discovering london

Your Guide To One Of The Best Cities In The World

London is one of the most picture-perfect cities in the world, and a visit will reveal a stunning variety of iconic attractions.

Stores on Oxford street London. The street decorated for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.Oxford Street in London

If you have never been to London before or if you have been here many times before, this independent website will provide you with all the information and recommendations you need to make the most of your trip.

discovering london's identity

Throughout its 2000-year history, London has been and is still one of the most fascinating and influential cities in the world, whether it is for art, architecture, nightlife, finance, theatre, or fashion.

The monarchy plays a big role in Britain's national identity. The home of the Royal family is located here in London, the Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the monarchy. This splendid palace is open to the public during summer only, typically between July and September each year. 

Overall, London is a city that will definitely impress with its incomparable blend of cultures, traditions, and history. A visit to London is essential at least once in your lifetime, and we are here to ensure it is an unforgettable experience.

where is london in the uK?

London serves as the capital city of the United Kingdom, located in the southeastern part of England. It is situated in a way that allows it to be easily accessible from various parts of the world by means of its major airports, thereby facilitating easy travel to and from the city.

Get a better understanding of where London is in relation to the rest of the United Kingdom by reading on.

The atmosphere at Piccadilly Circus at Night.Piccadilly Circus At Night

exploring london's best attractions

London is brimming with a dazzling array of popular attractions. On your trip to London, you will encounter some of the world's best and most iconic sights namely the London Eye, Big Ben, Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Church. Amongst all of this, there is a whole other side to things to do in London.

Experience the trill of watching a musical performance in London's West End, namely The Lion King, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia, and The Phantom of the Opera, which has been one of the top London West End shows of all time since 1986.

Furthermore, the city is home to numerous stunning parks, vibrant markets, and complimentary museums. While walking the streets of London during the day, take the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely stroll along London's exquisite parks. Exploring the city on your own can sometimes be challenging for some individuals. The fortunate thing is that there is an entire selection of guided tours.

London hosts a wide range of annual events, including the Notting Hill Carnival, St. Patrick's Day and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. No matter when you choose to visit, there is always an event to enhance your stay.

In other words, London is a place you will never be short of things to see or do, because even if you come to London without any plans, there will always be something.

Check out a whole list of things to do in London by reading our guide.

Buckingham Palace in London on a beautiful sunny summer day.Buckingham Palace London England

best shopping in london

London is a shopper's haven! Indulge in a shopping experience like never before. The city offers a plentiful experience catering for all types of budget, from the luxury boutiques of Bond Street to the unique finds at the bustling stalls at London markets.

For those who love splurging, prepare yourself to explore some of the most prestigious streets and malls in London. Shoppers from all over the globe flock to London to experience the amazing feeling.

Your experience can start from the two-kilometre stretch of Oxford Street. A street of a shoppers dream! Shops and restaurants lined one next to each other on both sides of the street. Amongst the streets of London are also large well-known stores Selfridges, Primark, Hamleys, Harrods, House of Fraser and John Lewis.

Neals Yard Covent Garden, a beautiful corner in London.Neals Yard Covent Garden

nightlife in london

With world-class London theatres, bars and clubs sprinkled across the city, Londoners do not shy away from nightlife. Bar hop through the city and see it come alive at night. Aside from that, London offers some of the most prestigious shows, so you will undoubtedly find something to watch.

The nightlife in London doesn't stop there, it offers other diverse and memorable experiences. Explore the night markets, late-night gallery and museum hours, and tours including sightseeing, food, ghost walks and other explorations. Another ultimate experience would be catching an outdoor film during the peak warmer months.

Restaurants in London can be found on every corner. Dining in the city is an experience not to be missed from Michelin-starred restaurants, China Town, tasting the favours from Asia, street food and also fast-food.

Only a few cities in the world can match London in terms of late-night events and entertainment. Many theatres and venues have been in operation for decades, making it a city of excellence.

where to stay

When planning your trip to London, you must choose a hotel according to your interests and itinerary. For a first time visitor, localising in Central London is extremely ideal as major attractions are only a stone throw away. Apart from that, public transport is extremely efficient and close to many of the hotels around.

Around the city are a wide range of accommodation that accommodate the needs of all people. Several areas around London offer high-class 5-star hotels where other offer a more budget-friendly whilst still staying close to the hustle and bustle of the city.

Whether you are seeking your first trip or a repeated trip to London, you can be rest assured that you will definitely find a place to stay in the city.

Check out our guide to where to stay in London.

A view of The City of London from Potters Fields Park.City of London In the Distance

best time to visit london

London is best visited at any time of the year, regardless of how much time you have in your daily life, or even whether you have a specific time of year in mind.

If you are hesitant about what the weather in London is like, we have a specific page detailing a general overview of the weather conditions all year round.

The city is active 365 days a year, so there is always something to do and enjoy.

It is impossible to find a time when there are no activities to enjoy. Surely when the weather is hotter, you will find several outdoor activities that might appeal more to your taste.

If you are looking for the best time to visit, then it is between March and May. There is so much greenery in the city's parks and flowers are blooming due to the nice weather. However, late spring and summer remain the most popular tourist seasons for hotels and airlines, so rates reflect this.

You owe it to yourself to visit London if you want to make the most of it! As the most cosmopolitan city in the world, London stands out as a place like no other.

Oh and one more thing, be sure to bring your camera!

An Uber Boat travelling towards the Tower Bridge in London.The Tower Bridge in London

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We hope that London Info Guide will help you plan your holiday and that you enjoy your vacation to the full.

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