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London - The Greatest City in the Western World

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London is a destination that you can continue to come back to again and again and continue to enjoy its delights.

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Foodie
  • Luxury Traveller

42 Places

5 City Tips

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42 Places

The Chesterfield Mayfair

Hotels

Tower of London

Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Buckingham Palace

Castles, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites

The Queen's Gallery

Art Galleries, Art Museums

Royal Mews

Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon

Restaurants

Le Boudin Blanc

Restaurants

Simpson's in The Strand

Restaurants

The Mayfair Chippy, Fish and Chips

Restaurants

The Gun

Restaurants

The Market Tavern

Restaurants

Churchill War Rooms

Historic Sites, History Museums, Military Museums

Sarastro

Restaurants

Roast

Restaurants

Luna Nuova

Restaurants

V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum

Art Museums

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Theatres

Trafalgar Square

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Piccadilly Circus

Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Hyde Park

Parks

London Underground

Mass Transportation Systems

Westminster Abbey

Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites

Thames River

Bodies of Water

The British Museum

History Museums, Speciality Museums, Art Museums

St. Paul's Cathedral

Churches & Cathedrals

Oxford Street

Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Westminster Cathedral

Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals

National Gallery

Art Museums

Regent Street

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Kensington Gardens

Gardens, Parks

Greenwich

Neighbourhoods

Nelson's Column

Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Observatories & Planetariums

National Portrait Gallery

Art Museums

Greenwich Park

Parks

Paddington Station

Points of Interest & Landmarks

British Library

Libraries, History Museums

ZSL London Zoo

Zoos

Green Park

Parks

Kensington Palace

Castles, Historic Sites, Gardens, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Mayfair

Neighbourhoods

Little Venice

Historic Sites, Neighbourhoods

CarpeNox's City Tips

  • Museums are, for the most part, free. Take advantage of them.
  • London has gone from a food wasteland to a foodie's delight. Be sure to sample its international cuisines, including the explosion in fresh, local British cooking.
  • Don't be surprised when your hotel room is quite small. Space is at a premium in London.
  • London can be very expensive so make sure you allocate your money carefully.
  • London has an excellent public transportation infrastructure that makes traveling around its large area manageable. Take advantage of the Underground, buses, London taxis, etc. But London is also a very walker friendly city.
  • The Chesterfield Mayfair
    Hotels
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The Chesterfield Mayfair has some of the best service we have ever received at any hotel globally.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 1,098 Hotels in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Delightful Afternoon Tea 18/04/2019
    • Hotel was fabulous but.... 17/04/2019
    • The Chesterfield Mayfair
    Address:
    35 Charles Street
    Mayfair
    London W1J 5EB
    England
    Phone:
    011 44 20 7491 2622
    Other:
  • Tower of London
    Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Every visitor to London should go to the Tower at least once to understand its importance to the history of the city.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Go early to beat the crowds.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A Great Experience While in London 19/04/2019
    • superb visit to the tower and tour guide by Yeoman Warder Scott Kelly 19/04/2019
    • Tower of London
    Phone:
    +44 20 3166 6000
    Price range:
    USD 43 - USD 43
    Hours:
    Sun - Mon
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Tue - Sat
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Other:
  • Buckingham Palace
    Castles, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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    CarpeNox Says:

    A tour of the interior of Buckingham Palace is better than watching the "Changing of the Guard" along with crowds of others.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Book your tickets on their web site for a timed entrance.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • cool 19/04/2019
    • Magnificent Buckingham Palace 19/04/2019
    • Buckingham Palace
    Address:
    Spur Road
    London SW1A 1AA
    England
    Phone:
    +44 303 123 7300
    Other:
  • The Queen's Gallery
    Art Galleries, Art Museums
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The Queen's Gallery is adjacent to Buckingham Palace with a rotating series of art exhibits. They are always well displayed, curated and worth seeing.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Check what special exhibit is on before you go.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #276 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful 19/04/2019
    • small art museum, rotating exhibits 11/04/2019
    • The Queen's Gallery
    Address:
    Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1A 1AA
    England
    Phone:
    +44 303 123 7301
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Other:
  • Royal Mews
    Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Visit the Royal Mews to see carriages and cars used to transport the royal family.

