Those visiting London for the very first time will be amazed at the variety of tourist spots to visit all across the city. From catching up with the city’s captivating history to the best of shopping, there are a plethora of things to do on a trip.
Those looking for a nice central spot to stay during the trip will find a good choice of accommodation near Brewery Road. While staying at The Montcalm At Brewery London hotel, some of the attractions to explore on your maiden trip include:
Often confused with the London Bridge, the Tower Bridge is to its west near the Tower of London. A drawbridge, its impressive 65 metre high towers are a fascinating sight to behold. There is a relatively new glass platform that visitors can cross from one end to the other. It offers spectacular views of the Thames River flowing beneath along with the traffic below. It also offers some of the finest views of the city landscape and is among the most recognisable attractions of London.
One of the most famous of the eight Royal Parks in the city, Hyde Park is sprawling green space spread over a vast portion of central London. It is home to a slew of popular attractions including the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain and the Serpentine Lake among plenty other attractions. Extremely popular with visitors, a visit to London would be incomplete without a tour of Hyde Park!
London is home to some very historic street markets, with Borough Market the oldest in the city. Dating back to the Middle Ages, it is located near London Bridge Station to the west of the popular Southbank area. Food lovers will relish a visit with a host of cafes, bars and restaurants to dine at. An equally attractive informal dining option is the numerous street food spots in the market.
Tower of London:
The most iconic attractions in the city, the Tower of London has assumed many roles during its nine centuries of existence. These range from Royal quarters, a prison, the Royal Mint and plenty more. Now it is home to the priceless Crown Jewels. Its chequered history combined with its historical significance makes it a must visit for first-timers to the city.
Perhaps the fines vantage point from which to see most of central London, Primrose Hill is a popular spot for picnickers and couple looking to escape the crowds of the city. The perfect location to unwind with the family, as a couple or even solo!
Perhaps it would be apt to describe London as the museum capital of Europe if not the world! A perfect example in South Kensington is the stretch referred to as Museum Row. With three of the finest museums at the location viz. The Victoria & Albert Museum of Design, the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum, it is the ultimate culture fix. The best part is all three museums are free to visit (except for special exhibitions, when a fee may be charged). With a host of interactive features, definitely one of the most fascinating places to visit when in town.