London is famous for its share of beautiful architecture. There are numerous attractions in the city that have kept the tourists flowing in for the beauty offered. There are several new additions to this long list of places which are not very well known. These places are equally attractive and have something for every visitor to cherish. Below is a discussion of some of the modern attractions of the city that you can visit after your British museum tours.
Top Of The Shard
The Shard is one of the exciting new structures that have been added to the famous skyline of London. It has unparalleled views of the city and should not be missed if you are on a visit to the city. The view from its top is also popular among Londoners. The toilet on the 68th floor is famous for the 40-mile radius views of the surroundings. You can also book a table at Gong on the 52nd floor and enjoy a cocktail while enjoying the stunning views.
Box Park In Shoreditch
Located towards the East end of the city, the box park situated in the heart of Shoreditch is the place to head to if you want to experience the true hipster culture of the city. It is a cluster of restaurants and pop-up shops built inside refurbished shipping containers. The hipster vibe of East London could be felt at Voodoo Ray’s which is a popular pizza outlet or Cookdaily which is a great vegan kebab place. London’s versatile fashion and food scenes could be experienced in the world’s first pop-up mall, Boxpark.
Emirates Air Line Cable Car
Now you can glide above the Thames River by getting into the ride offered by the Emirates Air Line cable. The ride offers great views of the Docklands of the city. Note that you can also use the Oyster Travelcard for this purpose. It is better to take this ride on a clear day for the best views.
Arcelormittal Orbit + The Slide
This is a structure built for the 2012 Olympic Games. It offers great 20 mile views from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It comprises of 60% of steel from the world’s largest steel company ArcelorMittal. There is a thrilling slide which you can take and it will carry you down the structure in a thrilling manner.
London has several new attractions that have come up in the recent past. These are equally attractive as their older counterparts and worth exploring when you visit the city.