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Sights and Attractions


Attracting millions of visitors every year, London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. With so many unique sights, attractions and locations, it can be difficult to choose between all the different things to do and see. Preparing a full itinerary before you set off for the capital can make sure that you make the best of your trip.

Whether your visit is just for a few days or a two week holiday, choosing in advance what sights you want to see will ensure that you have plenty of time to do them all. London is a huge city and, although it has excellent public transport, its attractions can be a bus or tube ride away from each other. Rather than darting back and forth, a much easier way to plan your trip is to dedicate days for particular activities. Have a sightseeing day to see Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge and then spend a bit longer at the Museums or the Zoo the next day. This way you can fit everything in, and you'll have a backup plan if the temperamental London weather means you don't want to stand outside for too long.

Planning in advance can also save money. SmartSave offers 20 per cent discount vouchers which can be redeemed against ticket admission prices. Make the most of your sightseeing by taking in a Harry Potter or Jack the Ripper tour, or take a trip down to Arsenal or Chelsea and enjoy a stadium tour. Discounts can also be used against popular attractions like London Dungeon and Ripley's Believe It or Not. London has something for everyone, and with small families or groups the discounts can really make a big difference when purchasing tickets.

London is also home to some of the finest restaurants and pubs in the country. Celebrity chefs like Michel Roux, Marco Pierre White and Gordon Ramsay all have restaurants in the city. However, if you don't want to break the bank dining at these places, there are many fine exotic and traditional restaurants that offer memorable dining experiences.

Again, discount vouchers can be used to take off 20 percent off the final bill in some supported restaurants and cafes, so plan in advance and book reservations to take advantage of any offers.

Of course, a visit to London would not be complete without taking in a show at the West End. Enjoy discounts on some of the most popular plays such as Chicago, The Woman in Black and Les Miserables through SmartSave. Its as simple as choosing a performance and booking online.

London is a beautiful city with so much to offer first-time tourists and regular visitors. It's important to do a bit of research before you visit and try and decide what you want to see and do when you get there. This way, you can experience the best of the city in plenty of time and at much cheaper prices.



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