    Good for
    • Family
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #194 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Interesting visit 17/04/2019
    • Expensive with very little to see 13/04/2019
    • Royal Mews
    Address:
    Buckingham Palace
    Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 1QH
    England
    Phone:
    +44 303 123 7302
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Other:
  • The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon
    Restaurants (British)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason is one of those London delights that you have to experience.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    Tips
    • Book early as they tend to sell out the best times.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2,092 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Possibly the best Afternoon Tea in London 18/04/2019
    • Simply the best! 17/04/2019
    • The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon
    Address:
    181 Piccadilly
    Fortnum & Mason
    London W1A 1ER
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7734 8040
    Price range:
    USD 59 - USD 72
    Hours:
    Sun
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mon - Sat
    12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Other:
  • Le Boudin Blanc
    Restaurants (French, European)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Le Boudin Blanc is a little piece of Paris in the Shepherd Market.

    Good for
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Ask for a downstairs table, if possible.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #875 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great 19/04/2019
    • Not to our taste 18/04/2019
    • Le Boudin Blanc
    Address:
    Mayfair 5 Trebeck Street
    London W1J 7LT
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7499 3292
    Price range:
    USD 25 - USD 100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Other:
  • Simpson's in The Strand
    Restaurants (European, British)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Tradition reigns at Simpson's. It may be old fashioned but they still know how to cook and present a roast.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • It is had to resist the roast beef carved at your table.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #382 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fabulous service. 16/04/2019
    • Nic gesture.. 15/04/2019
    • Simpson's in The Strand
    Address:
    100 Strand
    London WC2R 0EW
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7420 2111
    Price range:
    USD 31 - USD 55
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Other:
  • The Mayfair Chippy, Fish and Chips
    Restaurants (Seafood, European, British)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The Great British is a comfortable Mayfair neighborhood restaurant.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • They are switching their menu to feature fish & chips.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #556 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Worst fish and chips EVER 19/04/2019
    • Fantastic! 19/04/2019
    • The Mayfair Chippy, Fish and Chips
    Address:
    14 North Audley Street
    Mayfair
    London W1K 6WE
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7741 2233
    Price range:
    USD 17 - USD 39
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
    Sat - Sun
    11:00 am - 9:45 pm
    Other:
  • The Gun
    Restaurants (British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The Gun is a comfortable gastropub with good food and a charming ambiance.

    Good for
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Hard to find but worth the trip.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1,639 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    • Lovely Sunday dinner 15/04/2019
    • Nice river terrace plus good food. 13/04/2019
    • The Gun
    Address:
    27 Cold Harbour
    London E14 9NS
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7519 0075
    Price range:
    USD 21 - USD 88
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:30 am - 11:00 pm
    Mon - Sat
    11:30 am - 12:00 am
    Other:
  • The Market Tavern
    Restaurants (Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The Market Tavern is a pub in Shepherd's Market with above average food.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Comfortable.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3,760 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice and cosy 05/03/2019
    • So Welcoming 03/02/2019
    • The Market Tavern
    Address:
    7 Shepherd Street
    W1J 7HR
    London W1J 7HR
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7491 0910
    Price range:
    USD 18 - USD 34
    Hours:
    Sun
    12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Mon - Sat
    12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Other:
  • Churchill War Rooms
    Historic Sites, History Museums, Military Museums
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The Churchill War Rooms are preserved exactly as they were on VE day. This is where Churchill and his staff executed their WW II strategy from.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Visit the adjacent Churchill museum to learn more about his life.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Such a great experience to lean more about Churchill and WWII 19/04/2019
    • Imperial War Museum 19/04/2019
    • Churchill War Rooms
    Address:
    Clive Steps, King Charles Street
    London SW1A 2AQ
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7930 6961
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:30 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
  • Sarastro
    Restaurants (Mediterranean, European, Turkish)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Sarastro is eclectic in its décor and its food. Several nights a week they have live entertainment with dinner.

