City Break in London

Exploring London in a just a couple of days is a really challenging task, even for the most seasoned tourists. But if you opt for a city break in London, that is usually all the time you have. So what lies in store for you, in this buzzing metropolis?

Though it has modernized at a rapid pace, the various ancient landmarks are still major tourist attractions in this city. The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace are undoubtedly places you must visit.  Then there are the famous art galleries and museums of London. The Victoria and Albert museums have artifacts which date back three thousand years. The Tate Modern gallery will satiate your sense with delectable works of modern art.  Visits to the Imperial War Museum, the British Museum and the London National Gallery should also be in your plans.

A city break in London will never be complete without visiting the West End, London’s theater district. Whether it is dance drama spectaculars, comedies or pantomime acts- you will find all of it here.  At night, you can enjoy a cruise down the Thames River or enjoy the clubbing scene. The numerous pubs and restaurants littered across the city will ensure that you are never too hungry or thirsty. In fact these restaurants will give you an idea of the Asian influence on London.

Shop to your heart’s content in one of the many roadside markets or small establishments. Of course you can also splash the cash at the magnificent Harrods store! Take some time out to visit one the greatest sporting venues in the world: the New Wembley Stadium.
Accommodation is London can be availed at affordable rates with a bit of prior planning. So, enjoy your city break in London and you may be soon looking forward to a longer stay!

Martin Elmer is the editor of Storbyferie London. Here you can also read about Storby rejser.

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