London affords a great deal of amusements which are widely available. Visited by millions of tourists London offers them an astonishing variety of scenes. If you choose European vacations and you like running around wonderful monuments then London is your city. However, before you go there, read this article at your leisure. It will give some information how to make your vacations in London more exiting and less expensive.
Fist, you need to buy some pounds sterling, the official currency of Britain. You'd better do it at Cash points called ATMs-their rate of exchange is the highest. Credit cards such as Access and Visa are also widely accepted.
Now let's observe London's best sights. If you want to visit House of Parliament, you should know that there are many tourists' tours in any language but (!) only in summer. You probably know that London's public collections such as The Tate Modern, Tate Britain and National Galleries are the richest in the world. The point is that all is free and it takes approximately 45 minutes to visit one of these museums. If you have limited time, walk along the South Bank from Tower Bridge to Lambeth, where you can see all the beauty of London. By the way, London's streets are very tangled; therefore, a tourist cannot do without an A-Z street map book sold in every stand. Buying special pass-cards you save your time and money. The most advantageous is so-called Go-See pass, witch gets you to 15 attractions for free. London pass also gives you this opportunity but it lists the attractions free anyway.
So be attentive and before buying a pass card look through its attraction list. London draws many people all over the world so you ought to book your ticket in advance; otherwise, you will spend hours standing in huge queues, especially during school holidays. You can also purchase a combined ticket that includes attractions at an Underground station and a tube ticket. In the light of the latest events, tourists are afraid of the London Metro.
It might be strange to say but London is still one of the safest cities. The rate of ownership of guns is very law. The police pay attention at foreigners that is why you should always have the passport with you just in case and be ready for the examination of your bags.
Anyway, London is a beautiful city, and it is worth visiting. Use these tips and made your European vacations in London unforgettable. Sources: www.visitlondon.com www.londontourist.org www.londonkidz.co.uk.