    Good for
    • Couples
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Combine with a trip to a nearby theatre.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1,464 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Naughty but Nice ! 14/04/2019
    • Flamboyant is an understatement! 13/04/2019
    • Sarastro
    Address:
    126 Drury Lane
    Covent Garden
    London WC2B 5SU
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7836 0101
    Price range:
    USD 26 - USD 46
    Hours:
    Sun
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Mon - Sat
    12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Other:
  • Roast
    Restaurants (British)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Roast has some of the best food we have had in London, not just the roasts featured in their name.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Upstairs at the Borough Market.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2,572 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    • Disappointing 17/04/2019
    • Good old fashion Roast 15/04/2019
    • Roast
    Address:
    Stoney Street
    The Floral Hall
    London SE1 1TL
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 3006 6111
    Price range:
    USD 39 - USD 107
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:30 am - 6:30 pm
    Mon - Fri
    7:30 am - 10:45 pm
    Sat
    8:30 am - 10:45 pm
    Other:
  • Luna Nuova
    Restaurants (Italian, Mediterranean, European)
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Luna Nuova serves outstanding genuine Italian food. It is worth finding.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • Take the underground to Fulham.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #207 of 19,284 restaurants in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing food and friendly staff 10/04/2019
    • Rude staff 06/04/2019
    • Luna Nuova
    Address:
    773 Fulham Road
    London SW6 5HA
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7371 9774
    Price range:
    USD 13 - USD 46
    Hours:
    Sun
    9:00 am - 9:30 pm
    Mon - Thu
    6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
    Fri
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Sat
    9:00 am - 10:30 pm
    Other:
  • V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum
    Art Museums
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The Victoria and Albert Museum has some many different collections that there is something for everyone.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Free, like all London museums, but special exhibitions have a fee.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A absorbing day 19/04/2019
    • A fascinating few hours 19/04/2019
    • V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum
    Address:
    Cromwell Road
    London SW7 2RL
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7942 2000
    Other:
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Theatres
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Shakespeare performed in a faithful reproduction of one of his theatres? What more could one ask for?

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • The daily tours are led by actors.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #104 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Globe tour 16/04/2019
    • Journey to the Past 15/04/2019
    • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Address:
    21 New Globe Walk
    London SE1 9DT
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7902 1400
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Other:
  • Trafalgar Square
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Trafalgar Square with Nelson's column in the center is a London icon.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #147 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Center of London 19/04/2019
    • Great location, lots happening, fountains, columns. Should go see 17/04/2019
    • Trafalgar Square
    Address:
    Centre of the City
    London SW1A
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7183 6797
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Other:
  • Piccadilly Circus
    Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Piccadilly Circus seems to be the center of activity in London - theatre, shopping and food.

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Tips
    • It is said that you will meet someone you know if you wait long enough.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #255 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Times Square In London 19/04/2019
    • BoodyRocco 5Guyd 18/04/2019
    • Piccadilly Circus
    Address:
    Piccadilly Circus
    London W1J 9HS
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7734 4507
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Hyde Park
    Parks
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Hyde Park is an island of tranquility within busy London.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Don't trip on the sun bathers on the grass.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lovely as usual 19/04/2019
    • Great Place for a Gentle Stroll or just to Relax & Enjoy the World go by 19/04/2019
    • Hyde Park
    Phone:
    +44 300 061 2000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    5:00 am - 12:00 am
    Other:
  • London Underground
    Mass Transportation Systems
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    The London Tube is a miracle of getting from one place to another. It can get crowded and you should learn how to use the iconic map to find you way from place to place.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Get an Oyster card instead of buying individual tickets.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Easy using 19/04/2019
    • Fast and Cheap 19/04/2019
    • London Underground
    Phone:
    +44 343 222 1234
    Other:
  • Westminster Abbey
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Westminster Abbey and the adjacent Houses of Parliament should be on your initial tour of London

