London Travel Guide


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Plan Your London Vacation

If London contained only its landmarks it would still rank as one of the world's top destinations. But England's capital is much more. It is a bevy of English bobbies, an ocean of black umbrellas, and an unconquered continuance of more than 2,000 years of history. Now an uber-cool city, London remains history-steeped. Drop in on Buckingham Palace, delight in Pollock's Victorian toy museum, then get Beatle-ized at Abbey Road. You'll find London is a Dickens of a place.


London Hotels

Queen Elizabeth hasn't invited you this time? No matter. Staying at one of London's grand dame hotels is the next best... read more


London Restaurants

As anyone knows who reads the Sunday paper's travel section, London has had a restaurant boom, or rather, a restaurant... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in London

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


London Experiences

  • London Today

    If London contained only its landmarks—Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Tower of London—it would still rank as one of the world's top... Read more

  • Top Things to Do in London

    Steeped in history and tradition, the pillars of this great Christian edifice stand around the final resting place of the men and women... Read more

  • London's Royal Legacy

    London's Royal Legacy Don't know your House of York from your Houses of Parliament? Here's the lowdown (or high-up) to the most famous... Read more

  • Spectator Sports in London

    London may have hosted the 2012 Olympic Games, but don't expect to see many residents practicing their javelin throws in Hyde Park or... Read more

  • Cheap Things to Do in London

    The exchange rate may vary, but there's one conversion that'll never change: £0 = $0. Here are our picks for the top free things to do in... Read more

  • Historic Pubs in London

    An excellent and beery way to see London and its backstreets is on a "pub crawl"—this walk takes you through some of the city's most... Read more

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