In the heart of London’s financial district, this reservations-only Champagne bar commands impressive views over the British capital. www.vertigo42.co.uk
From the hilltop in Greenwich Park, near the Observatory and next to the statue of General Wolfe, there’s a memorable view of Greenwich Palace with the Thames and East London beyond. (44-208) 858-2608.
The Crown Jewels at Tower of London
Among the Tower of London’s many treasures are the Crown Jewels, which include the largest diamond in the world and breathtaking gems set into royal crowns, swords and scepters. Tower Hill, EC3. (44-207) 709-0765; www.hrp.org.uk