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #11 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Truly spectacular! 19/04/2019
    • HISTORY, HISTORY, HISTORY 19/04/2019
    • Westminster Abbey
    Address:
    20 Dean's Yard
    Broad Sanctuary
    London SW1P 3PA
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7222 5152
    Hours:
    Mon - Tue
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Wed
    9:30 am - 6:00 pm
    Thu - Sat
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Other:
  • Thames River
    Bodies of Water
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    In many ways, the Thames River defines London with so many of its landmarks along its banks.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Take a boat tour.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #127 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Seeing London from Thames river 19/04/2019
    • THE WONDERFUL RIVER THAMES 18/04/2019
    • Thames River
    Phone:
    +44 20 8891 1411
    Other:
  • The British Museum
    History Museums, Speciality Museums, Art Museums
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    The British Museum has some of the world's art and archeology treasures.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Too big to see everything in one visit.
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Resourcefull museum 19/04/2019
    • Um dia é muito pouco 19/04/2019
    • The British Museum
    Address:
    Great Russell Street
    London WC1B 3DG
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7323 8299
    Hours:
    Fri
    10:00 am - 8:30 pm
    Sat - Thu
    10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Other:
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
    Churches & Cathedrals
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    St. Paul's and the story of its building by Christofer Wren after the Great Fire seems like a work of fiction, but it is true.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Climb us to the Whispering Gallery
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Gorgeous 19/04/2019
    • THE MOSAICS ARE UNBELIEVABLE IN THEIR BEAUTY 19/04/2019
    • St. Paul's Cathedral
    Address:
    St Paul's Churchyard
    London EC4M 8AD
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7246 8350
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Other:
  • Oxford Street
    Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Oxford Street and close by are where many of the well known shops are located.

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Tips
    • Visit some of the smaller shops, not just department stores.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #241 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • regular 16/04/2019
    • Great for shoppers 15/04/2019
    • Oxford Street
    Address:
    Oxford Street
    London W1W 8LG
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7240 7701
    Other:
  • Westminster Cathedral
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Westminster Cathedral is part of the complex including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    From the community
    Ranked #93 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • An epic structure, less congested than other London landmarks 15/04/2019
    • A Lovely Visit 09/04/2019
    • Westminster Cathedral
    Address:
    42 Francis Street
    London SW1P 1QW
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7798 9055
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Other:
  • National Gallery
    Art Museums
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    The National Gallery has, without question, the best collection of fine art of all periods in the United Kingdom.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Free admission.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent London museum 19/04/2019
    • the best in uk 19/04/2019
    • National Gallery
    Address:
    Trafalgar Square
    London WC2N 5DN
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7747 2885
    Hours:
    Fri
    10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Sat - Thu
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
  • Regent Street
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    CarpeNox Says:

    Regent Street intersects Oxford Street and contains more of the most important shops.

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #157 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • great walkabout 13/04/2019
    • STAY AWAY FROM THE HUNTER STORE ON REGENT STREET 01/04/2019
    • Regent Street
    Address:
    London W1
    London
    England
    Other:
  • Kensington Gardens
    Gardens, Parks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Kensington Gardens is adjacent to the Palace and is most enjoyable on a fine day.

    Good for
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #42 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lovely Oasis In The Middle Of A Bustling City 19/04/2019
    • One of London's most amazing spaces 18/04/2019
    • Kensington Gardens
    Address:
    The Magazine Storeyard
    Magazine Gate
    London W2 UH
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7298 2100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    6:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Other:
  • Greenwich
    Neighbourhoods
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Greenwich houses the Royal Observatory with the international data along with a fine maritime museum.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Don't miss Wren's naval hospital dining room.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #52 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Day trip 16/04/2019
    • pleasant area with lots to see and do 16/04/2019
    • Greenwich
    Phone:
    +44 870 608 2000
    Other:
  • Nelson's Column
    Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Nelson's Column and the nearby lion statues are symbols of London's historic strength.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    From the community
    Ranked #259 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Quite the column and spectacular setting. 17/04/2019
    • London visit 14/04/2019
    • Nelson's Column
    Address:
    Trafalgar Square
    London
    England
    Other:
  • Royal Observatory Greenwich
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Observatories & Planetariums
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Have your photo taken with one foot on either side of the international data line.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #249 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • I will return! 19/04/2019
    • Favourite area 19/04/2019
    • Royal Observatory Greenwich
    Address:
    Blackheath Avenue
    London SE10 8EJ
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 8312 6608
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Other:
  • National Portrait Gallery
    Art Museums
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The National Portrait Galley is next to the National Gallery and features paintings and photographs of famous people of all walks of life.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #75 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very Interesting 19/04/2019
    • If you like people you will like this place! 17/04/2019
    • National Portrait Gallery
    Address:
    Charing Cross Road 2 St. Martin's Place
    London WC2H 0HE
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 7306 0055
    Hours:
    Fri
    10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Sat - Thu
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
  • Greenwich Park
    Parks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Greenwich Park is a large green space that you cross from the river up to the Observatory.

