Take A Walk on The South Bank of the Thames River
The Thames is the lifeline that helped make this city so strong. As you walk along this beautiful river allow your imagination to fill in the history. Picture the ships and people who used this river before you.
For the brave of heart, The London Eye is a wonderful way to see the city. The London Eye is made up of 32 clear capsules that allow viewers to see the city from 443 feet in the air. You can see up to 25 miles away when you are up in one of these capsules.
The View From the Top of St. Paul's Cathedral
"To sneak into St. Paul's for an afternoon evensong, and sit gazing up at the mosaics as the choir's voices soar, is to savour a moment of absolute peace and beauty," wrote Louise Nicholson in her book "London's Best." Climbing the 530 steps to the top of this cathedral is well worth the effort. St Paul's offers a gorgeous panoramic view of London.
Head To Brick Lane for Indian Food
London offers a wonderful blend of cultures. One great benefit of this is the food. Head to Brick Lane and grab some Indian food for a delicious break during your adventures.
This breathtaking piece of London's history is a must to check out. This is the place where royalty were both crowned and buried. Beat the crowds and check out an 8:00 a.m. service.
Walk Across Tower Bridge
This bridge over the Thames has been around since 1894. This beautiful bridge is another great way to see London and the Thames River.
The Tate Modern
Walk across The Millennium Bridge to this fantastic museum. Even the building itself is a work of art. This unique work of architecture houses everything from Dali's surrealism to Warhol's pop art.
Buckingham Palace is certainly a must for anyone visiting London. Here you can see the famous changing of the guard, the Queen's personal art gallery, and of course the home of London's royalty. Buckingham Palace has been the home of London's royal family since 1763 when George III purchased it for his young bride.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Catch a Shakespeare play performed by some of the best actors you'll ever see. Watch "The Bard's" words come to life in London's wonderful Royal Shakespeare Theater. Purchase your tickets ahead of time by calling 020-7638-8891.
For a look at some amazing contemporary art don't miss The Saatchi Gallery. Saatchi offers a venue for young or aspiring unknowns from all over the world to display their work. Many of the artists whose work make it to Saatchi are fresh and new to the art scene.