As you might expect, there is an enormous concentration of hotels in London, from deluxe four-star establishments like The Rembrandt Hotel to budget friendly airport hotels like the Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5. From. This timeless melting pot is home to an extraordinary variety of world-class cultural amenities, and vies with Paris for the status of the world's most visited city. Why not check out Hotels4U.com’s extensive range of London hotels and pay a visit to this extraordinary city for yourself?
Some of the most striking architectural sights include the famous 19th-century Houses of Parliament and Big Ben (which is actually the name of the bell, and not the tower!), the imposing medieval Tower of London, St Paul's cathedral, and St Pancras station with its stunning red Victorian exterior. London is also home to many impressive new skyscrapers, the most famous of which is The Shard, a 308-metre high prism-shaped building that offers the finest panoramic view of the city.
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Don’t believe the old stories about ‘boring’ English food – London is now home to dozens of Michelin Star restaurants and offers one of the most diverse restaurant scenes of any city on earth! Some of the capital's most revered culinary establishments include The Cinnamon Club in Victoria, Le Gavroche in Mayfair, and the Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, also in Mayfair. For value-for-money cuisine, head to Chinatown in the West End, enjoy fabulous curries further east on Brick Lane, or visit renowned Brixton Market for yet more tantalising food in a laid-back atmosphere.
The National Gallery and the British Museum are among the most visited museums in the world and exhibit millions of treasured artefacts. Other world-class exhibition venues include the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington, which are also within easy reach of hundreds of hotels in London.