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London, one of the most popular capital cities in the world, is bursting at the seams with museums, culture and historic attractions. There is always something to do and see here. So, we’ve picked our top 50 to help you out.

1. Step into one of the iconic glass capsules ride 135 metres high on the London Eye

London Eye glass capsules

2. Travel back in time to some of the most terrifying moments in history at the London Dungeon

London Dungeon

3. Piece together the evidence at the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London’s Baker Street

Sherlock Holmes Museum

4. Pack your marmalade sandwiches and adventure out on a Paddington Bear Walking Tour

The Paddington Trail, London, 2014

5. Discover more about the world’s most famous nurse at the Florence Nightingale Museum

Florence Nightingale Museum

6. Stand on the world-famous Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory

See the Meridian Line at Royal Observatory Greenwich

7. Climb aboard the Cutty Sark and see how long it takes you to sail across the world

Cutty Sark

8. Come up close to the dazzling Crown Jewels at the Tower of London

Tower of London

9. See the Coronation Chair and resting place of Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and more at Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

10. Venture through the historic Houses of Parliament and see the House of Lords Chamber

Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

11. Learn how Winston Churchill planned his World War II attacks at Churchill’s War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms

12. Visit the royal home of King Charles III at Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

13. Climb to the dizzying heights of the Stone Gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral

14. Ascend 800 feet above ground level for sensational sights of the capital at The Shard

The Shard

15. Cruise along the heart of London with an idyllic Thames boat ride

Cruise along the River Thames

16. Explore the world-famous Olympic Stadium used in the 2012 London Olympics

Olympic Stadium London

17. Test your sense of gravity and slide down the ArcelorMittal Orbit

18. See if you’re at a nervous disposition at the London Bridge Experience

London Bridge Experience

19. Soak in sensational sights of the capital with a Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour of London

Golden Tours Hop-on Hop-off Tour

20. Venture through the royal parks of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens with a guided bike tour

Guided bike tours

21. Get your glitz on with a trip to one of the spectacular West End theatre shows

West End theatre shows

22. Guzzle down some quality beer at the Camden Town Brewery tour

Camden Town Brewery

23. Sample mouthwatering cheeses, chocolate or Indian food with a delicious London food tour

London Food tours

24. Visit the ‘UK’s equivalent to the Sistine Chapel’ at the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Painted Hall

25. Feel the hustle and bustle of East London with a trip to Borough Market

Borough Market

26. Discover the sights of the city on Wee Toast Tours Original Beer and Prosecco Bike

Wee Toast Tours Beer and Prosecco bikes

27. Go pitch-side where England’s football club play their international football at Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

28. Watch one of the Bard’s famous plays at the historic Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare's Globe

29. Take a tour of the world-famous Royal Albert Hall, home to some of the most famous concerts ever held in the UK

Royal Albert Hall

30. Explore one of the UK’s best-loved museums – British Museum

British Museum

31. Learn about the history of DNA, perception and memory at the Science Museum

Science Museum

32. Take a visit to the fascinating Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington

Victoria and Albert Museum

33. Come up close to the roaring T-Rex at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

34. Immerse yourself in an underwater adventure at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium

SEA LIFE London Aquarium

35. Meet all of your favourite Shrek characters at DREAMWORKS Shrek’s Adventure

Shrek's Adventure

36. Hold on tight as you hit speeds of 80mph along the Thames on the Thames Rockets

Thames Rockets

37. See Princess Diana’s most famous dresses at the royal Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

38. Zoom around the fastest indoor track in the UK with Capital Karts in Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf Go Karting

39. Come up close to the famous Princess Diana Memorial

40. Learn of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers with a Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

Jack the Ripper walking tour

41. Explore London’s biggest transport network with a Tour of the London Underground

London Underground

42. Step back in momentous times in history at the tear-jerking Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum

43. See the Queen’s incredible horse-drawn carriages at The Royal Mews

The Royal Mews

44. Mingle with the A-listers on the red carpet at the world-famous Madame Tussauds

Queen Elizabeth II figure at Madame Tussauds

45. Meet all of your favourite animals including the penguins, tigers and lions at ZSL London Zoo

Tiger at ZSL London Zoo

46. Walk through the Players’ Tunnel at Arsenal’s home ground, Emirates Stadium

Emirates Stadium

47. Not an Arsenal fan? You could always explore the inside of Stamford Bridge Stadium

Stamford Bridge

48. Climb the dizzying heights of the O2 for exceptional views of the capital with the Up at the O2 experience

Up at the 02

49. See some of the most exotic displays of flowers and plants at the idyllic Kew Gardens and Kew Palace

Kew Gardens

50. Soak in sensational views of London on the IFS Cloud cable car

IFS cable car

Don’t forget to share your adventures with us on Instagram @goldentoursuk!


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