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10 Things you must do in London

Tower of London

The ancient stones reverberate with dark secrets, priceless jewels glint in fortified vaults and pampered ravens strut the grounds. The Tower of London is one of the world’s most famous fortresses and has seen service as royal palace, prison, armoury and even zoo! It is still home to the Crown Jewels and Beefeaters.
London Pass might be a great benefit when visiting the Tower of London. With London Pass you will get:

- Free Ticket worth £17.00
- Fast Track Entry - you will avoid the long lines
- 20% Discount at the Armouries Cafe

Tower Bridge

One the most impressive structures and sites in the capital, Tower Bridge in London has stood over the River Thames since 1894 and is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. London Pass holders can also descend into the Victorian Engine Rooms, home of the original steam engines. Exciting hands-on mechanisms and information panels explain about the ingenious technology used over the years to keep Tower Bridge in motion.

St Paul's Cathedral

Come and experience the majesty and glory of St. Paul’s Cathedral, it’s iconic dome dominates the London skyline. Built between 1675 and 1710, St Paul’s Cathedral is widely considered to be crowning achievement of the glittering career of Sir Christopher Wren.
What you get with London Pass?
- Free Entry worth £12.50
- 10% off in the shop on purchases over £10
- Audio Guide for a special price of £3.50

Windsor Castle

A must see for London visitors, Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and official residence her majesty the Queen. The magnificent State Apartments are lavishly furnished with treasures from the Royal Collection, including masterpieces by Rubens, Holbein, Brueghel and Van Dyck. You can get there from London Paddington in around 30 minutes.

How will London Pass help?
- Free Ticket worth £15.50
- Fast Track Entry
- Pass with Travel option covers train connection to and from Windsor worth £10.20

Hampton Court Palace

The flamboyant Henry VIII is most associated with this majestic palace, which he extended and developed after acquiring it in the 1520s. Its many royal occupants have ensured the palace has fabulous furnishings, tapestries and paintings. It is set in 60 acres of formal gardens, which include the famous maze and the Great Vine.
How will London Pass help ?
- Free Entry worth £14.00
- Fast Track
- 20% discount in the Tiltyard Café and Privy Kitchen
Additionally London Pass with Travel will cover all your trains fees to and from Hampton Court Palace

Kensington Palace

Generations of royal women have shaped this stylish palace and elegant gardens from Queen Mary to Victoria and, more recently Diana, Princess of Wales.
London Pass might be a great benefit when visiting Kensington Palace. London Pass you will get:

- Free Ticket worth £12.50
- Fast Track
- Free Audio Guide
- 20% discount in the Orangery Restaurant

London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo in Regent's Park is one of the most famous of all London attractions and a must-see if you have children. With London pass entry is totally free - a saving of £16.80 for an adult and £13.30 for a child on the normal price of London Zoo tickets.

London Bridge

The London Bridge Experience is a two-part tourist attraction situated within the arches of London Bridge.

Firstly enjoy a fascinating trip back in time as the London Bridge Experience delves through the history of the bridge, from Druids through to Victorians, meeting Vikings, Romans, and some creepy medieval characters along the way. Featuring real life actors, stunning special effects and animations, this is unique interactive adventure really does takes you back in time.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

London sightseeing visitors can enjoy a trip back in time with a visit to the spectacular Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Situated on London’s Bankside, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre reconstruction the original building that housed Shakespeare's theatre in London, an open-air playhouse where the playwright penned many of his greatest plays.

Thames River Cruise

A Thames river cruise is without doubt one of the best ways to see London, weaving through the heart of the city and past so many of its most famous attractions. See and experience the sights and splendour of this great city from the relaxed comfort of a City Cruises modern, all-weather boats with open upper decks and spacious lower saloons with panoramic windows.
How London Pass helps?
- Free All-day hop on hop off cruise ticket worth £11.50
- Fast Track and Free Entry to many attractions along the River Thames




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