London Tipps

1. Big Ben (Torre Elisabeth)

(Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower))
Parliament Sq (Bridge St), Londres, Greater London
Monumento · Westminster · 666 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Big Ben refers to the 13 ton bell in the clock tower of Westminster Palace. Opinion is divided as to whether it was named after the then Commissioner of Works, or a famous prize-fighter of the time.

2. The London Eye

The Queen's Walk (Belvedere Rd), Londres, Greater London
Atracción · Waterloo · 973 tips y reseñas

AskMenAskMen: There’s no more iconic landmark in the capital than the London Eye, which is why the Big Boy is going all-out this year to celebrate its 10th b-day. A number of events are lined up for it. Leer más.

3. Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Sq, Londres, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 551 tips y reseñas

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL FACT: Located in the heart of London, this popular square is the backdrop for many well-known films and TV shows, and is a common meeting place for events and festivals.

4. Torre de Londres

(Tower of London)
5 Great Tower St, Londres, Greater London
Castillo · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 582 tips y reseñas

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: The best place to visit if you want to learn more about London’s history. And of course it houses the Crown Jewels, the most famous jewellery collection in the world

5. Abadía de Westminster

(Westminster Abbey)
20 Dean's Yard, Londres, Greater London
Iglesia · Westminster · 228 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Westminster Abbey was built by Edward the Confessor and completed just before his death in 1065. Since William the Conqueror all the kings & queens of England have been crowned here.

6. Museo Británico

(British Museum)
Great Russell St (btwn Montague & Bloomsbury St), Londres, Greater London
Museo histórico · Bloomsbury · 1013 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The British Museum began from the collection of naturalist Sir Hans Sloane which he left to the nation on his death in 1753. Now it houses 7 million objects including more than 100 Egyptian mummies.

7. Catedral de San Pablo

(St Paul's Cathedral)
St Paul's Church Yard, Londres, Greater London
Iglesia · 282 tips y reseñas

Sony Xperia™ FootballSony Xperia™ Football: One of London's most iconic landmarks offers a spectacular view, if you have a head for heights that is.

8. Puente de la Torre

(Tower Bridge)
Tower Bridge Rd, Londres, Greater London
Puente · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 471 tips y reseñas

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: This iconic London landmark even has a private venue for hire, with wonderful views over the City. Is it London’s most stylish party venue?

9. Palacio de Buckingham

(Buckingham Palace)
Buckingham Palace Rd, Londres, Greater London
Palacio · Green Park · 612 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, George III acquired it in 1762 as a private house. It became an official royal residence in the reign of Queen Victoria, when it was greatly enlarged.

10. Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly (Regent St), Londres, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 609 tips y reseñas

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL FACT: In British culture, the name implies a bussing about with people. Piccadilly Circus is referred to the Times Square of London.

11. Mercado de Covent Garden

(Covent Garden Market)
The Piazza, Londres, Greater London
Feria de compras · 374 tips y reseñas

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: The market is bustling with shoppers, tourists and performers on the weekend. Except for the many restaurants and cafes, there is also the famous Royal Opera.

12. Madame Tussauds

Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, Greater London
Museo · Marylebone · 434 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Marie Tussaud, born in Strasbourg in 1761, made her first wax figure of the great French philosopher Voltaire in 1777. She opened a museum in London in 1835.

13. Museo de Historia Natural

(Natural History Museum)
Cromwell Rd (at Queen's Gate), Londres, Greater London
Museo de Ciencias · South Kensington · 620 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Opened in 1881, the museum facade uses terracotta tiles which were resistant to the soot of Victorian London. The largest of the famous dinosaur skeletons in the central hall is a diplodocus.

14. Museo de Ciencia

(Science Museum)
Exhibition Rd, Londres, Greater London
Museo de Ciencias · Kensington and Chelsea · 443 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Much of the collection was inherited from the Museum of Patents (est 1858) and includes early locomotives such as Stephenson’s Rocket and Puffing Billy, and the first jet engine.

15. Royal Albert Hall

Kensington Gore, Londres, Greater London
Sala de conciertos · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 216 tips y reseñas Holding concerts of The Beatles and Led Zeppelin, and events attended by personalities like The Queen and the Dalai Lama, this hall never fails to hold great shows. Box Office open 9am - 9pm daily.

16. Hyde Park

Serpentine Rd, Londres, Greater London
Parque · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 1135 tips y reseñas

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: TRAVEL TIP: Surf the web while you are in London - a lot of great artists perform in the Park

Estación de Londres King's Cross (KGX) is one of London Tipps.

