London is a great place for a vacation, but you need to be aware of the best landmarks which are free to visit and the others which are available to explore after offering a premium. If you want to check out the best things that London has to offer from your wishlist, then here are some top guide tips to spend your money effectively in the city.
It is no wonder that London is one of the world’s top tourist destinations which attracts over 15 million visitors every year.
Satisfy your inner food cravings
If you are craving food and luxury, then, nothing beats the restaurant scene in London. The exquisite skyline vistas along with iconic landmarks are enough to woo travellers in booking a table at one of these amazing places. Get a table at the City Social which is located in the iconic skyscraper Tower 42. Owned by the award-winning chef, Jason Atherton, the remarkable interiors and the window side booths will make it a memorable trip for you. Similarly, you can check out other prominent restaurants as well. Here is a list for you:
- Duck & Waffle: Try out the signature waffle dish with crispy duck leg confit.
- Ting at the Shard: Chinese inspired restaurant.
- Portrait Restaurant at The National Portrait Gallery: Affordable and awesome views.
- Fenchurch Restaurant: Highly recommended.
Try out your luck in luxury
London is arguably one of the most prominent places for the gambling scenario. With newcomer and high roller tourists coming from all around the world just to satisfy their inner gambling needs, it is hardly a surprise if you try your luck in a nearby casino. If you are one of those travellers who want to relax on a beach, away from the bustling commotions of the crowd (like us!), then you can always try out online UK casinos. Just sit back and manage online deposit methods like debit/credit card or even Paypal. You can even pay using mobile in a casino.
If you are good with casino games in an authentic casino atmosphere, you can head over to the city’s renowned Grosvenor or The Palm Beach Casino. Home to the UK Poker Tour’s Grand Final tournament., Grosvernor Casino is open 24 hours. If you adore Poker parties and private game tables, then, The Palm Beach Casino located in the stunning Mayfair Hotel is the perfect place for you.
This is a great location if you are travelling with your family. With conservation at the heart of the zoo and exotic animals, the ZSL London Zoo is an excellent way to get closer to nature. Involve yourself with animal feedings and check out the Butterfly Enclosure. If you want to make the best out of the trip, then, it is highly recommended to book a night at Gir Lion Safari Lodge. The luxury sleepover will surely mesmerise you.
The royal grandeurs
Undoubtedly one of the most iconic places in London, if you want the popular display of pomp and circumstance, then, Buckingham Palace is the right place for you. You can always check a similar display of precision and clour at St. James’s Palace. If you re lucky enough, you will be able to check out the Royal Family who come out once in a while on the central balcony. If the queen is away at her summer place, you can easily get the tickets to take a tour of the Royal Mews, the Queen’s Gallery and the States Rooms. The changing of the guards and the ceremonious afternoon tea is one of the best ways of taking a tour of the palace,
If you travel to celebrate human existence from the beginning of politics, economics, art, and culture, then, the British Museum with its humongous collection of 8 million artefacts will stupify you. Considered as one of the largest museums of its kind, it is open every day from 10:00 to 17:30. Also, check out the Natural History Museum which holds a taxonomy collection of 80 million items from five different domains such as zoology, mineralogy, palaeontology, botany, and entomology.
Other notable tourist destinations
- Visit the Warner Bros. Studio Tour where Harry Potter was shot. Take a look at the props used in all the Harry Potter films. The ultimate trip for the Pottermaniacs!
- Explore the Second World War clandestine headquarters of Winston Churchill near Westminster Station.
- Want to check out the best view of the city? Head over to Coca-Cola London Eye. With 32 capsules offering 30 mons view to 25 people. This is the ultimate photogenic spot for tourists!
- Check out the Tower of London with its long history comprising of the palace, execution spot, and prison.