10 Iconic Sights To See In London!


If you wanted to experience everything that there was to see and do in London, it would most likely take years. Then after you'd finished, you'd need to start all over again as there would be so many new experiences that didn't exist before! So if you're visiting London for the first time, how do you decide what to check out?

Here are 10 iconic sights that you definitely don't want to miss on your first visit to London!

1. Tower Bridge - Easily one of the most recognised bridges in London, if not one of the most well known bridges in Europe!

2. Tower of London - This historic castle in the centre of London has played a key role throughout English history, including being used as a prison and a royal residence. Today it's home to the crown jewels.

3. Palace of Westminster and Big Ben - Although Big Ben is currently under renovation works until 2020!

4. The London Eye - One of London's most popular tourist attractions.

5. Buckingham Palace - Don't miss seeing the changing of the guards!

6. Trafalgar Square - Trafalgar Square is a main public square in London where you can find The National Gallery, Nelson's Column and the famous lion statues.

7. Piccadilly Circus - The famous corner with huge advertisements covering the buildings. Think of this area like an English, smaller version of Times Square.

8. St. Paul's Cathedral - One of England's most well known cathedrals.

9. River Thames - No trip to London would be complete without taking at least one walk alongside the River Thames!

10. The Shard - Completed in 2012, The Shard is a relatively new addition to the London Skyline. It's the tallest building in the United Kingdom, and the 96th tallest building in the world.

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