Some top attractions in London that visitors usually visit like British Museum, Buckingham Palace, Parliament House, London Eye, Tower Bridge etc.

Top 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). Tourists find huge points of interest to see in London. Most of the places to visit for free.

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

This will be a really hard job when you are going to choose what to see in London or 10 top attractions among hundreds of attractions. All London attractions in fact demand your time to visit them. But we list here Top 10 London attractions based on statistics of Numbers of Visitors released by Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA). Additionally there are some other points of interest. Considering statistics, visitors comments we also put our recommendation which places to visit in London.

10 Top attractions in London:

  1. British Museum London– Numbers of visitors: 6,420,395
  2. National Gallery London– Numbers of visitors: 6,262,839
  3. Tate Britain – Tate Modern – Turner Collection– Numbers of visitors: 5,839,197
  4. Natural History Museum London– Numbers of visitors: 4,624,113
  5. SouthBank Centre- Numbers of visitors: 3,909,376
  6. Somerset House London– Numbers of visitors: 3,443,220
  7. Science Museum London– Numbers of visitors: 3,245,750
  8. Victoria and Albert Museum London– Numbers of visitors: 3,022,086
  9. Tower of London– Numbers of visitors: 2,741,126
  10. Royal Museums Greenwich– Numbers of visitors: 2,451,023
  11. National Portrait Gallery– Numbers of visitors: 1,949,330
  12. Kew Gardens– Numbers of visitors: 1,828,956
  13. Westminster Abbey– Numbers of visitors: 1,819,945
  14. Royal Albert Hall– Numbers of visitors: 1,660,123
  15. St Paul Cathedral– Numbers of visitors: 1,519,018
  • Numeric figure denotes number of visits by visitors in Year 2016. The full table of ALVA member visitor figures is available at ALVA website

Our recommendations- popular attractions in London

Based on statistics, travellers’ experience and recommendations from other Travel Organizations, we provide here a list of Points of Interest. 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. Royal Museums Greenwich i.e. its four museums National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory, Queen’s House art gallery, Cutty Sark and Peter Harrison Planetarium  , 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 in London, 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

Visitors are very much welcome to London. We are here to help you in choosing and booking London attractions. Just contact us, we will do the rest. You will find London Tourist Information Centres within your reach. For travel information, click here TFL- Travel Information for Visitors. Any problem, need help- why not to seek Police help London Met Police-Your Friend Always


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