Cultural Tours in London

Buckingham Palace Tour Including Changing of the Guard Ceremony
Delve into London’s rich royal heritage during a visit to Buckingham Palace to see the Changing of the Guard Ceremony. Marvel at the traditional Changing of the Guard performance, which involves meticulously dressed soldiers marching to the rhythm of military drums. Then, enjoy an exclusive experience as you enter the opulent State Rooms of Buckingham Palace for an independent audio tour. See lavish chambers during a tour only available for two months of the year, and gain fascinating insight into the history of the British monarchy.
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British Museum Guided Tour

With a collection of at least 8,000,000 objects, and 80,000 on public display, you could spend weeks exploring the British Museum—and still not see it all. Skip the long lines and follow your guide on a whistle-stop tour of the museum’s key highlights: relics of ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and more. After your tour, explore independently for as long as you like.
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Ancient Ruins

London Bridge Experience and Tombs
The London Bridge Experience is an award-winning visitor’s attraction set in the deep historical vaults of the world-famous London Bridge. Experience the dark history of London Bridge first-hand as it is brought to life right in front of your eyes on this interactive character lead adventure.
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Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London
Discover two gems of southern England on this full-day coach trip to Stonehenge and Bath from London. Travel to Stonehenge, a prehistoric stone monument that rises imperiously from Salisbury Plain. Gaze at the gigantic stones, learn how the monument was used, and then continue to the UNESCO-listed city of Bath to discover this gorgeous 18th-century city independently. Choose to stroll the elegant Georgian streets and see top Bath attractions such as the Royal Crescent as you wish; or upgrade to visit the stunning Roman Baths or Jane Austen Visitor Centre.
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Historical Tours

Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other! Using state-of-the-art RIPPER-VISION™, innovative hand-held projectors help to recreate the atmosphere of Victorian London using spooky images, film clips and moving images. Follow your guide on a walking tour to explore the dimly lit backstreets of Whitechapel and hear the harrowing tales and conspiracy theories of London’s most notorious serial killer.
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Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Churchill War Rooms Entry

Immerse yourself in the rich history of World War II on an enriching and emotionally stirring tour of London Westminster with a knowledgeable guide. Descend to the subterranean Churchill War Rooms, an underground network of bunkers that functioned as wartime offices, and enrich your knowledge of British history with commentary that covers little known facts. As you explore, see iconic London sights like the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, and delve into the life and work of former British prime minister, Winston Churchill.
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Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Bath Tour from London with Admission

Uncover centuries of British history on a full-day guided coach tour of three unique historic landmarks, including two of England’s most visited UNESCO World Heritage sites. Learn about legendary royals like Henry VIII, Queen Mary, and Queen Elizabeth at the lavish Windsor Castle, then unravel the mysteries of the enigmatic stone circle of Stonehenge, which dates back more than 5,000 years. Finally, visit the Roman spa town of Bath, an architectural marvel famed for its natural thermal springs and the Roman Baths.
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Tours & Attractions in London

Below are our Attractions, Activities & Sightseeing Tours in London.

Cultural Places to visit in London

Widely considered the finest and most beautiful residences in the UK, London’s magnificent, historical royal palaces attract admirers from around the world. Here are just five of the best that you should visit on your next trip to the English capital.


Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is perhaps the best-known London palace. Photo: Annapurna Mellor / Viator The Queen’s personal quarters. One of the best-known royal palaces in the world, Buckingham Palace is the primary (official) residence of the British monarch. The palace features 19 state rooms, which are open to the public for three months each summer when the queen goes to Scotland.

During the rest of the year, admire the palace and its famous balcony from behind gilded gates or stop by for the Changing of the Guard ceremony—just don’t forget to arrive well before the scheduled procession to beat the crowds.

How to visit: Experience life as a member of the British royal family on a tour of the State Rooms, or stroll through St. James’ Park to a luxury hotel for afternoon tea.

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Kensington Palace

A Queen Victoria statue presides over Kensington Palace. Photo: Alexey Fedorenko / Shutterstock The historic birthplace of Queen Victoria. Set in the heart of central London, Kensington Palace is the birthplace of Queen Victoria and was once home to Princess Diana.

In recent years the palace has become the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (as well as other lesser royals), and is perhaps most popular for its whimsical gardens and swanky Orangery.

How to visit: Stop by the Kensington Orangery for high tea, before touring Kensington Gardens. Alternatively, admire the palace on a royal parks tour.

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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace fizzes with historical appeal. Photo: Nussar / Shutterstock A peek inside Tudor London. Located on the banks of the River Thames to the southwest of central London, 16th-century Hampton Court Palace is a masterpiece of baroque and Tudor architecture.

Once King Henry VIII’s private residence, it was built to rival the Palace of Versailles in Paris, and is now best known for its medieval Great Hall, impressive hedge maze, and costumed performances.

How to visit: Take a private tour of Hampton Court Palace and learn all about the famed Haunted Gallery, as well as the palace’s former royal residents.

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Banqueting House

A lesser-known palace with a bloody past. The 17th-century Banqueting House sits on Whitehall in Central London, and is widely considered the finest example of neoclassical architecture in the city. Once part of the Palace of Whitehall—and the site of one monarch’s bloody demise—this national monument now welcomes visitors keen to admire its grand hallways and suites, as well as the spot where King Charles I was beheaded in 1649.

How to visit: Combine a trip to the Banqueting House with an exploration of Westminster Abbey on a private, half-day tour. There, admire features such as the bronze bust of James I and ceiling paintings by Flemish master, Sir Peter Paul Rubens.

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Tower of London

A lesser-known palace with a bloody past. The 17th-century Banqueting House sits on Whitehall in Central London, and is widely considered the finest example of neoclassical architecture in the city. Once part of the Palace of Whitehall—and the site of one monarch’s bloody demise—this national monument now welcomes visitors keen to admire its grand hallways and suites, as well as the spot where King Charles I was beheaded in 1649.

How to visit: Combine a trip to the Banqueting House with an exploration of Westminster Abbey on a private, half-day tour. There, admire features such as the bronze bust of James I and ceiling paintings by Flemish master, Sir Peter Paul Rubens.

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Tower of London Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

What’s the best way to experience Tower of London?

Should I book Tower of London tickets in advance?

We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Tower of London can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

How much does it cost to visit Tower of London 2022?

Currently, an entrance ticket to Tower of London costs USD 65.05. Guided Tower of London tours start around USD 65.05 per person.