Sightseeing and Entertainment Options for Visitors to London

With thousands of attractions and landmarks, a royal heritage and a glorious history, London is a melting pot of places to visit for visitors to the city. It can take the visitor many days to see even a few of the total number of attractions but an attempt has been made to enumerate a few of the most important places of interest.

History and Heritage: Some of the places that provide an insight into the glorious history and rich heritage of London include The Tower of London providing more than 1,000 years of history and having been a palace, a prison, place of execution, arsenal, Jewel house and a zoo; Buckingham Palace which is the Queen’s official residence and is open to the public each summer; the Houses of Parliament where laws are debated and passed by the British government; the Big Ben which is a more than 150-year-old clock that towers above the Palace of Westminster and other attractions such as Kensington Palace, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and Trafalgar Square.

Shopping Options: London is a shopper’s paradise with different types of shopping options that include Harrods which is a world-famous store having over-the-top grandeur and luxury merchandise; Oxford Street that has all the big chains and more than 300 shops; Westfield Stratford that offers a good mix of designer labels, department and chain stores and independent boutiques; and various markets such as Covent Garden, Portobello Road, Spitalfields and Camden markets.

Attractions for Families: These include the Science Museum, the V&A Museum of Childhood, Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford; Hamley’s toy shop; and Ripley’s Believe it or Not.

Most visitors who come to London for sightseeing find that staying at Park Grand Hotel London is very convenient as they are located quite close to most of the attractions of central London making it easy for them to visit them easily.

Culturally Rich Attractions: For entertainment London has a lot to offer including the Theatreland where you can enjoy some of the best shows and musicals. Some of the best venues include the London Coliseum, Royal Opera House and the Royal Ballet, or Sadler’s Wells Theatre. London also offers many museums and art galleries and most of them are free. These include the Museum of London, the British Museum, Science Museum, V&A Museum, the Natural History Museum, National Portrait Gallery, National Gallery, Tate Modern and many more.

If you are visiting London it would be best for you to stay at Park Grand London as you can enjoy comfortable accommodation with all facilities in the heart of the city at affordable cost.

Gourmet’s Paradise: London also offers lots of food options ranging from traditional British food to cuisines from almost all countries of the world such as Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Mexican, and various others. From the fine dining eateries and Michelin-starred restaurants to the food stalls in the markets, London offers all types of food.

London also offers many Royal Parks and other parks and gardens for relaxation and for leisure activities.

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