When you think of London, you think of Big Ben, the London Eye, red telephone booths, and Buckingham Palace. But in this world city, there is so much more to do than just the established tourist attractions. That’s why in this blog, we’ve gathered 6 unexpected things you can do in London (in addition to the well-known attractions, of course).
A Jack the Ripper tour
In London, you can take all kinds of (free) walking tours led by guides. These guides can tell you interesting facts about the city and give you the best tips on where to eat and drink. But if you’re up for adding some thrills and chills to your visit, a Jack the Ripper tour is an absolute must-do! This tour takes you to various locations where London’s most notorious serial killer has been.
Cable car ride
You might expect this in the mountains, but in London, you can take a real cable car ride too. The Emirates Air Line Cable Car goes over the harbor, providing you with a beautiful view of a part of London from a unique perspective!
If you’re looking for an alternative piece of London, you must visit Camden Town. Check out all the unique shops with second-hand items and clothing, marvel at the beautiful murals, or indulge in the best snacks from all the food stands. Camden Town will undoubtedly mesmerize you.
Had enough of the hustle and bustle of London? Escape to Neal’s Yard. In this tranquil courtyard, you’ll momentarily feel like you’re in a different city. This little square has all sorts of charming bookstores and coffee shops and is adorned with cheerful colors.
Sir John Soane’s Museum
Looking for a place where you can view various objects, artworks, and paintings from earlier times? Then Sir John Soane’s Museum is the place to go. This architect and art collector devoted his life to filling his house with the most beautiful curiosities and artworks.
Pop-up pubs are all the rage in London. Before you leave, check if there are any pop-up pubs that appeal to you. These pubs are often themed. Think of Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, or something like a classic ‘speakeasy.’
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