First-rate exhibition space owned by Charles Saatchi. Shows change twice a year.
Selfridges department store is the biggest draw on Oxford Street, with a superb food hall, excellent clothes and first class restaurants.
Address: Selfridges & Co, 400 Oxford St, Marylebone, London W1A 1AB
Life on Earth and the Earth itself are vividly explained here using hundreds of traditional and interactive exhibits.
Chic, low-lit restaurant & lounge for eclectic small plates & glamorous late-night partying.
9 Rupert St
If you want to make the most of your trip to London, you’ll want to visit Buckingham Palace.
Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of the UK’s sovereigns since 1837 and today is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch.
Boutique in London, England Retailer of designer apparel from the Italian fashion label. Some sell watches, jewellery & cosmetics.
Established in 1710 by William Fortnum, a footman to Queen Anne, today they have the reputation for selling the finest luxury goods and sparing no expense to provide quality items to those who can afford it.
Long-established club on the edge of the City, often with impressive lineups and free admission for the new-acts slot on Wednesday nights.
The National Theatre in London is one of the United Kingdom’s three most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues, alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House.
A great place to see the hottest acts on the comedy circuit and also the best of breaking talent.
Located next door to each other, at the top of Trafalgar Square, these comprehensive galleries make up the core of Britain’s art collection.
Of all the attractions in London, Big Ben epitomizes the culture of the capital.
You’ll find Big Ben in Westminster, right in the heart London. The attraction is amongst countless other sightseeing attractions, including Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye, all located within walking distance of one another.
Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Highbury, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Small basement gig with a diverse musical policy. Catch new bands and occasionally big names.
The O2, Greenwich peninsula, South-East London is a state-of-the-art arena. It also includes a bowling alley, clubs, cinema, exhibition spaces, bars.
Started by Madame Tussauds in 1802 with the sculpted heads of guillotined aristocrats this attraction has been pulling in the crowds ever since. To avoid London’s biggest queues, book online: www.madame-tussauds.com
Houses of Parliament
Clearly visible at the south end of Whitehall, the Palace of Westminster (better known as the Houses of Parliament) is one of London’s best-known monuments. A fine example of Victorian Gothic Revival it is distinguished by the gilded clock tower – popularly known as Big Ben, after the 13 ton main bell that strikes the hour.
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Sir Christopher Wren’s Baroque masterpiece, St. Paul’s is topped by an enormous lead-covered dome that is second in size only to St. Peter’s in Rome. It is most impressive at night when bathed in sea-green lights.
Since 1066 this royal abbey has been the place where all Britain’s monarchs have been crowned and the interior is cluttered with hundreds of monuments, reliefs and statues.
The life-sized waxworks inside include a man been hung, drawn and quartered and one being boiled alive – not for the faint-hearted!
A Jacobean brick mansion bought by William and Mary in 1689 and the chief royal residence for the next 50 years. Best known today as the home to Princess Diana until her death in 1997. Although Diana’s apartments are not open to the public, there is an opportunity to see the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection and the state apartments.