The city of London holds aboard many of the must-visit places including the remains of ancient Rome, parliament houses, museums, cathedrals, palaces, and castles to list some. As one of the top tourist hubs in the world for all things entertainment and fine arts, London attracts millions of visitors each year to the city. Below are 4 tourist hubs that would give you some great timeouts when on London walking tours.
The Hyde Park
Spanning across 350 acres, this open park in London has been one of the top sightseeing destinations in the city since the 17th Century. In fact, one of Hyde Park’s revered corners is the Serpentine, an artificial lake for boating and swimming. The park also holds aboard the Speakers’ Corner on the northeast edge, a forum popular for the long-hour, revolutionary speeches.
Churchill’s War Rooms
In the ‘Cabinet War Rooms’ of Winston Churchill, one can come across the legacy behind Winston Churchill and the cubicle from where he aired the iconic speeches to his countrymen during WWII. The Imperial War Museum oversees the wartime museum cum underground bunker in the city of London. It is one among the popular tourist destinations in King Charles Street.
The Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square alongside Piccadilly Circus marks the entry to Soho residing in the West End of London. Located in the heart of five bustling streets including Oxford Street among others, you can find theaters and explore sights here. Trafalgar Square is set ablaze with neon-lit displays serving as background for a bronze fountain featuring a winged archer atop. There is also the ‘Nelson’s Column’ shrine to explore here during your London walking tours.
The St Paul’s Cathedral
The ‘Stone and Golden Galleries’ in the St Paul’s Cathedral offer visitors some skyline views of the city. Featuring more than five levels, the cathedral is a must-visit place for tourists of all age groups. Even today, the Baroque towers and the 365 feet tall St Paul’s architecture would give visitors a fun visit especially when on private walking tours of London and in the mood for sightseeing. You can also walk the stairs and get to the ‘Whispering Gallery’ to enjoy the acoustics of St Paul’s Cathedral.
Apart from that, the city has many more places to visit which needs little introduction to the Brits and tourists such as the London Eye, Covet Garden, etc. If you have time, do visit these places during your London walking tours to cap off the trip to London’s heart in grand fashion.