There are so many places to visit when you come to London on vacation that it can be really hard to work out what to do and see when you come to the capital of the United Kingdom. There are so many things to consider that to have a list of places that you want to visit before you come is a really good idea because you do not want to leave London regretting not visiting a place that you really wanted to go to but just did not have the time to do so. So with that, here are some great places to add to your list that most people tend to visit when they visit London.
The National Maritime Museum is one of the world' great maritime museum's, containing trophies, paintings, models and stories from a bygone age of sea faring, when Britain was a great sea faring nation and its ships ruled the seven seas.
The Victoria & Albert Museum has 3000 years worth of artefacts from all around the world gathered with love and care. It really is a treasure trove of furniture, paintings, sculpture, and textiles that you could spend hours and hours walking around.
Madame Tussauds is the world-famous wax work museum containing wax works of the world's most famous faces. If someone is famous, they will have had a waxwork done by Madame Tussauds, from the Queen to Elton John to George Michael to Nelson Mandela. Come and take in the famous faces that adorn its halls.
The Science Museum and Natural History Museum are inter-connected but provide a wealth of history and information about there respective topics. The Natural History Museum is made famous by the huge skeleton of a Diplodocus which stands in its great hall.
The Tower of London is the 900-year castle which sits on the banks of the Thames in the City of London. It is one of the world's most famous buildings and used t be a royal place, a place of execution, a prison, a jewel house, a zoo, and an arsenal. Visit the famous the White Tower where prisoners were kept and take in the famous Crown Jewels.
The London Eye was constructed in the year 2000 and is the world's highest observation wheel giving people wonderful views of the capital. Each of its 32 capsules can hold 25 people and the trip takes approximately 30 minutes. Not good if you have not got a head for heights!
The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square is packed full of fine works of art from the great masters of the history of art from Van Gogh to Leonardo Da Vinci.
These are but a few of the sites you could visit on a trip to London. There are so many more you could visit, to make your trip all the more memorable.