The Palace of Westminster, Big Ban and river Thames taken from the south bank of the river. © London and Partners/Jon Reid

Visiting London for the first time

If you're visiting London for the first time, here are some top tips to make your first trip safe, easy and, most of all, fun! Take a look at these top recommendations for London's best attractions, sightseeing, events, things to do, travel tips and more.

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3. Plan your trip and see what's on

6. Find more things to do for first-time visitors

There's so much to see and do in London! To help you get started with planning your trip, find some inspiration first with the best things to do in London. Whether you love food, art or culture, take your pick from iconic London sights and attractions, and don't forget to check out the best musicals in London to add an unforgettable experience to your itinerary.