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Best things to do in London

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“At 1.5 miles long and about a mile wide, Hyde Park is one of the largest of London's Royal Parks. The Joy of Life fountain is a popular spot for splashing around in when the weather heats up.”
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Science Museum
“A day in the museum can be the best therapy after walking around London High Streets. Be submerse in the experience it provides, exploring ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt. ”
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Palace
“Buckingham Palace, one of several palaces owned by the British Royal family, is one of the major tourist attractions in London. The Changing of the Guard in front of the palace always attracts plenty of spectators.”
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Point of Interest
“ the London Eye is Europe's largest observation wheel. Its individual glass capsules offer the most spectacular views of the city as you embark on a circular tour rising 443 feet above the Thames.  ”
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History Museum
“Selected galleries of the British Museum are open until 8.30pm every Friday evening, augmented by tours, special events and food and drink.”
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Art Museum
“ the V&A covers close to 13 acres and contains 145 galleries spanning some 5,000 years of art and related artifacts. Exhibits include ceramics and glass, textiles and costumes, silver and jewelry, ironwork, sculpture, prints, and photos. ”
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Market
“The most famous flower and plant market on every Sunday! 7am until 4pm or when the sun goes down if you’re lucky!”
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Castle
“Take a tour with one of the Yeoman Warders around the Tower of London, one of the world's most famous buildings. ”
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Park
“Regent's Park is one of the Royal Parks of London. It lies within north-west London, partly in the City of Westminster and partly in the London Borough of Camden. It contains Regent's University London and the London Zoo”
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Park
“It’s lake in the middle is very picturesque and has a super cafe and brunch place with fresh bread and Sr Lanka cuisine! ”
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BBQ Joint
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“One of the most luxurious department stores in the world, carrying all major fashion superbrands, jewellery, shoes, cosmetics and perfume hall, books, Harrods souvenirs etc. It also has cafes and restaurants, LaDuree, Rotisserie and FoodHalls with bakery.”
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Shopping Mall
“It has everything! Shop, cinema, restaurants, gym, bowling, crazy golf, library - all you need under one roof. ”
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Park
“Simply the best place in London - tennis, fishing, swimming (free in natural ponds) - a stately home with a fab restaurant/cafe and stunning views”
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Shopping Mall
“It has almost every European high street retailer and restaurants, chemists, electronics, casino and cinema.”
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Science Museum
“A vast treasury of science and invention, famous for its state-of-the-art interactive exhibits. ”
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