British Museum Named as London’s Top Bucket List Spot

Surpassing many world-renowned visitor attractions, the British Museum has been crowned the top place to visit in London by The World Bucket List.

London is an electric city, brimming with adventures and opportunity for entertainment across the board. Whether you're looking to see theatre at its best or want to explore some of the most iconic locations in popular culture, London has it all. The World Bucket List – a leading travel guide for the most curious adventurer – has, however, named the British Museum the preeminent destination in the English capital. The city London, also known as the Big Smoke, is a hive of activity. Home to some of history's most notable locations and the world's most recognized landmarks, there's much to see and do in the city.

Established as far back as 43AD, London was founded by the Romans. Acting as a key hub of commerce and trade throughout the centuries, London remains in modern history, one of the most powerful cities on the world map. In recent generations, London was the home of the Swinging Sixties which saw art, music and fashion redefine pop culture as well as drive a youth revolution. Today, London continues to be a melting pot of creativity; it is an epicentre of culture and social diversity.

The contenders

Ranking the top 12 best attractions across London city, The World Bucket list includes some of the obvious, and some of the not so obvious sights to add to your itinerary. Common London attractions, such as the Tate Modern art gallery and the Tower of London, are not overlooked. And, for those of you who would like to bone up on some textbook history, this list of top things to do in London will certainly keep you keen.

Other, more alternative activities are the crux of this list, however. Many music fans know that they can walk the Beatles Abbey Road zebra crossing in London although few may be aware that you can visit the Harry Potter Platform 9 3/4 right in the heart of the city. This and so many other intimate insider tips make this list of top things to do in London a must-read if you're planning a trip to the English capital.

The winner

Taking first place in The World Bucket List's London Bucket List, the 12 things to do in London before you die" is the British Museum. Located in Bloomsbury, this impressive institution is surrounded by sites of importance. More so, its central location offers visitors a chance to explore London's beating heart, and all there is to do. In walking distance alone, tourists can access Covent Garden (London's preeminent shopping and eating destination), as well as many galleries and city parks.

The British Museum is a cultural hub dedicated to the celebration and presentation of history, art and culture throughout the ages. The World Bucket List crowns this the ultimate attraction in London with its astounding archive of over eight million pieces. It is, in fact, the largest and most impressive collection in existence, with a particular emphasis on antiquities from the British Empire. Simply put: if you're a history buff, this is the place for you. The British Museum houses temporary exhibitions, as well as its remarkable permanent collection.

"Browse through ancient artefacts and mind-expanding exhibitions. Your London Bucket List isn't complete without learning about this unique city's long past." says The World Bucket List. Both Tottenham Court and Holborn tube stations are in walking distance and the museum is open daily to visitors free of charge.

For more information, please refer to the contact details below to get in touch with The World Bucket List.

Contact: John Murphy
Address: Hilltop Lane, Carryduff, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT8 8FE
Phone: +447497740029

Contact Info:
Name: John Murphy
Email: Send Email
Organization: The World Bucket List
Address: Hilltop Lane, Carryduff, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT8 8FE
Phone: +447497740029

Release ID: 88963422