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London is the home of many famous names in the luxury hotel market and with our great selection to choose from, you will definitely find the perfect room for you. Whether you’re visiting London for a weekend break or for a longer stay there is plenty on offer in one of the world’s top tourist destinations.
A great way to start your trip to London is with a look around the unique stores on offer in Britain’s capital. London has many luxury department stores and one of the most famous is Harrods which was originally opened in 1849 by Charles Henry Harrod. Today the store has seven floors with 330 departments showcasing the best in luxury merchandise.
After you have browsed all the brilliant fashion on offer in Harrods you should head to Fortnum and Masons. Founded in 1707, the beautiful store is world-renowned as a purveyor of fine foods and sells a brilliant section of hampers, teas and wine.
Arts and Culture
London’s art galleries and their special collections are the envy of the world. You won't be disappointed if you’re looking to enjoy some art. Tate Modern is one gallery that is a must-see. The gallery is Britain's national gallery of modern and contemporary art and has work from famous artist such as Matisse and Picasso.
London is also a fantastic place to see some ballet and opera as it is home to the Royal Opera House. As well as its world-renowned productions, the Opera House also offers guided tours around its historical theatre.
Britain is famous the world over for its afternoon tea and London is where the tradition was born in The Langham Hotel. The hotel offers an elegant tea service with a fantastic range of speciality teas on offer, all served in tailor-made Wedgwood teaware.
London really is a treat for museum lovers with a wide range of different museums to choose from. The jewel in the crown of London’s museums has to be the British Museum which was founded in 1753. The museum has a remarkable collection which covers more than two million years of human history. There are world-famous objects that you really won’t want to miss like the Rosetta Stone and a large collection of Egyptian mummies.