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From: Leo Eigenberg
Date: 12-02-2014 14:09:05 pm

Subject: 5 Top Reasons to Discover London


5 Top Reasons to Discover London

By Leo Eigenberg

London is an exciting and diverse city with a long list of activities, attractions, and sights to explore. With so many things to do, it can be quite difficult to shortlist the most interesting reasons to visit. A London experience can include theatre, sporting events, museum exhibits, river rides, etc. Here are five of the more interesting things to discover in London:

Visit the theatre

London is one of the best destinations for those that love live theatre. A West End show is certain to be able to attract the best acting talent, performers and shows. A diverse mix of live performances take place on the London stage, which varies from brand new shows, classic plays to long-running musicals.

Go Shopping

Anyone visiting London is certain to be spoilt for choice when it comes to style of shops. Whether it is bric-a-brac at the markets or exploring the high-end department stores on Oxford Street, there are plenty of opportunities to shop. Elsewhere there are the iconic stores like Selfridges or Harrods, as well as Westfield Stratford City, which is one of the largest shopping centres in Europe.

River and Waterways

The Thames River is able to offer a stunning backdrop through Central London and is one of the major tourist attractions. River tours and bus services along the river offer a great opportunity to enjoy beautiful views and beat the traffic. Also, London has a variety of river and canal routes, with the most popular including Regent's Canal.

Historical and new attractions

London has a long list of historical and new attractions to explore throughout the city. Examine some of the priceless artefacts at the impressive range of museums that are great for the young and old. The Natural History Museum offers hands-on exhibits and dinosaurs, while the British Museum hosts some of the finest treasures. For a more modern attraction, the London Eye offers stunning views across the city. Also, many attractions (Science Museum, Natural History Museum, and Tate Modern) offer free entry for certain exhibits.

Green spaces/parks

London has plenty to offer in relation to lush green parks. There are eight stunning Royal Parks in the capital, including Hyde Park, St James's Park, Green Park, and Richmond Park, which is the largest. An amazing view of the city is possible by visiting Hampstead Heath. London's parks offer a perfect opportunity to admire the capital, relax and view the daily life of local people.

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