London with its world-class art, culture, shopping, entertainment and more is a true feast for the senses. From award-winning shows such as Mamma Mia, Chicago, Wicked and We Will Rock You on the West End, to the red carpet of film premieres in Leicester Square, London is one of the world’s finest entertainment destinations. Covent Garden, most famous for the Royal Opera House, houses a large number of trendy shops and restaurants around a central piazza where you’ll often catch some impromptu theatre or street performance.
Perhaps you’d like a bird’s-eye view of the city so why not enjoy some fantastic vistas from the London Eye or the view from the Shard which boasts the highest viewing platform in the entire city on the 72nd floor.
Make the most of a sunny day and take a picnic to Hampstead Heath, one of London’s most popular open spaces and enjoy wonderful amenities such as the zoo, athletics track, Lido, swimming ponds and adventure areas for children. Shoreditch in London’s East End has a vibrant nightlife and many fashionable restaurants, bars and clubs. During the daytime you can still soak up some great atmosphere with a stroll through Brick Lane with its well-known market.
There are endless ways to enjoy all that London has to offer, here are just a few ideas:
Check out Time Out London, one of the most popular guides to all that's happening in London.
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