London, the capital of mainland Britain, is one of the most advanced and metropolitan cities in the world. It is a city that can accommodate any type of person. It is for those that have an obsession with lavish shopping sprees, wish to immerse themselves in all manner of cultural exploration and discovery, or for those that simply want to have as much fun as possible.
London can accommodate any travel budget size, despite what many may think of the modern city being only for those with deep pockets. Whether you plan on staying in five star hotels, or hostels, London is a place that you will never forget.
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Let us now look at some of the best attractions that the city has to offer.
A Shopping Experience Like no Other
Whatever you desire can be found in London. From delicious foods of almost every culture in the world, to any clothing and material type you can fathom, to the latest in electronics, cars, and technology in general.
For those that are into their interior decor and lighting, the latest in Decorative light bulb designs can be found in the leading design stores. Here you will find an eclectic range of the fanciest and most conservationally oriented light bulbs in the world.
For the children, make sure to stop by Hamleys, the multi-story center in London offering one of the most ecstatic toy shopping experiences known to youths the world over. You simply cannot fail to find whatever you can imagine when it comes to Teddy Bears, figurines, card games, and board games.
The London Eye
This towering, 443 feet tall ferris wheel really does provide a phenomenal sight of the city’s sprawling architecture. Opened in 2000, the London eye was the tallest ferris wheel in the world up until 2006.
While it may not be the tallest ferris wheel in the world anymore, it is still described by its operators as “the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel”. You simply cannot find a better or higher view of London (unless you are in a helicopter or plane).
For an absolutely romantically thrilling date, make sure to book one of their champagne dates, and enjoy some bubbly high up in the sky in style.
While there are plenty of gorgeous gardens and parks to explore in London, Hyde Park is the largest of the four Royal Parks present around the Kensington Palace. This enormous green rectangle seems similar to Central Park in New York with its juxtaposition to the cityscape.
The park was developed by Henry VIII in 1536, originally used as a hunting ground. It was in 1637 that the glorious stretch of greenery was opened up to the public. Today, renting a bicycle and touring this majestic park is complete bliss.
Keep London in your Heart
You will never forget London, but make sure take home with you a classic piece of memorabilia to keep forever. London excels in curios of all kinds.