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Things to do in London

There's nowhere in the world quite like London. The capital of England and the biggest city in the EU, London is a vibrant, multicultural and 24-hour city. You’ll find world famous attractions, incredible history plus some of the best shopping, eating and nightlife in Europe.

Discover London's eternal symbols; Coca-Cola London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey all stand proud and make a monumental mark on London's skyline. And don’t forget London’s cultural offering that includes some of the world’s finest free museums, top galleries, like Tate Modern, and London’s West End where you can see the latest musicals and shows.

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Le Meridien Piccadilly

Le Meridien Piccadilly

Regency architecture stands proud in Piccadilly Circus, right at the heart of London's West End. It houses one of London's largest indoor swimming pools. Piccadilly emerged as one of the mo ...

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Sightseeing in London

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London sightseeing buses

Big Bus sightseeing tour

See London’s famous attractions from a double-decker bus. The hop on hop off bus gives you the freedom to see as much or as little as you like. Sit up top and admire the sights of London, whilst listening to the knowledgeable tour guide.

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The London Eye

See London from above

Admire the breathtaking views from one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules of the Coca-Cola London Eye. Each 30-minute flight allows you to see some of London’s most famous attractions. See Big Ben towering above the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace.

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Waxworks at Madame Tussauds in London

Celebrity spotting in London

Madame Tussauds combines glitz and glamour with history. Walk down the red carpet and strike a pose with the Beckham’s, before challenging your favourite sporting star. Experience an audience with the Queen and plant a kiss on Prince William’s cheek.

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Red London sightseeing bus

Choose from 1, 2, 3 or 6 days

Discover more and pay less with the London Sightseeing Pass. Offering great value and convenience, it provides you entry to over 55 top attractions including the Tower of London, London Zoo, Windsor Castle, ArcelorMittal in the Olympic Park and fast track access to Westminster Abbey.

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The Tower of London

Explore the historic building

Within the ancient Fortress, the Tower of London, visitors can gaze up at the massive White Tower, tiptoe through a king’s medieval bedchamber and marvel at the priceless Crown Jewels.

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Tips from a Ventoura Local

Locals can unlock the secrets of your destination. We caught up with Liisa to get her top neighbourhood tips for travellers. You can connect with her and other locals offering unique experiences on the Ventoura app for iPhone and Android.

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Peckham Rye Park.

Explore Peckham Rye Park

An idyllic green getaway set within London, Peckham Rye Park is the perfect spot to lay back with a picnic during the English summer. Peckham Rye is a hub for community and sporting life, where locals gather to walk dogs and spend time with family in the landscaped gardens. With woodland areas and meadows, ponds and gardens, there’s plenty to explore in this urban sanctuary.

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Food in London.

Sample the diverse flavours of South London

South London is home to a wide array of global cuisines drawn from Britain’s rich cultural diversity. Peckham is no exception, boasting some of the best South Asian food you’ll find on this side of the globe. Chai’s Garden for Thai food is an absolute must, or munch on south Indian fare at Ganapati which offers a constantly changing menu.

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Catch some art at Bold Tendencies

To catch some of the most interesting art on show in Britain right now head beyond the four walls of museums and out to Bold Tendencies, the creative heart of Peckham. Set in a multi-storey carpark this is art on a whole new level, where you can find yoga sessions and film screenings amongst contemporary paintings and sculptures.

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Campari Bar.

Grab a drink at Frank’s Café and Campari Bar

After exploring the world of modern art at Bold Tendencies head upstairs to rooftop bar Frank’s for sunset drinks, where you will find breathtaking views across London’s skyline. From its enviable tenth-floor location guests are treated to live music, bites to eat and drinks to sip. It’s an incredible spot to watch the world from as London’s famous skyline is illuminated at sunset. Cheers to that!

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Liisa on a walking tour.

Set off on foot in North London

Join Liisa on a walking tour to discover the hidden gems of London. Escape the crowds while you explore one of the Big Smoke's loveliest areas and visit places that locals love, including a quirky nature reserve and a secret street art hub. Top it all off with amazing views of the capital. She’s happy to mould the tour to your interests!

Sounds of summer

YouTube vlogger Jimmy Hill took a musical tour of London and then jumped on a ferry to explore the Isle of Wight Festival. See how he got on in the video below.

London’s best shops for beauty products

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From super-luxe perfumeries to celebrity facialists, Ellen Millard reveals nine of London’s best beauty shops – and gets the inside scoop on their hero product.

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