    Good for
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #47 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Perfectly tranquil 19/04/2019
    • Excelent place to go with family. 18/04/2019
    • Greenwich Park
    Address:
    Greenwich Park
    London SE10 8QY
    England
    Phone:
    +44 20 8858 2608
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    6:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Other:
  • Paddington Station
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Paddington Station is where the Heathrow Express drops you off to London for other transport connections. Make sure you see the statue of its famous bear namesake.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #281 of 2,009 things to do in London
    • Great Station - Be Sure To Take Your Paddington Bear Photo 19/04/2019
    • Lost property good and bad 19/04/2019
    • Paddington Station
    Address:
    Praed St
    London W2 1 HQ
    England
    Phone:
    +44 845 711 4141
    Other:
  • British Library
    Libraries, History Museums
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The British Library has two of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta and that is just the start of its treasures.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Listen to some of their recordings.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #73 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Boring and tour unnecessary 18/04/2019
    • Not like my library at home 17/04/2019
    • British Library
    Address:
    96 Euston Road
    London NW1 2DB
    England
    Phone:
    +44 1937 546060
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Mon - Thu
    9:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Fri
    9:30 am - 6:00 pm
    Sat
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Other:
  • ZSL London Zoo
    Zoos
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    CarpeNox Says:

    The London Zoo is a great place to take children and adults like it too.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #393 of 2,009 things to do in London
    • Worst zoo I’ve ever visited 19/04/2019
    • Zoo middle of the city 🦍🐠🦁🐵🐅 19/04/2019
    • ZSL London Zoo
    Address:
    Regents Park
    Outer Circle
    London NW1 4RY
    England
    Phone:
    +44 344 225 1826
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
  • Green Park
    Parks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Green Park is one of London's largest green spaces and convenient to many sights, like Buckingham Palace.

    Good for
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #201 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very nice park, not famous but wonderful to walk 17/04/2019
    • Nice green space in the city 11/04/2019
    • Green Park
    Address:
    Piccadilly
    London W1J 9EJ
    England
    Phone:
    +44 300 061 2350
    Other:
  • Kensington Palace
    Castles, Historic Sites, Gardens, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    CarpeNox Says:

    A tour of Kensington Palace provides insights into some of its residents from Queen Victoria to Lady Diana.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Prince William and his family live next door.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #357 of 2,009 things to do in London
    • History 18/04/2019
    • Mixed opinions rude staff 17/04/2019
    • Kensington Palace
    Phone:
    +44 20 3166 6000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Other:
  • Mayfair
    Neighbourhoods
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    CarpeNox Says:

    Mayfair is one of London's most posh neighborhoods with high-end hotels, restaurants and shops.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    Tips
    • Don't be alarmed by the armed guards outside of the embassies.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #120 of 2,009 things to do in London
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Exclusive all ovet 16/04/2019
    • An exclusive London area. 03/04/2019
    • Mayfair
  • Little Venice
    Historic Sites, Neighbourhoods
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    CarpeNox Says:

    A boat tour down the Little Venice canal allows you to see the back side of London neighborhoods and gives you an entirely different perspective.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • You can disembark at the London Zoo.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #320 of 2,009 things to do in London
    • Away from the hustle and bustle 15/04/2019
    • Don't Miss Toad Hall. 10/04/2019
    • Little Venice
    Address:
    Regent's park
    London W2 1TH
    England
    Phone:
    +44 7957 706086
    Other:
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