After watching the Summer Olympics, do you hear London calling? I sure do, and since I've never been, I wanted to know what Londoners would recommend as the top 10 things to see on a first trip to London.
Our HomeAway UK team lives and works among these spectacular landmarks every day. Are they worth it? Would they take first-time visitors to see some of the places we're seeing on TV between the races, the volleyball and the gymnastics? Absolutely!
Here are the top 10 London must-sees according to our friends across the pond.
Venture out from London with these local recommendations for seeing the rest of the UK.
The heart of London, a definite must-see.
The most popular attraction in London and an incredible view of the city.
A favorite in the cultural heart of the city.
Can't miss for retail therapy: Harrods and Knightsbridge for luxury shopping.
Free admission to the renowned collections.
Another free attraction on London's museum row, and a great spot for families.
Billed as a "Free destination for the incurably curious." One of the current exhibitions, Superhuman, is open through October 16.
Walk where the athletes walked.
Enjoy the performances while strolling among the shops and restaurants in the area.
Consider a river cruise to see the iconic Tower of London and Tower Bridge in all their glory.
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