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Streets of London
Over the years, London has always held a certain allure that never fails to draw many people from the world over. Hence, it is one of the most of the popular tourist spots all year round. 'Crammed' may be the best word to describe the streets of London, since there are actually a number of tourist attractions per square foot! Visiting London is certainly considered a feast to the eye and the senses, not to mention the gastronomical indulgence that awaits every visitor who dare venture out in it's bustling lanes and boulevards.
The best way to pore through every nooks and crannies of the city is quite simple - walk along the famous streets of London. That's right. You don't need to figure out all the confusing routes, just bring a long a map with you and talk a leisurely stride. You can start right off the River Thames that can offer you some of the world's most impressive bridges, especially the Tower Bridge that has an opening right in the middle that allows large ships to pass through it. Another magnificent bridge that is worth the visit is the Tower of London that has been a fortress for law offenders a few centuries ago.
You also might want to see the London Bridge, the one mentioned in the nursery rhyme. However, the Millennium is one engineering feat that is certainly a sight to behold. The particular bridge is actually suspended with only a set of steel cables holding it up. It marks three major tourist attractions nearby: the Tate Modern Art Gallery, the Shakespeare's Globe Theater and the St Paul's Cathedral.
If you walk towards the Waterloo Bridge, you can view hat is known to be the biggest Ferris wheel on the planet that can offer you the best scenery of the sprawling city of London. Finish off your walk with the Westminster Bridge where you can also see other popular tourist attractions such as the Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and of course the Westminster Abbey.
You might have heard about the song Streets of London that was sang by Roger Whittaker. The song actually invites you to walk along the streets of London and enjoy not the watching the different characters and personalities that walk along your way. Suffice it to say that being on foot will provide you not only the best sights and sounds that you would normally miss if you'll decide to stay at the comforts of a rented vehicle.