Give me some tips about the places i should visit as i am going to U.K.
January 18, 2007 12:39pm CST
Can anyone here who stays in london help me regarding the place, as i am visiting london with my wife and daughter, so which is the tourist attraction places and any places for kids to enjoy.
• United States
25 Apr 08
What to see in London ... Ok, you probably already have the basic list: - Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard - Big Ben - House of Parliament - Westminster Abby - Trafalgar Square - Piccadilly Circus - London Bridge (which isn't in London anymore, it's in AZ, but what you are looking for is actually called the "Tower Bridge"!) - As long as you're at the bridge, you might as well see the Tower of London too! It's where they jailed the royalty and today they store the "Royal Jewels". Here are some other sites and things to do you may not have thought of: - Museums! London has lots of world-class museums. Don't miss: - - "The British Museum" a most wonderful collection of artifacts from around the world. http://www.britishmuseum.org/ - - Three museums close together - The Victoria & Albert Museum http://www.vam.ac.uk/ and The Natural History & Science Museums http://www.nhm.ac.uk/ - The Victoria & Albert Museum is a huge museum of culture, conveniently situated next door to the Science museums. It's worth the visit for the cast rooms alone. These three are great for a rainy day. Kids love them! - - The Nation Gallery in Trafalgar Square and The "Tate Modern" and "Tate Britain" art museums http://www.tate.org.uk/ - Take a walk! The Thames River has a riverside trail with markers and info. Or hop on one of the river-taxis. - Hop on a double-decker city bus and just ride around town. Buy multi-day passes at the airport on arrival. Or join one of the tour companies for a guided tour in their double-decker. - Take a day trip to Stone Henge and see the "rocks". - Go to the THEATRE! London and Broadway are the centers of the universe for theatre. Don't miss the chance to see a first-run play in one of the classic theatres. Seats are not that expensive, and there plays for the whole family to enjoy. Ticket outlets are all over Leicester Square. - And don't forget to shop! Of course you have to visit Harrods (it's near the V&A and Science museums up above). But also hit some of the street bazaars and night markets (there's a good one by St.Martin's just a long block east of Trafalgar Square). - Ride the Eye! Take a ride on the Millennium Wheel, also known as the "London Eye". I just posted an article about the "Eye" - http://www.mylot.com/w/discussions/1490596.aspx Cheerio old chap!