08/26/2012 08:59 am ET Updated Oct 26, 2012

8 Ways To View London From Above

From the famous dome of St. Paul's Cathedral to the countless riverside attractions or the looming monuments of Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace, London has no shortage of photo-worthy landmarks, but if you really want the best views you'll have to get up high.

Whether you're marveling at the vistas from a glass pod on one of the world's most famous Ferris wheels or climbing the hilltops for a sight-spotting picnic, here are 8 ways to get a lookout on London from above.

-- Zoë Smith for Viator

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London From Above