Top 10 London attractions

A visit to the Capital wouldn’t be complete without seeing London’s popular attractions. 🇬🇧 We’ve teamed up with Visit London to bring you the top 10!

We’ve listed the nearest Underground stations to each landmark but don’t just use the Tube to get around! Why not take a ride on an iconic London bus 🚌, jump on a river boat down the Thames ⛵️ or use Santander Cycles 🚲 for a unique transport experience!

The British Museum

See two million years of human history at the British Museum. From Egyptian mummies to samurai armour and the Sutton Hoo helmet, there’s something for everyone. 🏺

🚇 Russell Square

🚲 British Museum, Bloomsbury

🚌 W – British Museum

Somerset House

Take a river boat to Embankment Pier to admire Somerset House on the Thames. The Neoclassical building houses a working arts centre with fascinating exhibitions and events. 🏛

🚇 Temple

🚲 Somerset House, Strand

🚌 S/R – Aldwych/Somerset House

⛵️ Embankment

DaVinci, Constable, Van Gogh, Turner…the list is endless! 🎨 Enjoy the National Gallery’s collection of 2,300+ paintings centrally located in Trafalgar Square.

🚇 Charing Cross

🚲 St. Martin’s Street, West End

🚌 K – St. Martin’s Place

The London Eye

Spot London’s iconic landmarks from 135 metres in the air! A 30-minute trip around the London Eye observation wheel gives you stunning 360-degree views of the City. 🎡

🚇 Waterloo

🚲 Jubilee Gardens, South Bank

🚌 Y – London Eye

⛵️ London Eye

Tate Modern

Explore Tate Modern’s world-famous collection of modern and contemporary art from Picasso to Warhol. 🧑‍🎨 Like London’s other national museums, entrance is free!

🚇 Blackfriars

🚲 Tate Modern, Bankside

🚌 SN – Southwark Street/Blackfriars Road

Tower of London

Discover the unique history of this medieval fortress, royal palace and infamous prison. 🏰 The Tower of London is home to the dazzling Crown Jewels 👑 and legendary Beefeaters 💂‍♀️ and ravens. 🦅

🚇 Tower Hill

🚲 Tower Gardens. Tower

🚌 TB/TA – Tower of London

⛵️ TB/TA – Tower Pier

Natural History Museum

Visit the dinosaurs at Natural History Museum and learn about pre-historic fossils 🦖, volcanoes 🌋, earthquakes and more. Victoria and Albert Museum and Science Museum 🧬 are both conveniently next door.

🚇 South Kensington

🚲 Natural History Museum, South Kensington

🚌 H – Natural History Museum/Cromwell Road

Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A is the world’s largest collection of art and design with over 4.5 million objects. Explore 5000 years of creativity from ancient Chinese ceramics to Alexander McQueen dresses. 👗

🚇 South Kensington

🚲 Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington

🚌 R – Victoria and Albert Museum

Science Museum

See a real piece of the moon 🌚 or lightning strike ⚡️ before your eyes at Science Museum. From space travel to IMAX, the interactive galleries bring science to life. 🥽

🚇 South Kensington

🚲 Exhibition Road Museum, South Kensington

🚌 K – South Kensington Museums

Madame Tussauds

At Madame Tussauds you can take a selfie with Madonna, Ed Sheeran, David Beckham or even the Queen! 🎸 With 250+ lifelike waxworks of celebs and superstars, it’s easy to see why this is one of London’s most popular attractions. 📸

🚇 Baker Street

🚲 Westminster University, Marleybone

🚌 A – Baker Street station

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1 Comment

  1. “At Madame Tussauds you can take a selfie with Madonna, Ed Sheeran, David Beckham or even the Queen!” – needs an edit, I think.

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