With Summer right around the corner, many people are preparing to go on holiday. The choices for great tourist sports are plentiful. For those looking to hit the beaches, Spain, Italy, Hawaii, Monaco, etc. are all great choices. Among the most popular tourist destinations, however, frequently you would see London, England. So what is it that makes London such a popular tourist attraction?
The city has a long and storied history, meaning, aficionados of history will want to see some of the more popular historic spots. The British Museum is a great place to learn about the country’s history, the Natural History Museum is another fabulous attraction for fans of the natural sciences, and the Tower of London is, perhaps next only to Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, the most recognizable building in the entire country.
But, London is not just a place to be enjoyed during the day. The city has a vibrant nightlife with a number of bars, nightclubs, and casinos where a group of friends can party all night long. These are just a few of London’s best nightlife spots.
The Hippodrome Casino
One of the most popular casinos, not just in the city, but in the entire country, the Hippodrome Casino is open 24/7, and visitors do not need to be members to enter. With five floors dedicated to game tables, the Hippodrome casino is, by far, one of the best places for fans of gambling to visit during their stay in London. It is sure to awaken an appetite in any would-be gambler. But fear not. Upon leaving London, should you miss the Hippodrome, you could always log on to any number of online gambling sites, where you can play all of the classic casino games. In fact, nowadays, most online casinos even feature live poker tables.
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
For those looking for a more subdued, relaxing night out, look no further than Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. One of London’s finest jazz bars, you can find Ronnie Scott’s in Soho, which, as any Londoner would tell you, is the place to be for those looking for night spots in the city. The bar opens in 5:30 PM, and remains open until late into the night. It is a great place to go if you want to drink some fine scotch and listen to the music of some of the best jazz masters and bluesmen from around the world.
Eighteen Sky Bar
Situated on the eighteenth floor, the Eighteen Sky cocktail bar is a place for those of you looking for a classier, posh experience. As far as cocktails go, you can’t do much better. Visitors can take a seat at the bar, and have a few drinks, or wine and dine. With a gorgeous view overlooking the London skyline, the Eighteen Sky Bar is one of the best places for tourist to dine out and enjoy the sunset. Just remember, you are not likely to find seating without making prior reservation.