17. Estación de Londres King's Cross (KGX)

(London King's Cross Railway Station)
Euston Rd (York Way), Londres, Greater London
Estación de ferrocarril · King's Cross · 308 tips y reseñas

FilmsquareFilmsquare: King's Cross Station is used again in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) as platform 9¾, really platform 4, from where the Hogwart's express departs, this time without Harry and Ron.

18. Mercado de la calle Portobello

(Portobello Road Market)
Portobello Rd, Londres, Greater London
Mercado · 350 tips y reseñas

LufthansaLufthansa: London’s most exciting market has it all: antiques, food, streetwear and even typically British bits and pieces.

19. Founder's Arms

52 Hopton St, Londres, Greater London
Pub · 159 tips y reseñas

Good Pub Guide .Good Pub Guide .: Superb location, with outstanding terrace views along the Thames, and handy for south bank attractions; decent efficiently served food Leer más.

20. Observatorio de Greenwich

(Royal Observatory)
Blackheath Ave, Londres, Greater London
Observatorio · Greenwich West · 95 tips y reseñas

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: Set in a stunning park, and sitting precisely on the Prime Meridian of the world, the Royal Observatory is a great way to spend an afternoon in South London.

21. Oxford Street

Oxford St, Londres, Greater London
Carretera · Mayfair · 322 tips y reseñas Considered as London's shopping Mecca, this place is home to department stores like John Lewis and Selfridges and flagship stores like Debenhams and Zara. There are 300 more stores to choose from.

22. Leicester Square

Leicester Sq, Londres, Greater London
Plaza · 284 tips y reseñas

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Begin with the venerable discount theatre ticket booth, TKTS, in Leicester Square ( try to arrive well before opening time (9am) to get the best choice of shows for the evening.

23. Museo Victoria y Alberto

(Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A))
Cromwell Rd, Londres, Greater London
Museo de arte · Kensington and Chelsea · 658 tips y reseñas

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: Make sure to check out the new acquisitions room to see the latest items acquired by the museum.

Harrods is one of London Tipps.

24. Harrods

87-135 Brompton Rd, Londres, Greater London
Gran tienda · 1107 tips y reseñas

VogueVogue: Harrods’ magical Christmas window display was created with the help of Oscar de la Renta, Valentino and Marchesa, who dressed Disney’s fairy-tale princesses. See the gowns here: Leer más.

25. Camden Town

Londres, Greater London
Barrio · 148 tips y reseñas

Citizens AdviceCitizens Advice: In the area around here we saw 58% more threatened homelessness related problems than last year but enquiries about social housing rent arrears were down 18%.

26. Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge, Londres, Greater London
Puente · London · 75 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The second bridge here was completed in 1945. Because there was a war on, much of the work was carried out by women and so this used to be known as ‘the ladies’ bridge’.

27. Horse Guards Parade

The Household Division (Horse Guards Rd), Londres, Greater London
Plaza · Westminster · 49 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This paradeground is the scene of the world famous Trooping the Colour, which since 1748 has marked the monarch’s birthday. The march past of the Household Division involves almost 400 musicians.

Houses of Parliament is one of London Tipps.

28. Houses of Parliament

Parliament Sq, Londres, Greater London
Edificio del Capitolio · Westminster · 106 tips y reseñas

ParisianGeekParisianGeek: Siège du Parlement Britannique, le Palais de Westminster est un bijou architectural, de style néogothique. Écoutez le son de Big Ben à 17h, avec un bon thé! So british. ;)

29. Westminster Cathedral

42 Francis St (Victoria St), City of Westminster, Greater London
Iglesia · Vic · 16 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This mother church of English Roman Catholics was completed in Early Christian Byzantine style in 1903. Since that day Masses have been sung here everyday without interruption.

30. Ministry of Sound

103 Gaunt St, Londres, Greater London
Club nocturno · Southwark · 136 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: London’s most famous modern nightclub was opened in 1991 by Old Etonian the Hon. James Palumbo. It’s modelled on the famous Paradise Garage club in New York, where ‘garage’ music was born.

31. Puente del Milenio

(Millennium Bridge)
Millennium Bridge (btwn St Paul's and Bankside), Londres, Greater London
Puente · South Bank · 157 tips y reseñas

LondonistLondonist: We're sure we saw a documentary in which the bridge was destroyed. Someone called Harry Potter was involved somehow. Anyhow, it appears to still be here, helping you get from Tate Modern to St Paul's.

32. Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

21 New Globe Walk (Bankside), Londres, Greater London
Teatro · South Bank · 237 tips y reseñas

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: A reconstruction of the famous Elizabethan open-air theatre where Shakespeare worked, true to the spirit of the original, celebrating and educating about Shakespeare’s work.

33. Tate Modern

53 Bankside, Londres, Greater London
Museo de arte · 825 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The Bankside Power Station was built as a ‘cathedral of power’ in 1963, but closed in 1981. It reopened as one of Europe’s finest modern art galleries in 2000. The Turbine Hall is 35m high.

