London is one of the world’s must visit cities. It is world class in terms of art, fashion, music, and dining. But what makes London special are it’s unique and diverse neighbourhoods. Visiting the different neighbourhoods or boroughs of London is almost like visiting a whole new location.
Kensington Palace is located in Kensington Gardens and is the royal residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent. Kensington Palace is also often used by the handsome Prince Harry, which makes if worth a visit if only to offer a chance to spot the cheeky prince.
The state rooms of Kensington Palace are currently open to the public.
The Victoria and Albert Museum contains the world’s largest collection of decorative arts and design. The collection spans over 5,000 years of art works, as well as the most comprehensive collection of post classical sculpture, as well as the best collection of East Asian and Islamic art in Europe.
For art lovers, you simply can not miss it. Entry is free.
For those interested in natural history, or travelling with kids, you wont want to miss the Natural History Museum. The Natural History Museum is most famous for it’s dinosaur exhibit – although go early as often entry to this exhibit accumulates quite a long queue. Entry is free.
Another museum you wont want to miss if travelling with kids is the London Science Museum. Some of the most popular exhibitions are the Science museum include the flight exhibition, making the modern world, and who am I? And like other great musumus in London, entry is free.
Kensington high street is the main shopping street in Kensington and Chelsea. The street contains many of the big shopping chains that can be found elsewhere in London, but is also home to many upmarket boutiques. To see a map of shops on Kensington high street click here.