Olympics is no doubt the grandest and most prestigious sporting event in the world. This is why it is such an honor for the City of London to be chosen as this year’s venue for the event.
Surely, tourism influx will surge because people from all over the world will be flying to this city to witness the 2012 Summer Olympics. That’s beside the event participants, trainers, and of course, the representatives of media who will be covering the big event.
The event will run from July 27 to 12 August 2012. And so after the games, what better way to take the most of your visit to London than touring the rest of the city?
There are many magnificent things to see in this city. So while you are setting your mind on whose going to reap the most number of medals, you might as well think of what places to see while you are in the city.
You might want to consider these places:
- London Eye, the biggest observation wheels in the world.
- The Tower of London, a world-famous building which once housed the royal family, an arsenal, jewel house, execution rooms, and a zoo!
- British Museum, where you can see the Rosetta Stone, an important item in the world history.
- Stonehenge, a beautiful prehistoric structure that accounts the ingenuity of our predecessors. Although it takes 11 traveling hours before reaching this destination from London, the trip is made easy with the help of websites that offer affordable travel packages to this awe-inspiring location. See More London to Stonehenge Tours and capture the enigma that it brings to all travelers.
- Tate Modern, which is a home to modern contemporary art. Artists and art enthusiasts alike will have their fill with the exhibitions of well-acclaimed artists like Damien Hirst and Gaugin. Warner Bros Studio Tour, where Harry Potter fans can take delight at the exhibits of originals items used in the filming of JK Rowling’s brainchild.