5 Unique Spots for First Timers to LondonBy Angelica Malin
If this is your first trip to London, well, you would, of course, be brimming with excitement. After all, London is one of the top destinations for travel and boasts of loads of fun and attractions for all. It is indeed a densely populated city that is well known for its fashion, museums, royalty, football and of course the British culture. Learn a bit about the fascinating city of London before you arrive here.
So, start planning your trip and get your finances in order. You would be plea eased to know that there are plenty of cheap low cost carrier flights that fly in and out of London from the various destinations. So make good use of them, and if you think you are still short of some cash for your holiday, you can still get a loan with bad credit.
It is a good idea to soak up some information about London before you go and learn about the city, its lifestyle, fashion, food, transport and culture. That would help you get familiar with what to expect and what are the spots and things of interest to you.
Here are some unique spots for those who are going to London for the first time.
British Museum for history, art, and culture – your trip to London will remain incomplete if you have not been to the British Museum. This is one museum that you must visit and tie is a huge museum that is divided into different time periods and human civilizations. Wholly dedicated to history, art and culture of mankind, the different attractions covered by the museum include The Rosetta Stone, Oxus Treasure, Assyrian Lion Hunt reliefs, Royal Game of Ur, Parthenon sculptures, Mummy of Katebet, Lewis Chessmen and Samurai armor.
The Theatre District for great shows– Another unique aspect agouty London is that tie is a lot easier to watch a great show here in London than in New York. As there is certainly a higher availability of tickets, why not take advantage of your situations and enjoy a great show at the Theater District. You can pick and choose from several classics that are still playing like Wicked, Lion King and Les Miserables.
Oxford Street Shopping for retail therapy– Explore the world famous Oxford Street and check out all its shops and stores. However, if you are running short of time, there are some stores that you must check out before you leave Oxford Street. These include Marks and Spencer, Primark, Selfridges and Harrod’s. You are in for some of the best shopping experience ever and will be mighty pleased with the bargains you enjoy. These stores are indeed worth checking out.
Big Ben and Westminster Abbey – As a first timer in London, it is a must to cover the Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. It is hard to miss Big Ben which has become synonymous for London. One can take several pictures of it from the bridge and just behind it is Westminster Abbey. This is the famous church where all the royal weddings and funerals take place.
Coca-Cola London Eye – Located in the heart of the city, it is must to get on the London Eye that rotates gracefully on the River Thames. It is about 135 meters tall and the highest cantilevered observation wheel in the world. It is looked upon as a feat of engineering design and has become a global icon for the city. From here, you can enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of the city as well as its famous landmarks. The gradual rotation takes about half an hour, and you get a different perspective of the city every minute.