9
Bridge · London · Waterloo Bridge, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Breathtaking views of Westminster, the South Bank and London Eye to the west, the City of London and Canary Wharf to the east.

The Hoxton Shoreditch is one of London.

9. The Hoxton Shoreditch

9.3
Hotel · Hackney · 81 Great Eastern St. (at Old St.), London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Lovely boutique hotel in East London, land of tech start-ups, studios, baby hipsters, and Bengali immigrants.

The Fleet Street Press is one of London.

10. The Fleet Street Press

8.5
Coffee Shop · City of Westminster · 3 Fleet St., London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Independent joint has great coffee, free Wi-Fi, lovely staff, funky low-key vibe. Stake out a table downstairs, recharge your mobile, and take your time over a dark Americano.

St Paul's Cathedral is one of London.

11. St Paul's Cathedral

Church · City of London · St Paul's Church Yard, London, Greater London

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.

Trafalgar Square is one of London.

12. Trafalgar Square

9.5
Plaza · Piccadilly · Trafalgar Sq, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Gorgeous public space in London's City of Westminster. Site of former Charing Cross. Wikipedia: "The present architecture of the square is due to Sir Charles Barry and was completed in 1845."

The Brewery is one of London.

13. The Brewery

Event Space · City of London · Chiswell St, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Gorgeous and well equipped meeting space. Site of Future of Web Apps/Future of Mobile Apps London 2012.

London King's Cross Railway Station (KGX) is one of London.

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

7.8
Train Station · Caledonian · Euston Rd (York Way), London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: ‘Platform 9 and 3/4 ‘ is a site of pilgrimage for fans of Harry Potter, as this is the place of departure for the Hogwarts Express. A luggage trolley ‘disappearing’ through a wall marks the spot.

Seething Lane Garden is one of London.

15. Seething Lane Garden

Garden · Tower · Seething Lane

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Freaky skulls.

The Montcalm at The Brewery is one of London.

16. The Montcalm at The Brewery

7.8
Hotel · City of London · 52 Chiswell St (at Sundial Ct), London, Greater London
The Book Club is one of London.

17. The Book Club

8.7
Bar · Shoreditch · 100-106 Leonard St, Shoreditch, Greater London

LondonistLondonist: No surprise this place has so many check-ins. It's the very heart of Shoreditch right now. Our tip is to check out the ceiling in the basement bar - made of light bulbs!

Old Marylebone Town Hall is one of London.

18. Old Marylebone Town Hall

City Hall · Marylebone · City of Westminster, Greater London

Gerardo S.Gerardo Schettino: Wanna get married? Do it here

Shepherd's Bush Green is one of London.

19. Shepherd's Bush Green

7.3
Park · Shepherd's Bush · Uxbridge Rd, Shepherds Bush, Greater London

Ed W.Ed Woodcock: It would appear they've uprooted the green to build a play park.

Barbecoa is one of London.

20. Barbecoa

8.5
BBQ Joint · City of London · 20 New Change Passage, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Swell Jamie Oliver and Adam Perry Lang meat joint (vegetarian options available). Great food and amazing views of St. Paul's Cathedral.

Rivington Grill Bar is one of London.

21. Rivington Grill Bar

7.8
Wine Bar · Shoreditch · 28-30 Rivington St., Shoreditch, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Brunch on a Sunday was superb.

Horse Guards Parade is one of London.

22. Horse Guards Parade

9.0
Stables · Westminster · The Household Division (Horse Guards Rd), London, Greater London

Geraldine M.Geraldine Mahoney-Moore: It was originally the official entrance to Buckingham Palace. Horse Guards was once a full Army garrison and is said to be haunted.

Tramshed is one of London.

23. Tramshed

7.7
Steakhouse · Shoreditch · 32 Rivington St., Shoreditch, Greater London

DanDan: Commissioned Damin Hurst piece in the middle of a restaurant. Standard.

Nelson's Column is one of London.

24. Nelson's Column

7.9
Monument / Landmark · Piccadilly · Trafalgar Sq, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The statue of Horatio Nelson, killed at his greatest victory at Trafalgar in 1805, is 18 feet tall. If Hitler had conquered Britain, he planned to have the column moved to Berlin.

