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How To Spend 24 Hours In London: Conquer London In One Day

In case you are set free to spend one whole day in London due to any reason and are new to the city, don’t know what to do?

Where to go? Don’t worry, what are we here for? We guide you a one-day itinerary for the city and here it goes in sequence:

Palace of Westminster

After a wholesome breakfast, start exploring the astonishing city. You can kick start your day with this stunning building. Get here by 9 a.m. to avoid waiting in long queues. You can get maximum out of it if you hire an audio tour or a guide. This place is full of stories and history that will inevitably amaze you. This is the meeting place of the two Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom, a few rooms of which are open to the public. It can take 1-1.5 hours to cover everything.

  • Please note that this remains closed on weekends. If your day happens to be a weekend, then you can go for Madame Tussauds (at the same time) that offers you a wide range of theatre and sports events, exhibitions and music concerts on its platter.

Buckingham Palace

It’s just a 6-minute car ride away from the Houses of Parliament. This one is so fascinating that the residence of their Queen will never fall short of the crowd. I bet, you will surely be going to have an unforgettable experience. One of the most magnificent places in the world, this Palace has a beautiful fountain in its front, the Queen’s garden, innumerable birds and astounding river view that won’t fail to mesmerize you. If you get to see the Guard Change Over, consider yourself lucky since that’s a commendable thing to witness. Try to leave the place by 12:30 p.m.

Tower of London

It will take around 20 minutes to reach here by car. If hungry, you can pursue delicious lunch at cafes nearby. Whether or not interested in history, this is highly recommended for everyone to visit. It is basically a historic castle that served as a royal residence, located on the northern bank of the River Thames in Central London. It inherits so much of history that one can easily spend 1-1.5 hours over here. The stunning white tower with marvelous jewels and the brilliant old streets and pathways can magnetize anyone.

Tower Bridge

Leave for Tower Bridge by around 3 pm that hardly takes 20-25 minutes to reach. You can explore bridge history, walk on its glass floor, visit the engine room and capture as many pictures and videos as you desire.

The bridge opens and closes at regular intervals so if you are fortunate, you can witness the same.

London Eye

Try to reach the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel by 5 pm, that gives a spectacular view of the whole city by gracefully rotating over the River Thames. When you’ll be at the peak, the astonishing beauty of the city will undoubtedly leave you spell-bounded.

Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden

It’s a truly iconic, glorious and scenic location in the west city which no one can afford to miss. This one is highly recommended for first timers to go at such place with mesmerizing lion statues and relishing fountains.

Covent Garden is basically known for the entertainment sector. It is not only home to fashion stores, crafts, restaurants, bars and markets but also inhibits the Royal Opera House. In short, this provides a full entertainment package to all those who seek for amazing night life.

  • Do you know, you can enjoy London at half the price? Yes, you read that right. You’ll get enormous 2for1 offers online from travel cards to movie tickets that may even extend to restaurants.
  • Wherever you try to reach, just keep one thing in mind, pre-book your entry tickets online to avoid those wearying long queues.

Best Luxury Hotels In London For CEOs And Business Leaders

RankHotelScore
1Royal Lancaster London88.94
2The Royal Horseguards87.45
3Park Grand London Lancaster Gate87.21
4Nobu Hotel Shoreditch85.84
5InterContinental London - The O284.68
6The Kensington84.35
7Baglioni Hotel London82.87
8The May Fair Hotel, Mayfair82.68
9Sea Containers London82.42
10The Ampersand Hotel81.98
11St Martins Lane London Hotel81.74
12The Langham, London81.36
13Kimpton Fitzroy London80.97
14The Hari80.45
15The Rubens at the Palace78.63
16St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London78.32
17The Piccadilly London West End77.47
18The Arch London77.23

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Aastha Maheshwari
Aastha Maheshwari, Staff Writer for the CEOWORLD magazine. Aastha has a decade of experience as a journalist and editor working for various magazines, newspapers, and digital publications and is now a Staff Writer at The CEOWORLD magazine. She is passionate about disrupting the status quo and unlocking the business value to create sustainable results. She specialized in reporting on both local and world news, as well as interviewing well-known business leaders, senior management executives, investors, and high net worth individuals. She can be reached on email aastha-maheshwari@ceoworld.biz.