Escape to London City Centre! Enjoy its theatre, museums and monuments.

Fascinating museums, a scenic riverfront and top sights from Trafalgar Square to National Gallery—discover London City Centre, a destination also famous for its theatres.

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Museums, Theatres and Architecture

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Central London
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Central London

Urban, Architecture, Theatres

Known for its fascinating museums, stunning river views and acclaimed art galleries, there's plenty to explore in Central London. Top attractions like Piccadilly Circus and Her Majesty's Theatre are major draws. Catch the metro at Piccadilly Circus Underground Station or Green Park Underground Station to see more of the city.

Kensington
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Kensington

Museums, Historical Buildings, Architecture

Relax in the stunning park with a view of the palace, explore the upscale high street and visit the galleries and museums of this affluent neighborhood.

Covent Garden
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Covent Garden

Gardens, Theatres, Urban

The great bars and picturesque gardens are just a few popular features of the neighbourhood. Make a stop by Royal Opera House or Covent Garden Market while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Covent Garden Underground Station to get around town.

Kings Cross St. Pancras
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Kings Cross St. Pancras

Architecture, Urban, Museums

See cultural exhibits, relax in the Champagne bar and visit Platform 9 and 3/4 in this international hub that connects London to mainland Europe.

Paddington
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Paddington

Architecture, Urban, Shopping

Explore the lovely canals and intriguing architecture of this historic neighborhood made famous by a fictional bear from Peru.

City of Westminster
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City of Westminster

Urban, Theatres, Museums

Known for its fascinating museums, popular shops and acclaimed art galleries, there's plenty to explore in City of Westminster. Top attractions like Marble Arch and Park Lane are major draws. Catch the metro at Marble Arch Underground Station or Bond Street Underground Station to see more of the city.

Top hotels in London City Centre

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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The Tower Hotel
4 out of 5
St Katharine's Way, London, England
£89/night
23 Aug-24 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (3,827 reviews)

"We had a fabulous experience. The staff was courteous and helpful. The view from our room was of the Tower Bridge, which was a great way to start the day. Also, a welcome view, after a long day of seeing the city. The hotel is conveniently located to an Underground stop, which we used everyday. We ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

The Tower Hotel
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Queens Park Hotel
3 out of 5
48 Queensborough Terrace, London, England
£60/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
3.1/5 (1,974 reviews)

"Clean and simple. Easy commute to get around the city!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Queens Park Hotel
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Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge
4 out of 5
45 Prescot Street, London, England
£107/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,437 reviews)

"Loved the pool and spa and the chocolate at reception! The staff were all very helpful and happy and polite. The overall mark is reduced by very slow check-in/out. Plenty of staff but mostly just holding a phone or watching somebody else work. But the biggest down side is 12.5% service charge at ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge

Popular things to do in London City Centre

Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace

Britain’s most famous home, the luxurious personal residence and workplace of Queen Elizabeth II, is open to all.

Big Ben
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Big Ben

One of London’s most resounding landmarks is a treasured emblem of England.

Tower of London
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Tower of London

One of the world’s most well-preserved medieval castles, this historic building is known for its fascinating and gruesome history.

St. Paul's Cathedral
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St. Paul's Cathedral

Visit this cathedral to learn about the history behind London’s most iconic church and its Baroque dome that overlooks the city.

Hyde Park
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Hyde Park

Once the private hunting grounds of a king, London's most famous park is today a place where everyone can enjoy gardens, monuments and music performances. 

Coca-Cola London Eye
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Coca-Cola London Eye

Climb aboard this observation wheel for the best bird’s-eye view of the British capital. 

Top activities in London City Centre

Tower of London Tickets with Beefeater Tour & Crown Jewels
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Tower of London Tickets with Beefeater Tour & Crown Jewels

£9

Get a firsthand look at more than 1,000 years of British royal history with a visit to the storied castle grounds at the Tower of London. Marvel at the glittering Crown Jewels and coronation regalia of monarchs past, and roam the ramparts with the famous Beefeaters who still protect the tower.

The London Eye Experience Tickets
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The London Eye Experience Tickets

£25

Fly high above the slow-moving waters of the Thames for a bird's-eye vantage point over London's historical landmarks and modern architecture. Take in far-reaching views of St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London on this relaxed revolution over the British metropolis.

London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£30

Zip around London town like a local on one of the city's iconic double-decker buses. Hop off to explore the city's historic sights and iconic architecture on foot, and glide down the River Thames on a sightseeing cruise to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the English capital.

Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Lacock & Bath Full-Day Tour with Lunch
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Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Lacock & Bath Full-Day Tour with Lunch

£95

Venture outside of London to soak up the history and culture beyond the city limits. Step onto the royal grounds of Windsor Castle early in the morning to avoid the crowds, ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge, and roam the UNESCO-listed stone streets of Bath after lunch in traditional English pub.

The London Pass®: Access 80+ Tours & Attractions
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The London Pass®: Access 80+ Tours & Attractions

£64

Access over 80 attractions including a hop-on-hop-off bus tour, while saving money. Visit cultural treasures like The Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. No tickets, no hassle! The London Pass® is a sightseeing credits package giving you access to over 80 top London attractions, tours and museums in 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 10 consecutive days.

Merlin's Magical London Pass: 5 Attractions inc. London Eye, Madame Tussauds & SEA LIFE
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Merlin's Magical London Pass: 5 Attractions inc. London Eye, Madame Tussauds & SEA LIFE

£54

From the sky-high views at the London Eye to the underwater magic at SEA LIFE London Aquarium, the life-like wax celebrities at Madame Tussauds, the darker side of London's past at the London Dungeon, to the laughs and thrills of Shrek’s Adventure!, this combo pass is your ticket to the city’s favorite all-ages attractions.

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The ultimate traditional English food guide

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