Renowned for the thousand over stalls that line the streets and lanes on Sunday offering clothing and leather goods - within walking distance.
Spitalfields Market has shops and indoor market stalls with a large range of arts and crafts and a food court that offers an excellent range of cafes and restaurants selling foods from all around the world at low prices - within walking distance.
Brick Lane Market is a large East End flea market with street stalls selling antiques, clothes and bric-a-brac at bargain prices - within walking distance.
British Airways London Eye is the world's highest observation wheel and offers passengers amazing views of Britain's capital city. The Eye takes guests on a 30 minute flight, rising to 450 feet above the river Thames, in 32 high tech fully enclosed capsules.
Located in the heart of London, the London Zoo houses over 12,000 animals of 650 different kinds of species. Besides being an architectural masterpiece, the zoo also has various interesting sections such as the reptile house, aquarium, insect house and the Penguin Pool. With four cafes and restaurants in the zoo, it serves as a great attraction to spend the whole day here!
Originally a royal hunting ground, this scenic park is now a popular recreation parkland featuring an artificial lake with islands, a heronry and waterfowl collection, tennis courts, cricket ground, children's playground, the Open Air Theatre, and the famous London Zoo.
Royal Opera House
History of the Opera House can be viewed through a series of exhibitions and visitors are to enjoy the artistic and cultural life at the theatre from a wide range of events daily. Re-opened in December 1999, the theatre is open to public from Monday to Saturday for visitors to appreciate London's beautiful culture.
St. Paul's Cathedral
Designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675, St. Paul's Cathedral is designed to replace the old one, which was being destroyed in the Great Fire of London. The most impressive church in London, it has been lucky to survive the World War II and still stands as an attractive and exquisite church today. Many fine statues, wood cravings and ironwork can be found in the church. Sir Christopher Wren himself and many famous figures were also buried in it.
Being the most beautiful bridge in London, Tower Bridge is being built over a period of eight years from 1886 till 1894 and still remained an attraction up till today. For the need of allowing ships to pass through the river, the bridge is designed to be an opening bridge by using an electrically operated engine. Today, the bridge is still opened for several times a week for ships to pass by.
Tower of London
The Tower of London is by far one of the most famous and well-preserved historical buildings in the world. Originally modified by joining the east and south stonewalls of the old Roman town of Londinium Augusta, the structure first became the castle for William the Conqueror. Since then, the castle has been constantly improved and extended by the addition of other smaller towers, extra buildings, walls and walkways. Gradually, this monument evolved into the splendid example of castle, fortress, prison, palace and finally the museum that it proudly is today.