Somerset House is one of London.

25. Somerset House

9.4
History Museum · City of Westminster · Strand, City of Westminster, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Built by the Duke of Somerset (executed in 1552 before the building was complete), it was later a residence for the queens of Charles I and II, and was regarded as a dangerous hotbed of Catholicism.

Ave Maria Lane is one of London.

26. Ave Maria Lane

Road · City of London · London, Greater London
Blackfriars Bridge is one of London.

27. Blackfriars Bridge

Bridge · South Bank · Blackfriars Bridge, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The downstream (seaward) side of the bridge is decorated with stone sculptures of sea birds, whilst the upstream side is decorated with fresh water birds.

London Waterloo Railway Station (WAT) is one of London.

28. London Waterloo Railway Station (WAT)

6.8
Train Station · Station Approach, South Bank, Greater London
Finsbury Square is one of London.

29. Finsbury Square

6.6
Park · Islington · Finsbury Sq. (Finsbury Pavement), London, Greater London

SarahSarah: Lovely place to hang out during lunch time...and play a bit of bowl...

26 Smithfield is one of London.

30. 26 Smithfield

Cocktail Bar · Smithfield · 26 smithfield road, London, Greater London
Hersham Railway Station (HER) is one of London.

31. Hersham Railway Station (HER)

Train Station · Molesey Road, Walton on Thames, Surrey
Sherpa Kitchen is one of London.

32. Sherpa Kitchen

8.0
Asian Restaurant · 132 High Street, Greater London, Greater London

Stuart C.Stuart Chalmers: My favourite place to eat in Esher.

Chinatown is one of London.

33. Chinatown

Neighborhood · London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Soho is home to Europe’s largest Chinatown, which developed in the 1970s. Earlier generations of London’s Chinese population had centred around the docks of Limehouse.

Millennium Bridge is one of London.

34. Millennium Bridge

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

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The bridge had to close within days of its opening in 2000 because of a slight wobble, which caused people to walk in step with each other, causing the wobble to become much worse!

Buckingham Palace is one of London.

35. Buckingham Palace

8.6
Palace · Green Park · Buckingham Palace Rd, London, Greater London

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.

Leicester Square is one of London.

36. Leicester Square

9.1
Plaza · Leicester Square · Leicester Sq, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This area was named after Leicester House, the London mansion home of the Earl of Leicester built in 1635. But by 1800 it was a home of popular entertainment and theatres, and has never looked back.

Piccadilly Circus is one of London.

37. Piccadilly Circus

9.3
Plaza · Piccadilly · Piccadilly Circus, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Piccadilly is named after a type of broad lace collar fashionable in the early 17th century, the ‘piccadil’. The best examples were sold by a local tailor whose shop became known as Piccadilly Hall.

South Bank is one of London.

38. South Bank

Neighborhood · London, Greater London

Charlie N.Charlie Nuttall: Visit the giraffe cafe!

Tate Modern is one of London.

39. Tate Modern

9.2
Art Museum · South Bank · 53 Bankside, London, Greater London

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.

Soho is one of London.

40. Soho

Neighborhood · London, Greater London

Jim T.Jim Thomas: Great food upstairs at The Crown and Two on Dean St.

Walton On Thames is one of London.

41. Walton On Thames

Town · Surrey, Surrey

Paul A.Paul Adams: Nice place to live, shame about the nightlife though

42. Vauxhall Railway Station (VXH)

5.3
Train Station · Vauxhall · S Lambeth Rd., Vauxhall, Greater London
Clapham Junction Railway Station (CLJ) is one of London.

43. Clapham Junction Railway Station (CLJ)

5.7
Train Station · St. John's Hill, Battersea, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The first station opened here in 1863. Now about 2,000 trains pass through each day, making it the busiest station in Europe (but Shinjuku, Tokyo is now the busiest in the world).

Surbiton Railway Station (SUR) is one of London.

