What a brilliant time to visit London. With all that is on around the city, and country, London has so much to offer. Avis has fantastic locations all over the city and Airports to help make travel around and out of London a breeze.
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For the best part of two millennia, London has been one of the most culturally and economically important cities in the world. We want to help you see the sights and enjoy London the best you can, so we have put together some fantastic places to visit.
Each year millions of people from all over the world come to visit and be experience London attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye. In total there are around 40,000 listed buildings and more than 150 ancient monuments all within this one city.
As aesthetically pleasing as they might be, there is far more to a successful trip to London than posing with Beefeaters and feeding pigeons in Trafalgar Square.
Galleries and museums
London is home to some of the finest galleries and museums – with 22 national museums and 200 other museums residing within the city’s limits.
The National Gallery displays works by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Caravaggio and many other iconic pieces while the Tate Modern houses collections by Picasso, Lichtenstein, Warhol and other more contemporary styles.
If the painted medium is not your cup of tea you might wish to pay a visit to the British Museum. This houses artefacts from the Ancient Egyptians, displays from the Greek Bronze Age and prehistoric Europe and much more.
In terms of modern attractions, the wax models of Madame Tussauds are an obvious attraction that cannot be missed. Few of us get the chance to stand beside the rich and famous but here you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to posing with your favourite stars!
For those who want to glimpse the iconic skyline of London, a trip on the London Eye is perfect. This gives a bird’s eye view of everything the city has to offer, whilst those after a viewpoint closer to the ground may prefer bus or river tours.