We all know this classic places to see in London. But let’s see if you can get excited by these cultural and historic places which are on today’s London attractions list.
1. British Museum
The world-famous British Museum exhibits the works from prehistoric to modern times from all around the world. Highlights include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, and the mummies in the Ancient Egypt collection. You can walk through history of of modern civilization and feel the time of every epoch. Entry is free but special exhibitions may require tickets.
2. Tate Modern
Tate Modern,hidden on the banks of the Thames, is Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art. You will notice its unique shape which is due to it previously being a power station. Inside you’ll find exhibitions by top artists from Damien Hirst to Gauguin. At the gallery’s restaurants you can enjoy nice meal ans fabulous views across the city. Entry is free.
The crowning glory of Trafalgar Square, London’s National Gallery is a vast space; it’s filled with Western European paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries. In this iconic art gallery you can find works by masters such as Van Gogh, da Vinci, Botticelli, Constable, Renoir, Titian and Stubbs. As in most museums, entry is free.
4.Natural History Museum
As well as the amazing permanent dinosaur exhibition, the Natural History Museum has a collection of the biggest, tallest and rarest animals in the world. have you seen a life-sized Blue Whale, a 40-million-year-old spider, and the beautiful Central Hall? Entry is free but some special exhibitions require tickets.
The Energy London Eye is a major feature of London’s skyline. Did you know that it is the world’s highest observation wheel? With 32 capsules, each weighing 10 tonnes, and holding up to 25 people. Climb aboard for a breathtaking experience, with unforgettable views of more than 55 of London’s most famous landmarks – all in just 30 minutes! Tickets are available online and at cashier by the London Eye.
If you like to see development of science from ancient times to modern futuristic ideas you are at the right place. You can see, touch and experience the major scientific advances of the last 300 years; don’t forget the fantastic Imax cinema. Entry is free but some exhibitions require tickets.
7.Victoria and Albert Museum
The V&A celebrates art and design with 3,000 years worth of amazing artifacts from around the world. It’s a real treasure of goodies, you never know what you’ll discover next: furniture, paintings, sculpture, metalwork, and textiles, it’s endless… Entry is free but some special exhibitions require tickets.
Want to meet the world’s most famous faces? Just come to Madame Tussauds! Meet Shakespeare and Lady Gaga, influential figures from showbiz, sport, politics and even Royalty. Strike a pose with Usain Bolt, kiss Brad Pitt or receive a once-in-a-lifetime audience with Her Majesty the Queen.
9.Royal Museums Greenwich
The world’s largest maritime museum, the historic Queen’s House, and the Royal Observatory Greenwichare open for you: all now part of the Royal Museums Greenwich. Stand astride the Prime Meridian, touch a meteorite, and see the stars in the planetarium. Some are free to enter; some charges apply
10. Tower of London
Take a tour around the Tower of London, one of the world’s most famous buildings. Discover its 900-year history as a royal palace, prison and place of execution, arsenal, jewel house and zoo! Everything you learnt from your history lesson. Gaze up at the White Tower, tiptoe through a medieval king’s bedchamber and marvel at the Crown Jewels. Huge part of history to join!