Top 5 Things to do in West London

It is undeniable that London is a gorgeous city with many attractive places to visit. West London is the western part of London, and the other parts of London are Central London, North London, East London and South London. West London might sound like any other places of London but it is actually U.K.'s cultural center with great transportation as well.

There's also the London plan. The London Plan defines two areas of London as International Centers, the West End and Knightsbridge, both situated in West London. There are five amazing Metropolitan Centers in West London: 1. Ealing, 2. Hounslow, 3. Harrow, 4. Uxbridge and 5. Shepherd's Bush.

West London is certainly for the richer, long favored by the elite as a place of residence. The reason being that it was usually upwind of the smoke drifting from the crowded City. The west of the city is also very cultured and cosmopolitan. So, people naturally pay a lot more for the privilege of living there. Furthermore, London is known to have one of the largest, safest and most efficient public transport networks in the world.

West London is well served by London Underground (Tube) connections from Central London. Funnily enough, the tube actually carries 50% of London's commuters. Additionally, the food there is much better than the other parts of London, having more varieties in general.

West London's attractions include world-class museums, shopping, galleries, entertainment and even a royal palace, making it a great place to travel as well.



Here's top 5 things to do in West London

1. Kensington Palace

Things to do in West London

Located in Kensington Gardens within London, England's Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, is the royal palace known as Kensington Palace. The royal connection dates from 1689, but the structure itself was built in 1605.
Up until 1760, the preferred home of succeeding monarchs was Kensington Palace. Queen Victoria also spent her early years living there, having been born there. This castle also housed the adored Princess Diana. TRH's official London residence is Kensington Palace. The offspring of the Prince and Princess of Wales. The royal rooms of the palace are also home to Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, and the Duke and Duchess of Kent.


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2. Museums

A. The Science Museum

The Science Museum - Best in London

The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, founded in 1857.

This museum is arranged over seven floors, containing 30 galleries that display around 300,000 items. It is the country's fifth most visited attraction, attracting about 3.3 million a year.

B. The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum - Best in london

Founded in 1881, located in South Kensington. The Natural History Museum is home to the largest and most important natural history collection in the world, with more than 70 million specimens, housed in the breathtaking Waterhouse building. The collection stories consist of mythical creatures as unicorns, sea serpents and many more.


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C. The Victoria & Albert Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum - Best in London

Located in Cromwell rd. occupying 51,000 square meters, the collections are spread over seven levels, also having an impressive Aston Webb designed building is the Victoria & Albert Museum.


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3. Entertainment

A. Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium - Best in London

The U.K.'s largest stadium is Wembley stadium, which is also the world's most famous stadium. It contains 166 executive suites, and has a capacity of 90,000 for most sports and 105,000 for concerts, earning the position of the 17th largest stadium in the world.

B. The Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall - Best in London

The 5,272-seat Royal Albert venue is a circular performance venue that was inaugurated by Queen Victoria in 1871. For the most part, it is used for classical music.

4. Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens - Best in London

Located in south-west London, Kew has the world's largest collection of living plants situated in over 300 acres of botanical gardens and glasshouses. Kew was awarded UNESCO world heritage status in 2003 for having over 300,000 species.

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