If you are “visiting London” for the first time, you should know about” best London sightseeing places” so that you can make your tour count. There are a lot of places where you can go in London and have a lot of fun. In this post, we will be discussing some of the best London Sightseeing destinations for you.
London Sightseeing Places # 1 : Camden Market London
Those people who love to visit country side London sightseeing destination, Boho Camden has got all the things that you need. This is a beautiful village around London and once you will go there, you will be lost in your mind. Perhaps, this is the one of the most beautiful villages around the world. Not only you can enjoy sightseeing in this village but you can go for shopping as well. Some of the best places to shop in Boho Camden are Stables Market and Lock Market. Here you can buy different gift items, art & crafts and vintage furniture as well. You can also buy clothes and jewelry from this village as well.
Camden Market London Photo
Camden Market London Timing
Monday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Camden Market London Address
Camden High St, London NW1 8NH
Camden Market London Map
Camden Market London Website
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London Sightseeing Place # 2 : Houses of Parliament
If you are a visitor and you want to witness the debates that are happening at the House of Lords then you are more than welcome. You can go to houses of parliament in London sightseeing tour and see the live debates in House of Commons and the house of Lords. On Wednesday, Prime Minister is present at the House of Parliament and the questioning session starts at noon on Wednesday. If you want to see how great nations question their Prime Ministers then this is the perfect place for you to be. However you should keep in mind that tickets should be arranged in advanced by your embassy for you.
Houses of Parliament Photo
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Houses of Parliament Address
House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Phone:020 7219 3000
Houses of Parliament Map
Houses of Parliament Website
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London Sightseeing Place # 3 : Dr. Johnson’s House – Best London Sightseeing Places
Many of you may not know about the importance of Dr. Johnson’s House but let me tell you that this is the place where the first ever dictionary of English language was compiled. The name of the person who compiled that dictionary was Dr. Samuel Johnson and he lived in this four-story Georgian house. He also owned a spoiled cat that has been mentioned in many history books too. In a small square, you can also locate a statue of Hodge (the cat) and oyster shells are lying around her paws. This is definitely one of the most magical London sightseeing destinations.
Dr. Johnson’s House Photo
Dr. Johnson’s House Address
Address: 17 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE
Phone: 020 7353 3745
Dr. Johnson’s House Map
Dr. Johnson’s House Website
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London Sightseeing Place # 4 : The Royal Parks – Greenwich Park
Greenwich Park has a historical value but now there are a lot of new things in this park. The main reason why new things have been added to this park is because this is one of the most famous London sightseeing destinations and since the construction of Olympic Park in Stratford, the importance of this park has increased a lot. Just last year, Discover Greenwich was opened to let visitors from all over the world see the beauty of this park. While you are there, you shouldn’t also miss the new Sammy Ofer Wing at National Maritime Museum as well.
Greenwich Park Photo
Greenwich Park Timing
Open 24 hours
Greenwich Park Address
London SE10 8QY
Phone: 020 8858 2608
Greenwich Park Map
Greenwich Park Website
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London Sightseeing Place # 5 : National Gallery, London
If you have kids and you are living in London city then you would definitely want your children to learn about the cultural heritage of your city. For this purpose, you can take your kids to National Gallery which is one of the biggest London sightseeing destinations for families. There is also a two hour art workshop arranged for kids within the age group of 5 to 11 years and that workshop takes place on Sundays from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. If your children are between 6 to 12 years of age then you should try the imaginative family workshop that takes place from 2pm to 3.30pm on each Saturday.
National Gallery Photo
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National Gallery Timing
Monday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
National Gallery Address
Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
Phone: 020 7747 2885
National Gallery Map
National Gallery Website
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London Sightseeing # 6 : Buckingham Palace – Best London Sightseeing Places
If you visit London but you don’t go to Buckingham Palace then your tour isn’t completed yet. That is the main reason why this London sightseeing destination is at number one in our list. This is also Queen’s official residence as well. We know that Buckingham Palace is not the fairy-tale type of destination but this still remains one of the “most popular places in UK” and entire world. There are a total of 19 rooms that are open for public but you will have to reach there from July to October each year. There are some other Royal Palaces where you must visit and that include; Eltham Palace, Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace.
Buckingham Palace Photo
Buckingham Palace Address
London SW1A 1AA, United Kingdom
Phone: 020 7930 4832
Buckingham Palace Map
Buckingham Palace Website
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London Sightseeing Place # 7 : Regent’s Canal
One of the most popular London sightseeing destinations is Regent’s Canal. You can take a boat ride in this canal and enjoy the beautiful scenery of London city. The trip starts from the exclusive watery enclave of Little Venice and you will be passing through London Zoo as well. If you just want to go out and have some fun time with family then this boat trip along Regent’s Canal is best option for you. The trip will end at Camden and you will have enough time to shop around in the market and return with another boat.
Regent’s Canal Photo
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Regent’s Canal Address
Jason’s Canal Boat Trip Jason’s Yard, opposite 60 Blomfield Rd, Little Venice, W9 2PD. Warwick Avenue tube.
Regent’s Canal Map
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London Sightseeing Place # 8 : Alternative London Tour
This is one of those London sightseeing tours that you must take at least once in your life. On this tour, you will see a lot of fascinating things while strolling around London city. If you are just visiting London and its different locations on your own, you will definitely miss a lot of good stuff but once you hop onto the Alternate London Tour bus, you will see all those things that are shown in movies. Tours are divided into different categories like alternate tours of east London, photographic tours, cycling tours, tours in a 1960 mini and jogging tours as well.
Alternative London Photo
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Alternative London Tour Website
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