London city guide for tourists

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Information about London’s tourist attractions, famous landmarks, family days out and all the best galleries, museums, Royal palaces, cathedrals + more

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Our London city guide has lots of popular events and tourist attractions for you to visit

Changing the Guard – No London holiday is complete without seeing the soldiers outside the palace
Evensong service – Attend an Evensong service inside Westminster Abbey, and listen to the Abbey choir
Whispering Gallery – Read our visitors guide to seeing the view at the top St. Paul’s Cathedral
The Shard – The highest viewing platform in London can be found at the top of The Shard skyscraper
Dismounting Ceremony – See the famous 4 O’Clock Parade takes place every day at Horse Guards
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Theatre shows in London

Some of the most popular theatre shows in London include Snowman, Late Company, Hamlet, Derren Brown Underground and Peter Pan Arena Spectacular

Music concerts in London

Some of the most popular music concerts in our London guide includes Legends Live, Jools Holland, Steps, Nik Kershaw and Sylvan Esso

Comedy in London

Some of the most popular comedy gigs in our London events guide include Dave Johns, Alex Horne, Ricky Gervais, Greg Davies and Russell Brand

Children’s events in London

Some of the most popular kids events in London include Jack And The Beanstalk, Arenacross, Hunting Of The Snark, Nfl American Football and Were Going On A Bear Hunt

Classical music in London

Some of the most popular classical music in London includes Dreamworks Animation In Concert, Le Jeune Homme Et La Mort, Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, Nutcracker and Star Wars

Our London guide has hundreds of London events, tourist attractions and things to do:

Art exhibitions in London · Photography exhibitions · Museum exhibitions in London

Your holiday in London wouldn’t be complete without a bit of pomp and pageantry:

Royal events in London · Religious events in London · Military ceremonies and parades

How about doing some London sightseeing on a guided tour or a sightseeing bus?

London guided tours · London outdoor events · Places to go in London for a great view · Sports events in London · Free events in London

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