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Things to do in London

London attracts millions of visitors every year and is the most visited destination in Europe. Founded more than 2000 years ago by the Romans the place has thrived ever since. Now, London is out of the most cosmopolitan cities on the planet with an illustrious history and fascinating culture.

There always is some place to see and things to do and you just can never get bored on a trip to London. Some of the things you could do in the city are:

Enjoy a cocktail at Tonic & Remedy: The trendy Tonic & Remedy Bar at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City Hotel is the perfect place to head to for some of the best cocktails in town. Located in the snazzy Hoxton neighbourhood of Shoreditch the cocktails are simply ravishing with the best in snacks and refreshments. Just the spot to hang out with friends on a relaxed evening!

Visit Hyde Park: Probably the most famous of the royal parks in London (there are 8 of them) Hyde Park is also out of the largest. Formerly the personal hunting grounds of Henry VIII, it was opened to the public in the mid 1600s. Since then it has been of immense historical significance as the venue for numerous political rallies and demonstrations over the years.  Its highlight is the famous Speaker’s Corner that still plays host to a variety of debates and protests, where speakers can freely voice their public opinions. There also are a number of other famous attractions at the park including the Serpentine Lake and Diana Memorial Fountain among others.

Take a tour of Westminster: It is home to the Parliament of Great Britain with both the Houses of Commons and Lords situated here. Officially Parliament is known as the Palace of Westminster. Also in the area is the famous Big Ben that actually is the name of the bell in the tower and not the tower’s name. The name of the tower is the Elizabeth Tower. Also close by is Westminster Abbey that is open for tours. Also while in the area take the time to explore Parliament Square that houses a number of statues of world leaders including Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela.

Explore Camden: A popular neighbourhood in the north of the city, Camden is a colourful place famous for its alternative culture. The market is a great place to shop for the most eclectic international cuisines and sells vintage clothing, knickknacks, artwork etc. Once you are done with shopping take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Regent’s Canal.

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Fergus Brandon – who has written posts on All Here.


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