It is true that accommodation and eating out in London can be a burden on your purse, but this amazing city offers its visitors plenty of attractions which can be explored at no cost. Actually some of the biggest attractions in this city are easily accessible by all due to their ‘entrance free’ policies. And these include some of the best museums, art galleries and architectural icons.

There is a lot to do and see in London and depending on your interests you can come up with a plan to cover the most at no cost (except for transport of course, which can be dealt with by purchasing an Underground season ticket). Listed below are the top three free attractions – typical representations of London…

Start your tour at the famous British Museum – one of the most visited attractions in London. This is a great place to explore the different cultures of the world tracing their origins from prehistoric times. There is a choice of tours covering different themes, galleries and collections.

A not to be missed attraction and an icon of the city are the Houses of Parliament. This extravagant 19th century neo-Gothic complex houses the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The landmark icon and famous Clock Tower (popularly known as the Big Ben) adorns the complex.

For some of the Western European classics try the National Art Gallery. Located at the Trafalgar Square this gallery is home to two thousand odd masterpieces, from 13th through 19th centuries, by famous artists including Van Gogh, Renoir, Michelangelo and da Vinci. This popular ‘free’ sight is generally packed with visitors therefore weekday mornings are recommended for a leisure feast for the eyes. The free gallery plan available at the entrance comes in handy for navigation through the various galleries.

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