'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford' – Samuel Johnson
From historical and cultural attractions to world-class restaurants and good times, London is a city unlike any other. While Big Ben, Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace and The London Eye are all worth the hype, there is another side to the city – away from the big hitters – that many tourists miss out on entirely.
Whether you’ve lived here all your life or are just visiting, these unusual ways to discover London will show you an unfamiliar but intriguing side to the city!
1. Taking a fascinating street art tour to discover London's art and history
Street-art tours are stunning visual treats that expose you to East London's incredible creativity, while also offering insight into important historical and cultural events that have made the area what it is today.