Things you cannot miss in London

When I was fife years old, my Mum showed me a postcard of famous sights in London.
I was so impressed and decided that London is my favourite city. The funny thing is, that for 13 years, London was my favourite city, although  I had never been there before.
Last summer I was finally able to visit this beautiful place!

I have to admit that I cannot give you insider advice, but I would like to show you my photographs of different sights and my street photographs.
As you may know, I am very obsessed with photography, which is the reason why I am always looking through the viewfinder, trying new perspectives and motives.

Today, I am starting my London series with the most popular sights, which you probably already know.

Having arrived at the London City Airport, we went to Wynfrid House in Whitechapel, a hostel near Shoreditch which is very cheap.
Shoreditch is great! There are so many young people and everyone is so friendly and open-minded! If you want to go clubbing, the Village Underground is pretty famous and the people there are highly recommending it!

From Whitechapel, you can walk to the Tower Bridge, which is quite amazing!

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Tower Bridge

On our first day we also visited Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. I love this church and the architecture in general. Additionally, I am definitely a great fan of the royal family.
When I was twelve years old, I spent the whole day watching different shows about Kate’s and William’s wedding on TV. I even drew them!

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I guess you know the nickname of the bell…Did you know that the tower is officially known as Elisabeth Tower?

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After having admired these historical and beautiful buildings, we enjoyed a wonderful boat trip on the Thames. Boat trips are an amazing opportunity to see all the great sights near the Thames all at once.
I can highly recommend doing this, especially when you are not staying very long.

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The London Eye
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Waterloo Bridge

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As I love the royal family, I had to see Buckingham Palace, although many tourists told me that it would not be that special. Well, I loved it! Unfortunately, I was standing too close to the building and did not want to create a panorama picture, consequently this shot may be not as typical as I originally wanted it to be.
Additionally, the weather was not as expected, so the Victoria Memorial does not look very special…

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Buckingham Palace
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Victoria Memorial 

I know these things are not the „very special“ things you should not miss in London (these are more the basics) but stay tuned, I still have many other things to share with you in the next couple of days!

xx,

Sophie

 

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8 Kommentare zu „Things you cannot miss in London

  1. London ist wirklich eine sehr schöne Stadt! Ich war auch schon einmal für ca. eine Woche dort und es gar mir sehr gefallen 🙂 Meiner Meinung nach fehlt in diesem Post allerdings noch Covent Garden, dort hat es mir auch sehr gut gefallen. Wenn man im Park ist wird es auf einem viel leiser und man merkt erstmal wie laut die Stadt vorher war 😀
    Liebe Grüße
    Pauline ❤

    http://www.mind-wanderer.com

    1. Ja in der Tat :D! Covent Garden is toll, ich habe da so viele niedliche Dinge gekauft! Jedoch muss ich erst schauen ob ich meine zweite Speicherkarte wieder finde, ich habe leider meine Fotos von der Tower Bridge bei Nacht, SOHO und Covent Garden verloren 😦
      Danke <3!
      Liebe Grüße
      Sophie

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  2. London ist echt immer eine Reise Wert, ich war zuletzt an Silvester letztes Jahr dort und das Feuerwerk ist mein Top Highlight, was die Stadt zu bieten hat. Aber was alle anderen Highlights und die besten Aktivitäten angeht, hast du wirklich alle Hotspots abgedeckt und ich würde sagen, genau dass ist was man in London unbedingt sehen muss!

    Liebste Grüße, Nicky von http://www.coconuted.com

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