Sightseeing In London
- Where To Go And What To See!



Sightseeing in London is a thrilling with so many exciting places to visit. You can enjoy your sightseeing in London by bus or by the London Underground, by sightseeing cruises on the River Thames, or more energetically, by foot. Whichever mode of transportation you may choose, you are bound to cover many interesting London landmarks along thw way.

London's sightseeing highlights are widely spread, and you will need to carefully plan your itinerary to save travelling time. If you are having a short break in London, pre-book your tickets (theatre tickets, Sightseeing In London Passes, London Eye , etc), especially for some of London's most popular attractions, to save you time in queues.

Prioritise and group your sightseeing in London activities. For instance, if you want to start from the centre, then Trafalgar Square is a good place to begin. While you are there you can visit the National Gallery or the National Portrait Gallery. Then you can move south to Westminster and Whitehall where you will find some of London's most famous landmarks like the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

Other sightseeing in London activities include:

1) Museum visits - head for South Kensington where you will find the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. There are plenty of interesting and educational activities for families with children to enjoy. And to make it even better, admissions are free. Travel east of South Kensington, you arrive at Knightsbridge, where upmarket departmental stores are located. Travelling west of South Kensington will take you to the famous Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Palace.

2) The Tower of London, Tower Bridge and London Bridge visits can be grouped together for your sightseeing adventure. Nearby the London Dungeons are located on Tooley Street. Borough Market, London's oldest food market, is a short distance away from London Bridge underground. The Borough Market has a long and distinguished history as a wholesale fruit and vegetable market. Wholesale trade takes place every night, except Saturdays, from 2.00am to 8.00am.

3) Sightseeing in London river cruises - sightseeing cruises on the River Thames are a great way to see London. Some cruise packages include dinner and cabaret. Savour the fine cuisines while you enjoy the diiferent views of famous London landmarks from the Thames.

4) Sightseeing on London buses is real value for money. Buying a London Pass or a Big Bus Company tour ticket is a great money saver for sightseers. With a London Pass you get free entry to over 55 attractions, including the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Windsor Castle, HMS Belfast and several more. Visitors can save up to £420 worth of entrance fees on production of a London Pass. A Big Bus Company ticket also include free guided walking tours.

5) When it comes to unforgetable experiences, sightseeing flights over London like a London helicopter tour, has to rate pretty high on the list.To add this with the aerial view of London just adds that extra sensation to your experience. London helicopter sightseeing, flying along the Thames at over 100mph and at 1,500 feet above sea level, gives you an unique perspective of London.

6) Another popular form of sightseeing tours in London are for the more energetic visitors - the London walks. You can plan your own walks to take in all your favourite London landmarks. If you enjoy the theatres, you can plan your walk to cover the West End theatreland. There are lots of pubs and restaurants along the way to ensure that you don't go hungry or thirsty. Alternatively you can join an organised London walk.




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