You can find on this page the map of London monuments, the map of London tourist buses and the map of London river cruises. London is the capital and the most visited city in United Kingdom with 15 million tourists per year. Thanks to its numerous monuments, museums, sightseeings, landmarks and attractions, London was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

We could visit London for weeks and we wouldn't have seen everything! London offers some must-see visits and activities to do in one's life. Most of the monuments are located between Westminster, Soho and the City of London.

London is dotted with many monuments: royal residences (Westminster, Kensington and Buckingham palaces), religious buildings (Saint Paul's Cathedral, Abbey and Westminster Cathedral), theatres, towers, columns, squares, statues, bridges, stations and skyscrapers. The museums are real monuments : Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Gallery...

London Attractions Map

London sightseeing map

In London you can visit:

  • museums: British Museum, Madame Tussauds, Royal Museums de Greenwich, Tate Modern
  • religious buildings: Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral
  • squares: Trafalgar Square
  • different attractions: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, London Eye, London Tower, National Gallery, Tower Bridge


The most impressive and most visited monuments in London are :

  • The Palace of Westminster: with its towers and the famous Big Ben bell;
  • Westminster Abbey;
  • The Tower bridge: bascule bridge;
  • Saint Paul's Cathedral with its famous dome; 
  • The Tower of London: castle, menagerie, prison... ;
  • The London wheel or London eye.

Discover the location of London's monuments thanks to the London monuments map.

The Original Tour Hop on Hop off Bus Map

London hop on hop off

The Original Tour of London is an original way of visiting London and discover its monuments, museums, attractions while getting on and off at your disposal. This concept of hop on hop off bus or open-top double-decker buses offers a network of 2 tourist tours and routes and 80 stops with commentary in 9 languages.

The Original Tour of London buses allow you to discover London's most famous monuments effortlessly and with commentary.

Original Tour offers :

  • 6 bus routes across London; 
  • 3 walking tours (Changing of the Guard, Rock n' Roll, Jack the Ripper);
  • 1 Thames Cruise from Westminster to Greenwich.

The Original Tour's 6 itineraries are :

  • Yellow Route: The Original Tour => Duration 2 hours
    • Attractions: Buckingham Palace, Palace of Westminster, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, London Eye, Sea Life Aquarium, Saint Paul's Cathedral, London Bridge, The Shard, Tower Bridge, Tower of London.
  • Blue Itinerary: Royal Borough Tour => Duration 1h30
    • Attractions: Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Victoria Albert Museum, Harrods, Albert Hall, Chelsea.
  • Itinerary Orange: The British Museum Tour => Duration 1h00
    • Attractions: Piccadilly Circus, Russel Square, British Museum, King's Cross St Pancras.
  • Red Route => Duration 1h00
    • Attractions: Marble Arch, Marylebone, Madame Tussauds, Sherlock Holmes Museum, Regent's Park.
  • Itinerary Violet: Capital Connector => Duration 30 minutes
    • Attractions: Marble Arch, Hyde Park, Holland Park, Notting Hill, Paddington Station.
  • Grey Route => Duration 30 minutes, only in the morning from 8.00 to 9.00 am
    • Attractions: Marble Arch, Hyde Park, Holland Park, Notting Hill, Paddington Station.

Big Bus Tour Map

Hop on hop off bus london

The Big Bus of London is a second hop on hop off bus company with open roofs to discover the city of Rome via a tour. The Big Bus offers 4 lines, 3 tourist bus lines and 1 river cruise line. Tours are commented in 13 languages.

There are three types of Big Bus Tour tickets in London, each of which includes a free cruise with City Cruise :

  • The Classic ticket is valid for 24 hours => the Thames Cruise departs from Westminster Pier to Tower Pier,
  • The Premium ticket is valid for 48 hours => the Thames Cruise is from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier,
  • The Deluxe ticket is valid for 72 hours => the Thames Cruise is the same as the Premium ticket.

A free walking tour is also included in all Big Bus Tour of London tickets. This walking tour departs every morning at 11am from Trafalgar Square and ends at Horse Guards.

The 4 Big Bus London sightseeing bus tours are : 

  • Red Line: the most complete itinerary with the must-see sights of London. 
    • Departure from 8am to 4.30pm, every 15-20 minutes. Duration: 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • Blue Line: a route that runs west of London and stops near Harrods, the city's best museums and Kensington Palace.
    • Departure from 8.35am to 4.45pm, every 15-20 minutes. Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Orange line: itinerary that offers a link between the "Madame Tussauds" museum and the main attractions of Southbank (London Eye).
    • Departure from 8.50 am to 6.35 pm, every 45 minutes. Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Green Line: route serves as a link between North and Central London.
    • Departure from 8.45am to 6.20pm, every 8.30pm. Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

City Cruises River Tour Map

Map london river thames tours city cruises

The City Cruises of London is a regular river hop on hop off shuttle service transporting passengers on the Thames to visit London.

A boat trip on the Thames is an original way to discover the city of London and some of its most beautiful monuments (Big Ben, the Houses of Parliaments, the London Eye, the Tate Modem, Shakespeare's Globe, Millennium Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, the City Towers, Tower of London, The Shard, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf Towers).

City Cruises offers an open top deck boat cruise, with audio guides in several languages. City Cruises tickets for London are valid for up to six months from the date of purchase. City Cruises tickets are Hop-on Hop-off, allowing you to hop on and off the boat all day at any City Cruises pier.

City Cruises ships depart from four main docks on the Thames:

  • Westminter Pier: Victoria Embankment (Westminster Abbey, Parliament, Big Ben, Horses Guards Parade);
  • Waterloo Pier: Jubilee Gardens (London Eye, Shrek's Adventures London, Sea Life Aquarium London);
  • Tower Pier: Lower Thames Street (Tower of London, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge and The Shard);
  • Greenwich Pier: King William Walk (Cutty Sark, Greenwich Foot Tunnel, Royal Observatory of Greenwich.