5 Unique Things To Do In London

There’s a reason certain attractions appear on every ‘must see’ lists of a destination.  Let’s think about London.  Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Tower of London, Oxford Street, the London Eye, the Museums.  They are all cool, iconic things to see!  But what if maybe you are looking at a return visit and you’d like something more unique to do in London?  London is great for unique events but here I share 5 of my favourite (permanent) adventurous and unique things to do in London!

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Arcelormittal Orbit: Riding the Longest Tube Slide in the World

4 years ago London was home to the 2012 Olympics.  I watched the stadium being built…and then a big twisted red metal structure alongside it.  What on earth was it?  What was the point of something that was so big and odd looking?  But now I think it’s pure genius.  The ArcelorMittal Orbit was the brain child of Anish Kapoor.  He also created ‘Cloud Gate’ (aka the giant reflective Bean) in Millennium Park in Chicago, USA.  Originally the Orbit was just an observation tower, but 2016 saw the introduction of the world’s longest and tallest tube slide, a collaboration with scientist and artist, Carsten Holler.

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