Most people are aware of its attractions as they appear during the daytime making it a world-class city that also boasts of large green spaces making up nearly half its area and the Thames which is its lifeline and a majestic river dividing the city.
However beautiful this city might be during the day, it is a complete transformation as night falls because it shows off its alternate colours and vibrancy. The beautiful and impressive landmarks assume a completely different look of illuminated grandeur that depicts the city in a whole new light, pun intended. London gets extraordinarily alluring as night descends with its attractions filling the night with a magnificent splendour that leaves visitors completely enraptured. A whole new vista of sightseeing opens up with the onset of darkness over the city, providing visitors with an array of sightseeing opportunities. It appears as if you are visiting an entirely different city that is studded with bright and towering skyscrapers, illuminated bridges, and ecstatic lights, especially lining the river and lighting your way.
Visitors to London, who wish to enjoy the pleasure of experiencing twilight on the Thames, will find that staying at London City Suites would be the best option as it provides unlimited luxuries with best facilities and a strategic location.
When it gets dark, River Thames provides an ideal place to stroll along its banks, enjoying the sunset and the stunning views of the night time’s façade of the city. As the lights start being switched on, you can enjoy the atmosphere and go over the world-famous bridges and cross the river for getting delighted by seeing the best night time scenes that are on offer. A number of evening tours are available that focus on the city’s night time past, especially while following the river through town and marveling at the excellent blend of the traditional aspects of its history with contemporary features especially the bright lights of this mega metropolis. A twilight tour along the Thames is just what will delight you. There are plenty of such tours by bus, boat and on foot and each one of them offers something different for you to enjoy and capture the epic tale of this city.
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A great option to enjoy twilight on the Thames is to take a walk along the River and then you can cross the Millennium Bridge in twilight as the sun slowly descends over the river. You may be able to see the moon coming out slowly brightening up the surroundings against the background of the blue sky of a summer evening. You will be completely stunned when you see the lights reflecting on the water and making it glimmer. You will be able to see down the Thames towards Tower Bridge and in the foreground you can see Southwark Bridge and the Shard. It will make a pretty sight for sure. You will find that Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is just in front of you to the south side of the river and to the west you will find Blackfriars behind you. This is the view that you will get if you look east towards London Bridge and the Tower of London. Another sight that will make the entire scenario great is the drifting of the passenger boats down the Thames, sprinkling the river with more coloured lights. The Blackfriars Bridge will be at your back as will be the sunset-pink sky of the west. You can also see the only station to span the width of the River Thames which is the recently renovated Blackfriars station, a mainline and tube station, situated on the bridge.
A magnificent way of enjoying twilight on the Thames is to sail off into the sunset on a two-hour evening cruise on the historic River Thames that will enable you to enjoy the enchantment of London at night. From the confines of your boat, you will be able to enjoy the city’s main attractions at dusk including the Cutty Sark ship, Big Ben and the Shard. As you cruise the river, you will also be able to enjoy sipping sparkling wine and canapés, while taking delight in the magic of the city’s urban shoreline as night descends. In most cruises, you will be welcomed with a glass of fizz as soon as you enter while entertaining contemporary music such as pop, rock, swing and funky is being played by a live musician. You will have the option of either being on the open-air upstairs deck or in the saloon that has big windows. You will also have the option of unwinding and moving about in the boat while nibbling a canapé or you can visit the fully stocked bar.
On one such cruise, you will move along the River Thames, starting your journey at Westminster Pier. You can start by taking a stroll on the open-air deck and help yourself to delicious canapés. If you wish, you can find a seat in the indoor saloon, enjoy the jazz music and admire unobstructed views of the landmarks of the city that you will be passing by, at sunset. Moving past Westminster, the Houses of Parliament and the iconic Big Ben you will be able to admire the illuminated London Eye and Shakespeare’s famous Globe Theatre. You will then cruise under London Bridge and past the Tower of London and the stupendous Shard building. Finally, the cruise will reach Canary Wharf, the Naval College and the amazing Cutty Sark clipper ship. From here, the boat will return to Westminster Pier, where you will disembark.