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The Best Attractions in London

February 12, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 158

London is one of the most-visited cities in the world by people from England and around the globe. What is so spectacular about this city? Why do people come here again and again? This article explains what makes London a tourist's favourite spot.

Going through an international traveller's guide, I'm sure one of the first places mentioned in it would be London. With its rich cultural heritage, scenic spots, historical monuments, architectural marvels and many other attractions, London has always attracted people from every part of the globe. There are plenty of places to visit in London; a few of them are discussed below.

Madame Tussauds: One of the iconic landmarks of London, Madame Tussauds is known for its wax figures of the world's eminent personalities like Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, Mahatma Gandhi, Angelina Jolie, George. W. Bush, Tiger Woods, etc. No tourist would leave London without visiting these amazing works of art.

Piccadilly Circus: Piccadilly Circus is one of the busiest streets of London. The famous Eros statue is situated in the middle of the street where you can always find someone being photographed in the background of the statue. Some of the major shopping and entertainment areas like Soho, Chinatown and Leicester Square are at walkable distance from here.

The Tower of London: This is a historical castle which was the home for King Henry VIII. It's also considered as one of the most important landmarks of London. There are many interesting stories related to this castle. Rumour also has it that the castle is haunted.

Oxford Street: If you love going shopping for clothes and accessories, this is the best place to be. Oxford Street has some of the best boutiques and department stores in the world which offer fashionable apparel and accessories. Marks & Spencer, Gucci and Armani are some of the fashion stores you would find here.

Tottenham Court Road: This again is a street where people come to shop. The stores here majorly sell consumer electronic goods, furniture, etc.

The River Thames: Thames is a river that runs across the city. A ride across the river will definitely be one of the memories you would cherish forever.

Beauchamp Place: This is the street where celebrities and royal family members come to shop. Beauchamp Street has gained its reputation as the most fashionable street in London.

The O2: O2 is a state-of-the-art concert arena where you have plenty of things to do. There is a music club, cinema, bars, exhibition space and areas for special events. You are going to get tired of enjoying!

Apart from all the places mentioned above, London has plenty other treats for you. London also offers some of the best hotels in the world for bed and breakfast London Victoria hotels being one among the many. You may find hotels that provide with cheap accommodation as well as those with high rates. Affordable taxi services and tourist guides are also available to assist you throughout your trip so that you just have to sit and enjoy the beautiful places here.

The adventures in this city never end. Each moment you spend here will be a memorable one. What are you waiting for? Get ready to have your holidays at this dream destination!

The writer of this article is associated to Hanover Hotels, one of London's cheap hotels London Central location is the base of their operations.

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