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
House of Commons – It’s totally free to listen to the MPs debating inside the Houses of Parliament
Whispering Gallery – Read our visitors guide to seeing the view at the top St. Paul’s Cathedral
Dismounting Ceremony – See the famous 4 O’Clock Parade takes place every day at Horse Guards
Covent Garden – London tourists always enjoy watching the free street entertainers in Covent Garden
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Theatre shows in London

Some of the most popular theatre shows in London include Prism, Showstopper, Mosquitoes, Common and Jack And The Beanstalk

Music concerts in London

Some of the most popular music concerts in our London guide includes Bros, Squeeze, Alice Cooper, Fish and Steps

Comedy in London

Some of the most popular comedy gigs in our London events guide include Aunty Donna, Ricky Gervais, Hal Cruttenden, Jo Caulfield and Seann Walsh

Children’s events in London

Some of the most popular kids events in London include Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, Dick Whittington, Hunting Of The Snark, Snowman and Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

Classical music in London

Some of the most popular classical music in London includes Alices Adventures In Wonderland,

Find somewhere to eat and drink with our directory of restaurants and London’s pubs, clubs and bars

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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