Exploring The Cultural Scene Of London In Three Days

London has a glorious past and it has been steeped in culture for a long time, which is evident from the large number of major museums, galleries and theatres that embellish the contemporary cultural scene in the city. Tourists can allocate a weekend for visiting these centres of culture with the help of the following itinerary.

Day One
You can start the day with a visit to the Museum quarter on South Kensington and see the Science Museum which is home to a large number of scientific artefacts and amazing exhibitions. The Natural History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum are close by and the new Design Museum has opened in a new location nearby.

Tourists on such a cultural exploration will find it most convenient to stay at any of the Hotels Near Piccadilly London as they would be located in the midst of all these attractions.

After visiting these museums and having lunch, you can get on to the Piccadilly Line and reach Piccadilly Circus where you can visit the Royal Academy of Arts, National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery. In the evening you can have a pre-theatre dinner and see a show at any of the West End theatres whether it is a musical like Wicked or an opera and ballet production at the Royal Opera House or a modern dance performance at Sadler’s Well. Another option is to see English National Ballet at London Coliseum.

Visitors who wish to stay in the lap of luxury with some of the best facilities should opt for staying at The Piccadilly West End London which will also provide a strategic location close to most of the cultural attractions.

Day Two
In the morning, you can visit Greenwich by taking a boat trip and see one of the Royal Museum sites for which you have plenty of options including the Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory and the National Maritime Museum or even the Greenwich Meridian line. A splendid view from the hill at Greenwich Park should not be missed. In the afternoon, you can tour Shakespeare’s Globe and visit St Paul’s Cathedral. In the evening, visit the Tate Modern and see the newly opened Switch House building and also see its expanded collection and a fantastic view from the public terraze on the tenth floor.

Day Three
In the morning, plan a visit to the City of London and explore its heritage and get to know about its glorious history by visiting the Museum of London and the Guildhall Art Gallery. After lunch, visit the nearby British Museum which has the distinction of being one of the most popular museums of the world as its permanent collection and inspiring temporary exhibitions exhibit different cultures of the world In the evening, you can experience the spirit of music by rounding off your three days of cultural experiences with a visit to venues such as the Barbican and the Southbank Centre where you can enjoy great musical performances by some of the best musicians of the world.

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