Top 10 Must-Do Things in London

I’ve lived in London for over 20 years, and over that time, I have had many visitors. These are the ten places that I most frequently recommend visiting in London, in order. I’ll finish with my nomination, for if you only visit one place in London, this is it. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or simply in love with the idea of wandering through enchanting streets, London has something special just for you.

Let me know in the comments what you think, and your nomination for the must-visit place in London.

10. Brick Lane

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Brick Lane, a vibrant artery in the heart of London’s East End, is an absolute must-visit for any tourist craving an authentic slice of the city’s diverse cultural tapestry. Once known for its significant Bangladeshi community, Brick Lane has evolved into a melting pot of cultures, making it the go-to spot for some of the best curry houses in London.

But there is so much more on offer than just curry. The streets around Brick Lane are home to some of the most exciting street art in London. There are up and coming food concepts beyond curry like the Truman Brewery as well as vintage markets and much more.

9. St Paul’s

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St Paul’s Cathedral offers visitors a chance to immerse themselves in over 1,400 years of British history. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and completed in 1710, its magnificent dome is an iconic feature of London. Explore the cathedral’s opulent interior, which houses exquisite mosaics, paintings, and the famous Whispering Gallery—where a whisper against