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What activities to tick if you visit London at the beginning of February

City Break Holiday, London, United Kingdom, The Shard aerial view

You plan a visit to the British capital at the beginning of February? If so, know that there are a number of activities that you should not forget to pass on the list of "must do"! Rejoice, therefore, the view of The Shard, but do not miss the botanical garden, Snowdrop Days and Chelsea days.

1. Visit to The Shard, Europe's tallest building

Although construction was not without controversy, The Shard is today one of the most interesting and new London tourist attractions on the map. The Shard is nothing more than a skyscraper height of 309.6 meters, whose construction was completed in March 2012, and which can be visited starting on February 1, 2013.

If you want to visit and you, hurry up to book your ticket (preorder: £ 24.95 for an adult) to make sure that you can admire The Shard desired day! How to get there? By metro, bus or train at London Bridge station. The Shard is on bus route 43, 48, 141, 149 and 21.


2. Shopping strange objects, London Dungeon

London Dungeon, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the British capital, changed its address to Feb. 1. Macabre oddities museum organizes, on this occasion, a sale of dubious items that no longer needs.

Those who rushed to the Pimlico Fair on 3 February will be able to find surgical instruments and ancient torture, limb impairment, fake eyeballs, costumes and many other oddities.

Fair opens at 11.30 am and closes when the strange objects stock is depleted. Address: Pimlico Car Boot Sale, Lupus Street, London, SW1V 3AT.


3. Snowdrop days at Chelsea Botanical Garden

Chelsea Botanical Garden in London organizes the Snowdrop Days between February 2 and 10. For nine days, curious tourists can admire an impressive variety of varieties of snowdrops and take part in free informative tour, in which they can learn more about the 'heralds of spring'.

A ticket for an adult costs £ 9 and for children under age 5 with free admission. You can reach Chelsea botanical garden metro (station Sloane Square).