The Ultimate Checklist of the Must-See London Attractions


A trip to the exciting capital city is incomplete without experiencing the charm of London’s top attractions. Read on and plan your journey so that you don’t miss out on these remarkable landmarks!

The London Eye

If you’re looking to take some of the best views of London, take a ride on the iconic London Eye. Experience one of the best 30-minute rides of your life as your pod makes one slow revolution, giving you views of the majestic city of River Thames, the Shard, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament.

Reserve your stay at The Montcalm Club for a luxurious holiday experience and enjoy the convenience of staying in the bustling heart of the city with easy access to the best experiences. Remember, if you are planning to make the most of your London Eye experience, plan to ride at sunset. Also, book your tickets in advance and buy yourself a Fast Track ticket with shorter queues as this is a very popular attraction.

Buckingham Palace

Plan and time your visit to see the legendary Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace near primely located 5-star hotels in London. One of the most popular free events in the city, the ceremony starts at 10.45 am and the main handover takes place at 11 am. Buckingham Palace is recognised as the home of the British monarchs around the world. So, arrive early and secure your spot for a good view of the historic palace in the backdrop of the ceremony.

Westminster Abbey

A visit to Westminster Abbey is always a memorable one! When you get here, marvel at the extraordinary architecture at this active place of worship which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site in London. It was founded in 960 AD by the Benedictine monks and has been the setting of some of the most iconic ceremonies in the history of Britain, including the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Make sure to explore the Poets’ Corner, the place of burial of eminent writers like William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Charles Dickens and gaze at the marvellous vaulted ceiling at the Lady Chapel. Tickets can be booked in advance online, so get yours soon.

St. Paul’s Cathedral

An iconic landmark with a glorious history, the St. Paul Cathedral was the setting for the regal wedding ceremony of Prince Charles and Princess Diana! Grab the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pause and admire the Baroque architectural style, the crypt, and the breathtaking interiors. On your visit here, climb the stairs towards the top of the dome for surreal panoramic views of London.

Make sure It opens at 8.30 am on most days of the week for visitors. Check for updated hours on their official website before your visit and take a free self-guided tour for an enhanced experience.

Tate Modern

At London’s very popular Tate Modern, take the time to witness contemporary artwork from extraordinarily talented artists around the globe. This includes constructions, paintings, videos, and sculptures. Works of art by Dali, Warhol and Picasso are also on display here! As you stay at one of the exquisite hotels in Shoreditch, venture out on a truly immersive experience for all art fanatics, at this free-to-visit gallery.

Book your tickets in advance if you want to attend an exhibition by a specific artist. One of the most enchanting galleries in the city, the exciting artwork here is sure to inspire all visitors alike. The gallery remains open throughout the week from 10 am to 6 pm.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveller, include these unmissable attractions to your itinerary, pause and relax with your favourite drinks and food at the popular West End bars for a holiday experience to cherish forever.