The UK’s capital, London, has a history ranging from Roman times to the 21st century. In its center stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic clock tower ‘Big Ben’ and Westminster Abbey, the site of British monarch coronations. Views of the South Bank cultural complex and the entire city are provided by the London Eye observation wheel across the Thames River.

Things to Do in London

London Eye

Enjoy 360-degree views of London from the London Eye, a rotating observation wheel that stands 135 metres (443 ft) tall. Discover some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks, including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace.

Interactive guides provide an overview of the capital’s landmarks in several languages within each capsule.

Tower of London

Despite its grim reputation as a place of torture and death, the Tower of London also contains the history of a royal palace, an armoury, and a powerful fortress. Learn about the wild animals that have inhabited the Tower, making it the first London Zoo.

Get a glimpse of the priceless Crown Jewels, hear the bloody stories of an iconic Beefeater, stand where famous heads have rolled, experience the legend of the Tower’s ravens, storm the battlements, and much more!

The Shard

The View from The Shard offers 360-degree views of London. The Shard in London Bridge is nearly twice as high as any other building in the city at 1,000ft (300 metres).

What to do at The View from The Shard

You can view London from the viewing platforms on levels 68 and 69 of The Shard during the View from The Shard. You can also visit the Skydeck on level 72, an open-air platform offering spectacular views of London.

From The View from The Shard, you can see Tower Bridge, the twists and turns of the River Thames, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and St Paul’s Cathedral.

Grab a drink or snack from one of the bars while you enjoy the views. You can also book an all-inclusive package in advance, which includes a glass of champagne and souvenir photos.


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