London

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London showing skyline, night scenes and a city
London is dizzyingly vast, thrillingly cosmopolitan and packed with culture at every turn there is no other city quite like it.

Take a trip in the London Eye, the giant wheel that sits on the banks of the River Thames, to get a sense of what makes London such an amazing city. Look below you to see immediately recognizable landmarks and streets bursting with life. As well as offering unparalleled sightseeing and culture, London today also promises a thriving foodie scene and peaceful parks, for when you need to escape the restless rush of the city.

Visit the Museum of London to find out about the fascinating story of Britain’s capital city. Learn about its origins at the Roman settlement Londinium, as well as the invasions and occupations that shaped the city in the following two millennia.

One of the best ways to spend your time in London is hopping between its numerous world-class museums and galleries, most of which are free to enter. The British Museum and the National Gallery are two of the most famous, but there are dozens more to discover. Learn about the history of healthcare in the Wellcome Collection or chart the story of design in the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Saatchi Gallery also offer hours of entertainment.

The U.K.’s capital has no shortage of iconic landmarks, from Trafalgar Square to St. Paul’s Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament. Meet the silent, stoic soldiers that stand outside Buckingham Palace and encounter the crown jewels at the Tower of London.

Modern London hosts a thriving arts scene that every visitor needs to experience. Amble along Southbank to pass the Tate Modern, the British Film Institute and the National Theatre. Book tickets to see world-famous musicals in the theatres of the West End. Alternatively, seek out something more classical at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden for a night of extravagant entertainment.

Travel to London at any time of year, although wrap up in waterproofs if visiting in the rainy winter months between November and February. While the London Underground makes getting around easy, the city center is also an exciting area to explore on foot.

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Where to stay in London

Leonardo London Heathrow Airport
Leonardo London Heathrow Airport
4 out of 5
Bath Road, West Drayton, England, UB7 0DP
The price is S$131 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
S$131
per night
18 Dec - 19 Dec
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in West Drayton. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,609 reviews)
"Extremely friendly staff"

Reviewed on 4 Dec,2022

Leonardo London Heathrow Airport
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England, SE1 7UT
The price is S$350 per night from 4 Jan to 5 Jan
S$350
per night
4 Jan - 5 Jan
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,814 reviews)
Great location
"Perfect location with great walkability to many attractions. The tube/train and river boat systems are close and easy to use. Our first time in London and we would definitely come back. The room size was perfect, nice to have a separate sitting area. Bed was decent, food was pricey and not as good ..."

Reviewed on 29 Nov,2022

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
The Tower Hotel
The Tower Hotel
4 out of 5
St Katharine's Way, London, England, E1W 1LD
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is S$210 per night from 2 Jan to 3 Jan
S$210
per night
2 Jan - 3 Jan
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (2,657 reviews)
"Very clean and modern hotel, the view of tower bridge was insane and it’s a great area to stay"

Reviewed on 5 Dec,2022

The Tower Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Leman Locke
Leman Locke
4 out of 5
15 Leman St, London, England, E1 8EN
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,028 reviews)
Amazing experience. Highly recommend!
"The best hotel I have stayed ever. Totally worth and above the price paid. The location is amazing, just 2min walk to the station. The place is safe. The reception staffs are so nice and they are always very helpful and meet my demands. The place is super clean, cannot find any defects. (I have lived ..."

Reviewed on 2 Dec,2022

Leman Locke
The Apartments Chelsea
The Apartments Chelsea
4 out of 5
41 Draycott Pl, London, England, SW3 2SH
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly apartment in London. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and an in-room DVD player. Popular attractions Hyde Park and Buckingham ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (27 reviews)
Good value family Accomodation great location
"Lovely location. Very clean accommodation. Helpfully allowed me to leave luggage early and after departure. Some wear and tear but overall good quality accommodation. Good value quality ratio for London. Be aware that the bathroom is en-suite so people sleeping on sofas have to go through bedroom ..."

Reviewed on 2 Dec,2022

The Apartments Chelsea
Native Bankside
Native Bankside
4 out of 5
1 and 2 Bear Gardens, London, England, SE1 9ED
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in their ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (610 reviews)
Keith
"Very comfortable hotel. Location good but slightly difficult to find as it did but have Native Bankside sign outside"

Reviewed on 1 Dec,2022

Native Bankside
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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