London pulls in tourists from all over the world with its historical landmarks, shops, museums and other attractions. But which of these is the favourite one for children to visit? For our latest poll we decided to find out.
We asked all the children visiting our site, from a list of the most popular attractions, on a visit to London which one would they visit first? The results are a little surprising. In first place with 22% of the vote was the modern construction The London Eye. The Queen’s residence Buckingham Palace came second with 17%. William the Conqueror’s fortress The Tower of London was third with 15% of the vote and the Natural History museum fourth on 11%. The Houses of parliament and madame Tussaud’s both received 6% of the vote, and the famous shops Hamleys and Harrods both got 5%. Landmarks St. Paul’s Cathedral and Trafalgar Square each received 4% of the vote, while Piccadilly Circus got 3% and in last place Tate Modern got just 2% of the votes.
So, with all the history in our capital city, what is it that makes the London Eye so popular? Here are five fascinating facts about the London Eye which may help to explain:
You may prefer to see some of our history or culture when you visit London, but children it seems prefer one of our more modern attractionsMore Survey Results
Here are the results from 1,035 children who answered our question "On a trip to London, where would be your first stop?" The survey was conducted in the five days ending August 13th, 2020.
|On a trip to London, where would be your first stop?||Percentage of Respondents|
|Tower of London||15|
|Natural History Museum||11|
|Houses of Parliament/Big Ben||6|
|St Pauls Cathedral||4|