44. Surbiton Railway Station (SUR)

6.3
Train Station · Kingston upon Thames · Victoria Road, Surrey, Surrey

Tilden L.Tilden Lamb: For Wimbledon wait at the Barclays bank end of platform 1. For Waterloo wait the other end. You'll be nearer the exit when you get off the train!

Wimbledon Railway Station (WIM) is one of London.

45. Wimbledon Railway Station (WIM)

5.7
Train Station · Merton · The Broadway, London, Greater London
The Breakfast Club is one of London.

46. The Breakfast Club

8.8
Breakfast Spot · 2-4 Rufus St (Hoxton Sq), Hoxton, Greater London

Simon W.Simon Willison: The huevos rancheros here is ridiculously good - fantastic chorizo

Temple Bar is one of London.

47. Temple Bar

Scenic Lookout · City of London · London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: The Dickensian aspect.

Victoria Embankment is one of London.

48. Victoria Embankment

Road · Westminster · Victoria Embankment, London, Greater London

AlisAlis: A beautiful view of the river.

Houses of Parliament is one of London.

49. Houses of Parliament

Capitol Building · Westminster · Parliament Sq. (at Bridge St.), City of Westminster, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The stretch of the Thames alongside the Houses of Parliament is the only restricted area of the river, due to obvious security concerns. River traffic must keep to the east bank.

Royal Courts of Justice is one of London.

50. Royal Courts of Justice

Courthouse · City of Westminster · Strand, London, Greater London

Morgans Hotel Group M.Morgans Hotel Group Manager: This glorious Victorian gothic castle, built of Portland stone in 1882, is also a publicly accessible court with 88 courtrooms, elaborately carved oak-panelled walls, marble galleries and bad wigs. Read more.

Hungerford & Golden Jubilee Bridges is one of London.

51. Hungerford & Golden Jubilee Bridges

Bridge · London · Btwn Embankment & Waterloo, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: These award-winning footbridges opened in 2002. The engineers had to contend with the Bakerloo Line just under the river, and the risk of unexploded WW2 bombs in the riverbed!

Gate B37 is one of London.

52. Gate B37

Airport Gate · at Terminal 5 (LHR Airport), Hounslow

Patricio C.Patricio Colombo: Give yourself at least 15 minutes to get to this gate from the main A gates

Terminal 5 is one of London.

53. Terminal 5

7.2
Airport Terminal · LHR Airport, Hounslow, Greater London

DensDens: If your gate happens to be downstairs (e.g. you gotta talk elevator/escalator) don't bother bringing a coffee cause you can't bring it on the shuttle bus.

Qriously is one of London.

54. Qriously

Tech Startup · Islington · 359 Goswell Road (City Road), London, Greater London

Christopher K.Christopher Kahler: Get 250 free answers if you come by in person.

Bill's Restaurant is one of London.

55. Bill's Restaurant

7.0
Breakfast Spot · Barnsbury · 8 White Lion St, London, Greater London

CBM CBM : AVOID the risotto... Go for the seabream and fettuccine & the crab spring rolls. Also, order a Hedgerow!

Searcys Champagne Bar is one of London.

56. Searcys Champagne Bar

7.9
Champagne Bar · St. Pancras International Station (The Grand Terrace), London, Greater London
London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP) is one of London.

57. London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP)

9.2
Train Station · Pancras Rd, London, Greater London
The Mughal's is one of London.

58. The Mughal's

5.9
Indian Restaurant · City of Westminster · 11 London St, London, Greater London
London Paddington Railway Station (PAD) is one of London.

59. London Paddington Railway Station (PAD)

7.4
Train Station · Paddington · Praed St, London, Greater London
The Mughal's is one of London.

60. The Mughal's

5.9
Indian Restaurant · City of Westminster · 11 London St, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Much of the food we ordered was surprisingly bland - nearly flavorless. Only recommended if you fear spice.

London Paddington Railway Station (PAD) is one of London.

61. London Paddington Railway Station (PAD)

7.4
Train Station · Paddington · Praed St, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: ‘Paddington Bear’ was written by Michael Bond in 1958. His bear arrived here somehow from ‘deepest, darkest Peru’ and was named after the station. You can find a statue of him near the escalators.

