Britain is out of the most preferred holiday destination among tourists to Europe and this is evident by the millions of tourists who visit the city every year. There are a wide variety of places to visit and explore ranging from modern marvels to heritage sites and ancient castles. London in particular is known to be one of the most prominent attractions and is also out of the most cosmopolitan cities in the UK.
If you have planned a trip to the UK during the holiday season then it is recommended to make your hotel bookings well before your trip. Hotel occupancy rates are at their peak during holiday season and finding suitable accommodation at short notice can prove to be a challenge. The hotel location must offer easy access to the city and one of the best places to stay in London on holiday is the Knightsbridge Green Hotel. It offers quality accommodation and facilities, while providing convenient access to attractions that are nearby. Some interesting places to visit during your trip in and around London are as follows…..
Harrods: Harrods is possibly the most well known and out of biggest department stores in the world. It offers a massive million sq.ft. of retail space and houses more than 330 outlets. It has the capacity to house up to 300,000 visitors at any one time within it. Its food hall is also one of the largest to be found and offers some of the most tempting variety of delicacies and cuisines from all over the world. One of the biggest attractions are the large discounts that Harrods offers its customers twice a year, when prices are slashed and major discounts are available on some of the biggest brands. It currently is owned by the Qatar Investment Authority, a consortium that bought it from Egyptian billionaire Mohamed Al Fayed in 2014. There are two famous memorials constructed within the store, to honour the memory of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed, the son of the former owner of Harrods.
Hampton Court Palace: One of the finest palaces in the UK the Hampton Court Palace was home to some of the most famous figures in British history that include Henry VII, Cardinal Wolsey, and Elizabeth I. Over time it has undergone an amazing transformation from its humble origins in the 11th century to gain prominence as one of the most magnificent palaces in Europe. Visitors to the palace have an opportunity to join a guided tour of this stunning royal home, along with a chance to see its Tudor kitchens and a rare opportunity to see the King’s and Her Majesty’s state apartments, besides the famous Georgian and Wolsey rooms. One of the most amazing sights is its majestic Great Hall that is furnished with the most ornate and opulent tapestries. You can also take a tour of its famous maze that lies outside.