10 Most Instagrammable Places in London

Photos of London You Can Brag to Your Friends About

London is a picturesque city that you can't help but photograph. We have walked our way through the boroughs of London looking for the best angles for you to capture England's capital through a lens. 

Check out our favourite places to photograph in London. We're pretty sure your social media followers will like them. 

1

Big Ben

Nearest Tube: Westminster

Even if its under maintenance, you can't resist a selfie with Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. You can get a great shot from the opposite side of the river.

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Buckingham Palace

Nearest Tube: St James's Park

Come around 11am for a chance to catch the Changing of the Guard. You might have to queue to get one of the best views so get there early. 

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3

An English pub on a winter’s night

You can find a decent pub on every street of London

A local ale, in front of a roaring fire, on a cold winter night = bliss   

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4

The view from the Shard

Nearest Tube: London Bridge

For those with a head for heights, you can't get higher.

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5

Tower Bridge

Nearest Tube: Tower Hill

The bridge opens up around 3 times a day.

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6

A selfie on a double-decker bus

Bus routes cover all of London

An enduring icon of London... now with bigger windows.

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7

Covent Garden

Nearest Tube: Covent Garden

Some of the street performers are insanely talented in Convent Garden (but not all of them). 

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8

Kew Gardens

Nearest Tube: Kew Gardens

30,000 different kinds of plants from all over the world.

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9

St. Paul’s Cathedral

Nearest Tube: St. Paul's

Go to the Whispering Gallery underneath St. Paul's dome and see how effectively sound travels. 

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10

The London Eye

Nearest Tube: Waterloo

It's fun at any time, but for the best photos try to ride the wheel around dusk. 

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11

Urban art on Brick Lane

Nearest Tube: Aldgate East

You'll find plenty of interesting graffiti right across East London and Shoreditch.

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12

Abbey Road Crossing

Nearest Tube: St. John's Wood

This pedestrian crossing in north London was made famous by The Beatles when they made it their album cover for the Abbey Road album. You'll see groups of fans waiting patiently for their chance to recreate the famous shot. 

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Paul Smith | Compulsive Traveller

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