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London, capital of England and the United Kingdom, has been a leading settlement since its founding by the Romans, 2000 years ago. It boasts four World Heritage Sites and numerous points of interest. Its large offering makes London the most visited city in the world, with its museums as most popular attractions.



Top things to do in London

National Gallery

The National Gallery is an art museum on Trafalgar Square. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. The gallery is an exempt charity, and a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Its collection belongs to the public of the United Kingdom and entry to the main collection is free of charge.
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Brick Lane Music Hall

Brick Lane Music Hall, housed in the former, a Grade II listed St Mark's Church, Silvertown, is a unique music hall entertainment, the only venue in London presenting traditional music hall on a nightly basis. It was established in 1992 by Vincent Hayes in the former Truman’s Brewery building in Brick Lane. Brick Lane Music Hall took its name from its location.

Its current home, the former church of St Mark’s, was constructed in the 1870s by Samuel Sanders Teulon, and it features a unique Gothic brick exterior and the grace in its interior design. Guests are seated at tables in a cabaret-style arrangement.
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RAF Bomber Command Memorial

Situated in Green Park, the Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial is dedicated to 55,573 aircrew from Britain, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Poland and other countries of the Commonwealth, as well as civilians of all nations killed during the Second World War. One of the most visited attractions in London, RAF Bomber Command Memorial was designed by Liam O'Connor and officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 28 June 2012. Constructed of Portland stone, the memorial features a bronze 2. 7 m sculpture of seven aircrew, designed by the sculptor Philip Jackson.
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Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house, holding a world-famous range of fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries, with large holdings of French 18th-century paintings, furniture, arms & armour, porcelain and Old Master paintings arranged into 25 galleries. It was established in 1897 from the private collection, which was mainly created by Richard Seymour-Conway.
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Recommended hotels in London

Ashburn Hotel

Location. Ashburn Hotel is located in London's Cromwell Road neighborhood, close to London Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and Earl's Court Exhibition Centre. Nearby points of interest also include Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Hotel Features. This 4-star property has a business center and offers a meeting/conference room, secretarial services, and limo/town car service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. The property offers a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge). A bar/lounge is open for drinks. The hotel serves a complimentary buffet breakfast. Room service is available during limited hours. Business services, tour/ticket assistance, and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include a concierge desk, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. The property has designated areas for smoking. Guestrooms. 38 air-conditioned guestrooms at Ashburn Hotel feature coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations with handheld showerheads. They also offer designer toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks and complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer phones with voice mail. Televisions have satellite channels and pay movies. Also included are safes and windows that open. Guests may request irons/ironing boards, extra towels/bedding, and wake-up calls. A nightly turndown service is offered and housekeeping is available daily. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
 

Somerset Hotel

The Somerset Hotel London is a traditional and charming 3-star hotel with an unbeatable location right in the heart of central London, just minutes away from Baker Street and Marylebone underground stations. Nearby attractions include Madame Tussauds museum, Regent’s and Hyde Park, the Sherlock Holmes Museum‎, and London’s Business School, and more. The Stansted and Luton airport coach services stop at only 25 metres from the hotel. The Somerset Hotel London is well connected to all the main city attractions via the underground, bus, or simply by foot. In the hotel's vicinity you find an exclusive variety of popular tourist attractions, international restaurants, bars, shops and more. This charming hotel is definitely a perfect base to explore this dynamic city. Housed in a traditional converted London townhouse with wrought-iron railings and flower baskets, this hotel retains the charming quirkiness from its past.  Furthermore, all the 27 en-suite rooms at the Somerset Hotel London are nicely decorated to guarantee you a comfortable and pleasant stay, ideal for both business and leisure travellers.
 

