A London adventure isn’t whole without diving into the West End’s high-spirited pulse. It is the most exciting and lively area in the city, where you can find world-class museums, theatres, and a plethora of great dining options to indulge in. From the iconic British Museum to the historic Wallace Collection, there’s an array of spectacular attractions to explore and experience here.
If you are looking for a luxurious stay, the Piccadilly London West End Hotel, in the heart of the city is a perfect choice. With its central location, you’ll be only steps away from all the action. Here’s a list of some must-visit attractions in this prime area of London city:
The British Museum is a neoclassical museum in London, housing one of the largest collections of antiquities in the world. With its vast array of captivating exhibits, you can marvel at renowned artefacts like the Rosetta Stone, the English Magna Carta, and the Elgin Marbles.
There is so much to see at the British Museum, even a full day of exploration may seem less. However, there are several areas of exceptional interest, such as the Egyptian rooms, containing 5,000-year-old Egyptian mummies and the stone-carved scenes from ancient Babylon and Persia that are worth your while.
Pssst…If you are staying at the Piccadilly Hotel London, the spectacular British Museum is only minutes away.
The National Gallery Museum in London boasts an exclusive collection of Western European art for you to explore. It displays one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in the world, with over 2,300 paintings spanning from the 13th to the 20th centuries. The collection includes works by some of the most famous artists in history, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh, and Claude Monet.
The National Gallery is one of the most sought-after tourist attractions in London, drawing over six million people each year. So, make sure to add this one to your itinerary.
The Wallace Collection is another exquisite museum in London’s West End housed in a beautifully restored Italianate mansion in Manchester Square. Explore an array of masterpieces of art, including paintings by Rembrandt, Velázquez, and Gainsborough; exquisite porcelain from China and Japan; and elegant furniture hailing from France and Italy for an unforgettable experience.
Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts is a prestigious art institution in London, founded in 1768. It is in Burlington House, a beautiful Renaissance-style mansion in Piccadilly. The RA is a place where art is made, exhibited, and debated. The Royal Academy of Arts also has a long history of supporting emerging talents and established artists. Its annual summer exhibitions are one of the most popular art events in the world, so make sure to book your tickets in advance, especially if you are booking a luxe West End stay package.
If you’re looking for a truly authentic London experience, the West End is the place to be. So, book an ideally located discounted hotel in the West End and make the most of your holiday in the exciting capital city!