Barrio Chino is one of London Tipps.

34. Barrio Chino

Londres, Greater London
Barrio · 138 tips y reseñas

VogueVogue: As the cool autumn weather sets in, the vibrant lanterns in Chinatown have inspired us to experiment with the season’s oriental trend. See how the look made its mark on the catwalk here: Leer más.

35. 10 Downing Street

10 Downing St, Londres, Greater London
Edificio gubernamental · Westminster · 68 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: No.10 was given to Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first ‘prime minister’, by George II in thanks for his service. Walpole’s official title, First Lord of the Treasury, still remains on the letterbox.

36. The Monument

Monument St (at Fish St Hill), Londres, Greater London
Monumento · City of London · 96 tips y reseñas

LondonistLondonist: In 1814, a fishmonger's lad took a pony to the top of the Monument, just for the fun of it. Would you credit it?

37. Andén 9¾

(Platform 9¾)
King's Cross Railway Station, Londres, Greater London
Arte y entretenimiento · 284 tips y reseñas

Movie MayorMovie Mayor: Located between platforms 9 & 10 is the magical platform 9 3/4, reached only by those travelling to the Hogwarts Academy, such as Harry and his friends in 2001's "Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone." Leer más.

38. Westfield London

Ariel Way, Londres, Greater London
Centro comercial · Shepherd's Bush · 517 tips y reseñas

London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra: Located out in Shepherd's Bush, it's not the most central place to shop in London, but has everything you need for a whole day of shopping, eating and entertainment.

39. Windsor Castle

Castle Hill, Windsor, Berkshire
Castillo · 161 tips y reseñas

Visit W.Visit Windsor: If you get your Windsor Castle ticket stamped before you leave it is valid for a whole year

40. Hamleys

188-196 Regent St, Londres, Greater London
Juguetería · Soho · 307 tips y reseñas

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The world’s largest toy shop began life in 1760 as Noah’s Ark at 231 High Holborn. The Regent Street branch opened in 1881, and was bombed 5 times during the war.

41. Little Venice

Londres, Greater London
Barrio · 64 tips y reseñas

RankdeskRankdesk: Once here, take the 5 minute canal walk for a drink at the Waterway!

42. Regent Street

Regent St, Londres, Greater London
Carretera · Soho · 66 tips y reseñas

Charlie N.Charlie N: Visit the apple store then sturbucks.

Selfridges & Co is one of London Tipps.

43. Selfridges & Co

400 Oxford St, Londres, Greater London
Gran tienda · 775 tips y reseñas

44. London Cocktail Club

224 Shaftesbury Ave, Londres, Greater London
Bar de cócteles · Holborn and Covent Garden · 32 tips y reseñas

Martin K.Martin KR: Bacon Cocktail - enough said.

45. St Christopher's Place

St Christopher's Pl (at Barrett St), Marylebone, Greater London
Plaza peatonal · 63 tips y reseñas

Martin K.Martin KR: Coming from Oxford Street, this feels straight from a Harry Potter book. After a hard day of shopping, sit down here and have a cocktail or a beer.

46. Liberty of London

Great Marlborough St, Londres, Greater London
Gran tienda · 264 tips y reseñas

Martin K.Martin KR: Gents, create your own stylish and timeless Grenson shoes at the G:Lab on the lower floor.

47. Fortnum & Mason

181 Piccadilly, Londres, Greater London
Gran tienda · Piccadilly · 441 tips y reseñas

Martin K.Martin KR: Come here for traditional tea. The scones are made of angel tears.

Primrose Hill is one of London Tipps.

48. Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill Rd, Londres, Greater London
Parque · Swiss Cottage · 233 tips y reseñas
Sky Garden is one of London Tipps.

49. Sky Garden

35 The Fenchurch Building, 20 Fenchurch St, Londres, Greater London
Mirador paisajístico · City of London · 299 tips y reseñas
Leadenhall Market is one of London Tipps.

50. Leadenhall Market

Gracechurch St, Londres, Greater London
Mercado · City of London · 57 tips y reseñas
Lloyd's of London is one of London Tipps.

51. Lloyd's of London

1 Lime St, Londres, Greater London
Edificio de oficinas · City of London · 24 tips y reseñas
Reales Tribunales de Justicia is one of London Tipps.

52. Reales Tribunales de Justicia

(Royal Courts of Justice)
Strand, Londres, Greater London
Palacio de justicia · City of Westminster · 21 tips y reseñas
Somerset House is one of London Tipps.

53. Somerset House

Strand, Londres, Greater London
Espacio para eventos · City of Westminster · 158 tips y reseñas