Holiday Inn Brent Cross

The Holiday Inn Brent Cross is ideally located at the foot of the M1 Motorway and the A406 North Circular, just a few minutes walk from The Brent Cross Shopping Centre and 4 miles from Wembley Stadium. The hotel has excellent access to Raf Museum in Hendon and Alexander Palace. Central London is only 20 minutes away via Brent Cross underground station. The hotel offers parking at GBP 5.00 per day and provides a complimentary shuttle bus to and from the underground station from 8am - 11pm daily. The hotel has 154 well appointed guest bedrooms, including 4 accessible bedrooms. All guest rooms are fully airconditioned with high speed internet access. Contemporary dining is available in the hotel's Junction Restaurant along with 24 hours room service.Holiday Inn Brent Cross also offers 6 meeting and conference rooms which can accommodate from 2 to 60 guests. All meeting rooms feature natural daylight and unlimited coffee. 
 

The Cranley

Location. The Cranley is located in London's South Kensington neighborhood, close to London Natural History Museum, Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, and Royal Albert Hall. Nearby points of interest also include Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Hotel Features. This 4-star property offers secretarial services, limo/town car service, and business services. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Guests can enjoy a complimentary reception with light refreshments each day, served in the evenings. Room service is available during limited hours. Concierge services, tour/ticket assistance, and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include a library, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. This is a smoke-free property. Guestrooms. 39 guestrooms at The Cranley feature CD players and safes. Rooms are all accessible via exterior corridors. Bathrooms feature designer toiletries, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Televisions have DVD players. Rooms also include windows that open. Guests may request irons/ironing boards, extra towels/bedding, and wake-up calls. A nightly turndown service is offered and housekeeping is available daily.
 

Express By Holiday Inn London City

The Express By Holiday Inn London City hotel is ideally located on the doorstep of the City of London - the central business district. The financial districts of Broadgate & Bishopsgate are just minutes away, providing a perfect location for business travellers. There are also excellent public transport links nearby, and the Old Street Underground Station is just a 2-minute walk from the property, making it simple to get around London and visit all of the fantastic tourist sites. Some of the nearby London attractions include the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Bank of England, Tate Modern museum, St Paul's Cathedral and South Bank, to name just a few. The Express By Holiday Inn London City hotel offers guests a range of great facilities including a restaurant (open Monday to Thursday) and lounge bar, meeting rooms, as well as wireless Internet access in all public areas.
 

Recommended restaurants in London

Loch Fyne - Covent Garden

Bright and airy Loch Fyne is a harbour for lovers of pure and simple seafood.

This Covent Garden restaurant keeps its menu as uncluttered as its dining area, with subtle fish recipes that stick to straightforward flavours. Dishes include the famed seasonal oysters from the fertile Argyll waters that give the restaurant its name.
 

The Prince Albert - Geronimo Inns

Right next to the gates that lead you to the cricket pitches, the zoo and the Peace Pagoda, a visit to The Prince Albert in Battersea is the perfect way to end your visit to one of London's best parks. Ideal for anyone venturing south of the river, The Prince Albert stocks plenty of guest ales, wheat beers and thirst-quenching lagers, alongside 30 wines by the glass and another 15 by the bottle. Live sporting events are shown on the TV and regulars also enjoy the weekly quiz and smoking terrace with views of the park. A perfect choice for private parties, the Bright Room upstairs can seat 45 people for lunch or dinner, and 80 for drinks. It has its own bar, easy access straight to the smoking garden and a range of British menus to suit any special occasion.
 

PizzaExpress Bruton Place

Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Bruton Place offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
 

The Place Bar & Restaurant

A stylish yet informal eatery inside the Melia White House London, The Place Bar and Grill serves an eclectic range of bold international dishes, alongside traditional British favourites. From Spanish tapas to sizzling Mexican delicacies, The Place Bar and Grill menu crafts a heady blend of exotic flavours. A varied drinks menu also offers a global tour of options, and includes a selection of premium world beers.
 

River Quarter Kitchen

A modern, bright eatery overlooking the Thames, River Quarter Kitchen is serving Mediterranean- inspired fare and classic British dishes in Battersea. With an ethos of freshness and creativity, RQK offers pastas, risottos and a huge choice of healthy salads. A vibrant cafe serves baguettes and sourdough sandwiches with Illy coffee and Teapigs tea, while there's an extensive wine list to enjoy with its rustic meat and fish mains.
 



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