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Local Attractions

London Attractions

London is most famous for its history and its inspiring landmarks, such as the "London Eye", "Big Ben" and "St. Paul’s Cathedral".

The National Gallery

The National Gallery houses , London houses one of the greatest collections of European painting. in the world. Entrance is free, except for the special exhibitions. These pictures belong to the public and entrance to see them is free.

The London Eye

British Airways "London Eye" is the world's highest observation wheel and offers amazing views of the capital.

Tower of London

Discover the "Tower of London's" nine hundred year history as a royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, mint, arsenal, menagerie and home to the crown jewels.

The Original London Tour

The Original London Sightseeing Tour is the largest operator of its kind, showing visitors the very best of the capital from London’s famous open top double-decker bus.

Hampton Court Palace

Explore the magnificent State Apartments of Henry VIII, acres of riverside gardens and the world-famous maze at Hampton Court Palace.

Kensington Palace

For 300 years Kensington Palace has been home to royalty, including former resident, Diana, Princess of Wales.

St Paul’s Cathedral

Royal Attractions:

Buckingham Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Windsor Castle

Kensington Palace

Tower of London

Somerset House

Banqueting House

Royal Mews

Spencer House

Syon House

Marble Hill House

London Museums

British Museum

Natural History Museum

Science Museum

Victoria & Albert Museum

Imperial War Museum

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Design Museum

London's Transport Museum

Natural London

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

London Zoo

London Aquarium

London Wetland Centre

Galleries of London

London's major galleries are home to work by some of the world's most famous artists. Many have free admission.

The Mall Galleries, on the Mall by Trafalgar Square, specialise in art by living artists and is one of the few places in London where you can see work by both established artists alongside newly discovered artists. It is managed by the Charity of the Federation of British Artists.

The National Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery

Tate Britain

Tate Modern

Royal Academy of Arts

Saatchi Gallery


London is famous for its eclectic and cutting edge fashion scene. The latest high street collections can be found in Covent Garden and the designer collections furnish the windows of Bond Street and Sloane Street. Sofitel London St James is within walking distance of Regent Street, Oxford Street, Jermyn Street and many other major shopping areas.

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If you are looking for something from another era then London is the place to go. From classic to quirky, the antiques market in the UK is strong and London is the nerve centre for anyone in search of anything from clothing and jewellery to cutlery and furniture.

London is also famous for it’s markets. One of the best known is Camden open from Thursday to Sunday. It is an amalgamation of five connecting markets selling a combination of clothes, food, artwork, antiques and music.

Department Stores


London is famous for its musicals and the West End offers some of the best shows in the world. Sofitel London St James is only minutes away from the theatres.

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London Theatre

English National Opera

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