London is one of the largest and most densely populated cities of the world. The city is famous among vacationers as a huge treasure to add long lasting memories in the heart of its travelers. This fashion and culture capital city is what everyone wants to visit at least once in their life.
Getting the bird’s eye view of this giant city can be a little challenging task especially when you are packed with a limited time. Here is a guide on how to spend your short 3-day vacation in the modern city full of bars, casinos, pubs, museums, and theatres.
With this blog, you can navigate yourself to the spectacular views of several spots in the city of London with the best places you can visit on your short trip. Surely, this is going to be your best trip to spend your leisure time confined within your comfort and budget.
Tower of London (Mid-day)
Start your morning with the visit to world famous Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Palace and fortress of the London. Once you will enter this tower you will experience the live historical re-enactments, crown jewel displays, white tower tour exhibitions that include coins and kings, line of kings, and last but not the least your yeoman warder guided tour. This is probably the best place to explore the historical culture of London.
Tower Bridge (Evening)
This is yet another must see London attraction site. Tower Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world and here you will get to explore the bridge’s Iconic structure, spectacular views and glass floor, modern exhibitions and Victorian engine rooms.
Shakespeare’s Globe (Evening)
The last destination for you to visit on Day 1 but is not the least in its attraction. This theatre was built by the Shakespeare’s playing company. The Shakespeare Globe is basically the reconstruction of a previously constructed globe theatre, associated on the south bank of river Thames.
Hop on Hop off Bus Tour (Mid-day)
This is probably the best way to explore London. It is basically an open tour. You will get the best London site seeing experience and uninterrupted views of the beautiful buildings and parks with the freedom to jump on and off as you please. You get to see Marble arch, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul’s Cathedral, and much more with this amazing bus tour in London.
Churchill War Rooms (Evening)
Yet another famous site to experience the history of London, this is basically a museum in London. Good option for explorers as they will get to learn a lot about the life of Winston Churchill and his unique leadership and the way he gave direction to the World War II in its underground basement headquarters.
HMF Belfast (Evening)
HMF Belfast is basically a ship with the twist. The ship features a museum. The light cruiser, which was built for Navy, has now been permanently placed on the banks of river Thames in London and is a unique way to explore the history of London.
Westminster Abbey (Mid-day)
Westminster abbey, the most important Gothic building in the country, is a Coronation church since 1066 and resting place of seventeen monarchs. This church has a medieval period shrine of an Anglo Saxon saint still at its heart. At Westminster abbey you will find the treasure house of paintings, stained glass pavements, textiles and other artefacts.
London Zoo (Evening)
Your last day in London ends with the very famous London Zoo. The oldest scientific zoo established in the year 1828, it was originally intended to be used for scientific studies. On visiting this zoo you will see 750 incredible species of animals and birds, and learn about exciting facts associated with them.
We recommend you plan your visit in advance so that you can get the best out of your time. Here is your itinerary on how to spend the best three days of your life that includes visiting museums, monuments, landmarks and art galleries. This itinerary is packed with the best tourist spots you must visit in London.
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