The Best Places to Take Photos in London

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We teamed up with Expedia.com to bring you the best places to take pictures in London. Capture priceless photographs in front of London's most iconic locations, as well as areas that are off-the-beaten path. Whether traveling with friends, family, solo, or with the love of your life, these favourite spots are not to be missed!

Flytographer: Hector in London

Flytographer: Hector in London

The Tower Bridge

Crossing the River Thames close to the Tower of London, this suspension bridge is an iconic English landmark. With its bright blue ascents and twin castle-like towers, capturing a photo here is a must. 


Flytographer: Emiliano in London

Flytographer: Emiliano in London

The Gates of Buckingham Palace 

Just outside the Queen of England's official London residence, the gold and iron gates of Buckingham Palace create the perfect 'royal photo.'


Flytographer: Hector in London

Flytographer: Hector in London

Hyde Park

Created by Henry VIII as a private hunting ground, Hyde Park is now one of the largest public parks in the city. Surround yourself with the sculptural fountain, the colourful flower beds, or swaths of green fields for a dash of English country in your London photos.


Flytographer: Emiliano in London

Flytographer: Emiliano in London

Portobello Road in Notting Hill

Noted for charming pastel-painted buildings and quaint antique shops, this famous London road is more than photo-worthy. 


Flytographer: Hector in London

Flytographer: Hector in London

Palace of Westminster 

With its gothic spires and iconic clock tower known affectionately as "Big Ben," capturing a portrait here from the edge of the Thames River is a must when visiting London.  


Flytographer: Julie in London

Flytographer: Julie in London

Brick Lane

Head to one of the most famous streets in London for the vibrant vintage shops, colourful street art, and bustling market. Your photos in this dynamic neighbourhood will always remind you of the sights, smells and tastes of Brick Lane


Flytographer: Hector in London

Flytographer: Hector in London

London Eye

This London landmark will grant you amazing souvenir photos, whether you snap them from ground level by the Thames, or from on high at the peak of the ride, drinking in sweeping views of the whole city.


Flytographer: Hector in London

Flytographer: Hector in London

The Graffiti Walls of Shoreditch

A trendy borough in the East End of London, Shoreditch is such a fun neighbourhood to explore. Find a bright graffiti wall and capture a silly photo! 


Flytographer: Hector in London

Flytographer: Hector in London

Recreate your own Beatles moment on Abbey Road

Hands-down one of the most famous photos of all time, a visit to London's Abbey Road is a fun stop. Find three friends, someone to take the photo (like Flytographer), and feel like your favourite Beatle!


Flytographer: Emiliano in London

Flytographer: Emiliano in London

Red telePhone Booths

It isn’t just the architecture here that is iconic. With a double-decker bus or a pair of bright red phone booths as your backdrop, you could be in no other city but London.


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