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Best Attractions in London– London is a driving force – spanning thousands years of culture, history, and architecture. It is one of the largest cities in the world with a population of 8.615 million people. It is bigger than New York. (659 sq-m vs. 468.9 sq- m).

18th century’s writer Samuel Johnson perfectly said “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.

The world has spoken- London became the world’s top tourist destination (March 5, 2014), ALVA) attracting upward of 16 million visitors in year 2013

This will be a really hard job when you are going to choose what to see in London or 10 best London Attractions among hundreds of attractions. All London Attractions in fact demand your time to visit them. But we list here 10 best London attractions based on statistics of Numbers of Visitors released by Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) alongside our recommendations.

Top 10 and the best attractions of London:

    1. British Museum– Numbers of visitors: 6,701,036
    2. National Gallery– Numbers of visitors: 6,031,574
    3. Natural History Museum– Numbers of visitors: 5,356,884
    4. Tate Britain – Tate Modern – Turner Collection– Numbers of visitors: 4,884,939
    5. Science Museum– Numbers of visitors: 3,316,00
    6. Victoria and Albert Museum– Numbers of visitors: 3,290,500
    7. Tower of London–Numbers of visitors: 2,894,698
    8. Somerset House– Numbers of visitors: 2,398,066
    9. St Paul Cathedral– Numbers of visitors: 2,138,130
    10. Westminster Abbey– Numbers of visitors: 2,020,637

(Numeric figure denotes number of visits by visitors)

The full table of ALVA member visitor figures for 2013 is available at ALVA website

Tourists Popular Attractions in London

You will miss greatly if you don’t consider the other attractions. Based on statistics, travellers’ experience and recommendations from other Travel Organizations, we provide here a list of London Attractions from which you can draw up your plan for attractions to be seen at the minimum.

01. British Museum

02. Trafalgar Square and its Surroundings all big attractions like National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Somerset House, St Martin Church And Lunchtime Music, Nelson Column, Admiralty Arch

03. Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum

04. Tower of London & Its Surroundings like Ceremony of the Keys, Tower Bridge and Exhibition, All Hallows by the Tower, St. Catherine Dock

05. St Paul Cathedral

06. British Parliament House & its Surrounding like Bigben (Elizabeth Tower), Climb Up Bigben, Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey, Churchill’s War Cabinet Room, Whitehall, Downing Street, Horse Guards, Banqueting House, Cenotaph

07. Buckingham Palace & its Surroundings like Changing Guard Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, St. James’s Palace, Wellington Arch, Constitution Hill, St. James Park, Red Route – Pall Mall, Hyde Park, The Serpentine Lake (inside Hyde Park), The Princess Diana Memorial Fountain (inside Hyde Park), Speaker’s Corner – Hyde Park

08. The London Eye and its Surroundings like Tate Britain – Tate Modern – Turner Collection, London Dungeon, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Sealife London Aquarium, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Millennium Bridge etc.

09. Madame Tussauds and its Surrounding like The Sherlock Holmes Museum, The Wallace Collection

10. National Maritime Museum and its Surrounding like Royal Observatory Greenwich, The Queen House-Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College – Greenwich Palace, Greenwich Park.

11. Hampton Court Palace

12. Kew Palace & Kew Garden – Royal Botanic Gardens

14. Kensington Palace

15. China Town, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, West End Area,

16. Imperial War Museum, The London Royal Air Force Museum, National Army Museum, HMS Belfast

17. The Monument

18. ZSL London Zoo

19. Thames River Cruise

20. Shopping Places & Exclusive Brand Shops. Exclusive Brand Shop like Harrods, Hamley, Selfridges etc and Shopping Places like Oxfords Street, Regent Street, Westfield etc. and Famous Street Markets like Borough Market, Camden Town, Bricklane Bangla Town, Portobello Market etc

 

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