Among the most visited cities in the world, London has something to offer for every kind of traveller. From countless museums to local bars, every corner of the city is brimming with life. It’s truly impossible to pack everything into a single trip so here are a few fun things you must do to explore the city with a new lens:
Treat yourself to a culinary feast
One of the best ways to explore a city is with your stomach! London is lined with amazing eateries – from local favourites to internationally renowned Michelin Star restaurants. The city’s cosmopolitan nature is mirrored in its culinary scene, leaving you spoiled for choice with options from different parts of the world. Here, you’ll find everything from comfort food to international cuisine and great fine dining options housed in the best boutique hotels London.
Stunning views from atop The Shard
The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest building. Beautifully designed by reputed architect Renzo Piano, The Shard finds a coveted spot among the most iconic landmarks of London’s skyline. The view from atop is definitely going to rank high among the most stunning sights you’ll ever witness. The Shard is almost twice as high as any other view point in the city, giving you an unmatched chance to see entire London in all its glory, all from one spot. Try to catch the sunset from here, it is simply magical!
Explore the city on a bike
Exploring a city on foot gives you the chance to take your time, soak in its magnificent splendour and enjoy the charm rested in every corner. Skip the underground train and try to cover as much as you can on foot. If you don’t want to walk or wish to try something new, rent a bike from any of the hire stations around town and cycle around London’s beautiful lanes and parks to discover its hidden gems.
Catch an exciting game of sport
Londoners love their sports and if you’re a buff, you’re definitely in for a treat. Make sure to visit landmark spots such as the World Rugby Museum, Wembley and Wimbledon Stadium. Cricket fans from around the world travel to London to see the Marylebone Cricket Club Museum in Lord’s stadium. The iconic Lord’s cricket ground is treated as good as a shrine for all cricket fans. You must also add Olympic Park on your list of places to visit in London.
Dive deep into global fashion
Alongside Paris and Milan, London is a front runner in the fashion world. It brings to the table its unique personality and global sense of style. From flea market treasures to high end couture pieces, you’ll find everything to match your taste in this wonderful city. Check out Covent Garden, King’s Road, Camden and Oxford Street for London’s best shopping centres. Head to Blitz to shop for antiques that you’re unlikely to find anywhere else in the world. The erstwhile warehouse is now a huge vintage departmental store with a wide range of products to choose form.
Set in the midst of the city, The LaLiT London is one of the most popular 5 star hotels in London England, offering the perfect location for you to discover and explore the city’s best kept gems.