London is one of the biggest cities on the planet – with plenty of things to do and places to explore. There are in excess of 14 million tourists that visit the city annually to see the plethora of attractions that are found all across London! Top attractions like the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, The London Eye and the British Museum etc. are just a scratch of what the city has to offer visitors to the capital. To get a better more well-rounded perspective of the city you need to visit the more unique attractions in the city.
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Some of the more unusual spots to visit in London are:
Sherlock Holmes Museum: The museum celebrates Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous literary creation the fictional detective character Sherlock Holmes. It is located at the famous address 221 B Baker Street and houses a wide variety of Holmes memorabilia. The museum is recreated in the classic Victorian era period setting with furnishings that add an air of authenticity to the museum. The staff members at the museum take on the persona of characters from that period that makes it all the more interesting and exciting tour of the museum.
Quirky bars and cafes: Forget the usual trendy bars and cafes one is accustomed to finding all over the city. London has its fair share of oddball joints as well. The Chin Chin Labs located at Canada Street is where visitors can sample ice cream steamed with nitrous oxide. The flavours change on a weekly basis, with the ice cream created in front of them involving a rather unique process. The popular favours include marmite toast and Bee Pollen Honeycomb among others. There is the Cereal Café where visitors can savour cereals from all corners of the planet.
Harry Potter World: Harry Potter the boy wizard has captured the imagination of fans worldwide. JK Rowling’s creation has become a favourite with millions and legions of fans pop over to the British capital to experience Harry Potter mania. Whilst Harry Potter’s World is not technically within London, it is a few miles away at Leavesden. Located in Warner Brother’s Studios into offers an exciting glimpse into the sets, which have featured in the movie series including Diagon Alley and Privet Drive along with props and costumes etc. used in the movie. It opened to the public in 2012 and taking a guided tour is one of the best ways to learn more about the incredible amount of detail involved in the production of the movie series. It also offers an insight into the use of CGI in making the movies and creating lifelike special effects.