London, UK, England.

St Pauls Cathedral dome and red telephone booth. Symbols of London, the UK. Black and white

Big Ben.

Big Ben and westminster bridge in London

The famous Big Ben is the main attraction in London. It is magnificent for sightseeing as well as it is for taking many photos. Big Ben is the nickname of the watch and in particular, its bell. The bell is vast and weighs around 13,5 tons. It is London’s symbol since 1858. You can take amazing photos of Big Ben in the background from Trafalgar square.

Trafalgar Square.

The National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, London

Got its name after the Battle of Trafalgar, where Admiral Nelson led the English fleet to victory against the Spaniards and the French, but he was killed in battle. It’s the exact center of London city. Two fountains decorate the square. In the middle, there is Nelson’s column, which is 52 meters, or 170 ft decorated by four lions. That’s a place where you should take a photo in front of the lion’s head and Big Ben in the background.

Buckingham Palace.

The London Eye.

London Eye, Westminster Bridge and Big Ben in the Evening, London, United Kingdom

London Eye is London’s enormous wheel, a colossal construction that looks like a bike’s wheel. London’s Eye stands tall in 135 meters or 442 ft. And it has 32 capsules that represent the 32 municipalities of London.

It’s an activity you should most definitely do while in London. You’ll surely enjoy the best top view of all London. It takes around 30 minutes for a full ride. To get an idea of how popular it is, you should know that It receives more visitors than the Taj Mahal and Giza’s Pyramids.

Piccadilly Circus “Eros.”

Eros Statue at Piccadilly Circus, London, UK

The Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain, also known as “Eros” since 1892, is located in the southeastern side of Piccadilly Circus in London.

Right in the heart of London, the winged statue of the fountain that looks like cupid is actually “Anteros,” the brother of Eros (cupid), which is the opposite of love. So be warned if you visit as a couple, avoid this square, you don’t want the opposite effect in your relationship. The fountain came to this place after WWII.

The Palace Of Westminster.

The Palace of Westminster is next to Big Ben, and it is the place where the two houses of the British Parliament meetings take place, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. It is the place where you can find the statue of the famous King Richard the Lionheart.

Tower Bridge.

London aerial view with Tower Bridge in sunset time

Hyde Park.

Hyde Park is the largest park in London, and it is the place to relax and enjoy a bit of fresh air. It is the best choice for a walk or a picnic to wander off and maybe feed some ducks. But be careful with the swans because the swans belong to the Queen.

Sherlock Holmes Museum.

Main living room of the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London

You should visit the famous 221B Baker Street, the home of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The house works as a museum there where you can visit. The authentic street though where the Famous British Series Sherlock was filmed, is a half-mile northeast in North Gower Street, where filming conditions were quieter.
So, feel free to enter the detective mode and explore the museum. “The game is on.”

Harry Potter.

The studio set of Dumbledores Office, on display at the Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour at the Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, UK

If you are a fan of Harry Potter, which I’m sure you are, then you should visit the Popular Harry Potter-themed Plattform 9 3/4 at the storied King’s Cross Train Station platform there is also a souvenir shop there. So, go ahead, get your magic wand, and take amazing pictures at the platform.

As a Harry Potter Fan, you shouldn’t also miss the chance to do the Warner Bros. Studios London Tour, “The Making of Harry Potter.” This tour is a public attraction in Leavesden in southeastern England and northwest of London. A true Harry Potter Fan is ready to live these authentic behind-the-scenes glimpses of the Harry Potter film experience.

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