London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP) is one of London.

62. London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP)

9.2
Train Station · Pancras Rd, London, Greater London

Ray S.Ray Sacks: Admire the combination of old and new architecture

London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP) is one of London.

63. London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP)

9.2
Train Station · Pancras Rd, London, Greater London

FilmsquareFilmsquare: After missing their train to Hogwart's, Harry and Ron take the flying Ford Anglia instead. The scenes show them flying past the London St Pancras in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002).

London is one of London.

64. London

City · Greater London, Greater London
Hotel Indigo is one of London.

65. Hotel Indigo

7.8
Hotel · City of Westminster · London Street 16, London, Greater London

Lauren W.Lauren Williams: Fabulous place for a great price- gorgeous rooms, super nice/helpful staff, wonderful location-- free sodas in each room! Also gave us a free bottle of wine for being newlyweds! Avoid the restaurant.

Paddington is one of London.

66. Paddington

Neighborhood · London, Greater London

Shazia A.Shazia Ahmed: Heathrow express!! So convenient..

Hammersmith Library is one of London.

67. Hammersmith Library

Library · Hammersmith Broadway · Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, Greater London

Onur I.Onur Işlak: I never find a place to sit and study upstairs,busy everytime

SkyTeam Lounge is one of London.

68. SkyTeam Lounge

7.3
Airport Lounge · Gate 10, Terminal 4 (LHR Airport), Hounslow

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Free English and Continental breakfast spread, free wifi, free soft drinks, comfortable seating, clean open space.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is one of London.

69. London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

7.8
Airport · 234 Bath Rd, Hounslow, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Returning US travelers, security is between Areas D and E, and is super fast with a Fast Track ticket. Even with per screened ticket, though, you still need to remove laptop, iPad, liquids, shoes.

Hotel Indigo is one of London.

70. Hotel Indigo

7.8
Hotel · City of Westminster · London Street 16, London, Greater London

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Clean boutique hotel steps from Paddington Station, Circle Line, Heathrow Express, in beautiful Paddington neighborhood. Great shower, free wifi, free soft drinks, free champagne.

Westminster Bridge is one of London.

71. Westminster Bridge

Bridge · London · Westminster Bridge Rd. (Victoria Embankment), London, Greater London
London Bridge is one of London.

72. London Bridge

9.1
Bridge · City of London · A3 London Bridge (btwn City of London and Southwark), London, Greater London
National Portrait Gallery is one of London.

73. National Portrait Gallery

9.3
Art Gallery · Piccadilly · St. Martin's Pl, London, Greater London

LondonistLondonist: All good stuff, but our favourite section is the first-floor gallery by the escalator (Room 32). Remarkable 20th Century portraiture from the likes of Sutherland, Spear and Freud. Read more.

Platform 9¾ is one of London.

74. Platform 9¾

8.2
General Entertainment · King's Cross Railway Station, King's Cross, Greater London

hmvhmv: Harry Potter fans won't want to miss the chance to visit the famous Platform 9 3/4 - located between Platforms 9 & 10 - at London's Kings Cross station Read more.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club is one of London.

75. Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

9.4
Jazz Club · Soho · 47 Frith St, London, Greater London
10 Downing St. is one of London.

76. 10 Downing St.

Government Building · Westminster · 10 Downing St., City of Westminster, Greater London

UK Prime MinisterUK Prime Minister: There are actually three No.10 doors. Two are used in rotation and the original door is held in the Imperial War Museum.

10 Downing St. is one of London.

77. 10 Downing St.

Government Building · Westminster · 10 Downing St., City of Westminster, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The bricks of the buildings on Downing Street were originally yellow brick which over two centuries became blackened from pollution. After restoration in the 1960s they were painted black.

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

78. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

9.5
Art Museum · Queen's Gate, London, Greater London · Cromwell Rd, Queen's Gate, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The V&A is the world’s largest museum of decorative art and design and holds 4.5 million objects. Henry Cole, the museum’s first director, printed the world’s first Christmas card in 1843.