The London Eye
Located on the south banks of the River Thames, The London Eye also known as the Millennium Wheel, is an enormous Ferris wheel that is currently owned by Coca-Cola. The 135 metre structure was the world’s biggest Ferris wheel when constructed in 1999, and remains Europe’s largest. With views of the Jubilee Gardens, River Thames and Westminster Bridge, it gives a unique vantage point of the city to any visitors brave enough to step on the wheel.
Madame Tussauds London
Get up close to your favourite celebrities, leaders, politicians, and global legends at Madame Tussauds London – a wax figure museum. Whether you want to snap a photo with David Beckham, bow to the queen, get a photo with One Direction or take a selfie with your favorite YouTuber or super heroes you can do it all at this incredible museum. The first exhibition opened in 1802 and throughout the years this amazing place has become a London must-do.
Located in the City of Westminster, Buckingham Palace is the London residence and principal workplace of the royal family of the United Kingdom. The centre of state occasions and royal hospitality, it has become a focus for the British people at times of national rejoicing like presenting of Prince William and his new wife Kate to the world, as it was for his parents Prince Charles and Diana. Buckingham Palace should be one of the top destinations on your list!
One of the most exclusive places in the world to shop, London’s Bond Street is famously known for its wealth of elegant stores, designer fashion brands, luxury goods, fine jewels, art and antiques. Located in historic Mayfair, this street has a variety of high end brands including Burberry, Chanel, Cartier, Dolce Gabbana, Hermès, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Mulberry, Ralph Lauren and Tiffany & Co which are all frequently used by celebrities, socialites and jet setters.
Dover Street Market
Home to stores like Rei Kawakubo and Comme des Garcons, Dover Street Market is a beautiful six floor industrial space that has been stripped down to create the ultimate shopping experience for high end shoppers. The space includes fashionable labels from all over the world.
One of the oldest department stores in the world, the 160 year old Harrods is a luxury shopping destination that has exceptional service and exclusive collections. The seven floors has 330 departments selling the finest fashion, delicious food at the 27 restaurants, technology and homeware.
With an eclectic mix of trendy boutiques, unique labels, designer shops and high-street staples, numerous cafes and eateries, King’s Road is made for shopping. Including Peter Jones, Heal’s, and Cath Kidston, this street is also an amazing place to buy beautiful home decor. Must-visit shops along King’s Road is Vivienne Westwood’s shop and the Chelsea Antiques Market.