The best visitor attractions in London

British Museum ©en.wikipedia.org

England’s capital city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. London is a gorgeous city, being home to numerous fantastic landmarks and visitor attractions. I am absolutely sure that you’ve already heard about the city’s best-known landmarks and attractions.

If you would like to find out which are the best visitor attractions in London, all you have to do is to read on. The following article will include useful information relating to these buildings and landmarks. Partly due to these visitor attractions London attracts millions of tourists every year, making the city one of Europe’s most visited ones. If you find London attractive, too, make your packages and visit as many attractions of the gorgeous city as you can.

The British Museum

As one of the most visited attractions of London, the fantastic British Museum includes about 8 million objects presented in fantastic exhibitions. Dedicated to culture and history, the museum was established at the middle of the 18th century. The worldwide famous museum attracts millions of visitors every year. There are numerous departments in the museum, such as the Department of Greece and Rome, of Ancient Egypt, of Asia, of Prehistory and Europe and so on. This fantastic museum is a free attraction, being open every day from 10:00 until 17:30, on Fridays until 20:30. (January 2013)

British Museum ©en.wikipedia.org

London Eye

One of the most representative landmarks of London is the fantastic London Eye. It is actually the huge Ferris wheel of London situated on the Thames River’s South Bank. As Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel, the London Eye is extremely popular among visitors. The opening hours vary depending on season. From January to March the Ferris wheel is open daily from 10:00 to 20:30. (January 2013)

London Eye by night ©Adriano Aurelio Araujo/Flickr

The National Gallery

Another fantastic museum of London is the National Gallery. It is also very attractive to visitors of London. Situated on the Trafalgar Square, the museum was established in 1824. The fantastic art museum is home to thousands of paintings dating from the 13th century, attracting millions of visitors every year. It is surely one of the best visitor attractions of London. The fantastic art museum can be visited every day from 10:00 until 18:00, on Fridays from 10:00 until 21:00. (January 2013)

The Tower of London

The spectacular landmark of the city, the Tower of London is a significant visitor attraction of the capital city. It is actually a beautiful castle situated in the centre of the city. Founded in the 11th century, the castle includes several buildings which were constructed in several stages. The amazing landmark of London can be visited every day: between March and October from 9:00 or 10:00 to 17:30 and between November and February from 9:00 or 10:00 until 16:30. (January 2013)

Tower of London ©en.wikipedia.org

Madame Tussauds

The amazing Madame Tussauds is actually a wax museum in London. It is extremely popular among visitors. It includes numerous waxworks of national and international personalities, including film stars, musicians, royal figures, historical personalities, infamous murderers and so on. The fantastic museum can be visited every day from 10:00 to 20:00 except on Fridays and Saturdays (until 22:00). (January 2013)

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