London is one of the cities in Europe that has its allure for tourists. Old buildings that are still well-maintained, as well as amazing tourist sites always make tourists feel at home.
If you’re planning to go on vacation to London, the 10 best places below should be on your bucket list!
- London Eye
Who likes to play on the Ferris wheel at the amusement park? If you’re in London, you have to try the London Eye. The London Eye is one of the most popular tourist attractions frequented by tourists. You will feel the sensation of flying at an altitude of 135 meters.
- Tower Bridge
This bridge is one of the icons and landmarks of the city of London. This bridge stands over the River Thames. At night, the bridge will look so beautiful with the sparkling lights that adorn it.
- Big Ben
Who doesn’t know this big London clock? You should add this famous icon to your to-do list while in London. His old age will no longer be seen when you see him at night because it looks even more amazing.
- Madame Tussauds London
Apart from Thailand, London has the largest wax museum as well. If you haven’t been able to meet in person with your idol artist, try here. Although only a replica, the shape is very similar to the original.
One of the most popular collections at Madame Tussauds is a British boy band that is loved by many girls, One Direction. Get your camera ready!
- Buckingham Palace
This place which is the residence of the British Royal family is a must-visit. The most popular thing here is the changing of the palace guard.
Guards wearing red uniforms and high hats made of bear fur are always the center of attention of tourists. Not carelessly, the changing of the guard also has a ceremony and uses the accompaniment of royal music. That’s what makes it even more interesting.
- ZSL London Zoo
If you are traveling with your family, it is best to visit the zoo. This zoo has more than 650 species of animals. This zoo is the oldest scientific zoo in the world, founded in 1928. Children will enjoy playing with the animals here.
- Westminster Abbey
This historic building has been around since 1066 and is included in a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site. Wow!
This place became the location of the coronation of the king and queen of England. In addition, this building is a silent witness to the wedding of the British royals, such as the wedding of Prince William and Kate in 2011.
- Kensington Palace
This palace is the formation of a generation of royal women. Starting from Queen Mary, Victoria, to Diana Princess of Wales. There are several gardens for you to explore, such as the popular Sunken Garden. You must be made comfortable with the elegance of the garden.
- Camden Town
Want to go home looking for souvenirs? Yes, this is the right place for you. You can look for it at the souvenir market along Camden Road. Each shop has its characteristics.
You can choose knick-knacks that are often sought after as souvenirs. Like a fridge magnet, a keychain with a miniature of a famous London building, or a red telephone box.
- Portobello Road Market
Portobello is a center for selling antiques in London. Antique lovers really must stop here. You can browse a collection of antiques, from furniture, and clothes, to jewelry. It can also be used as a gift for loved ones at home.
Well, don’t miss all the tourist destinations above, if you’re on vacation in London. Which one do you want to go to first?