Attracting upward of 15 million visitors each year, it’s little wonder that London is one of the world’s top tourist destinations.

England’s capital city offers one of the planet’s greatest concentrations of cultural attractions. From royal palaces to unrivalled shopping, from museums to riding a giant Ferris wheel providing breath-taking views – you could spend endless days exploring London's sites without ever running out of unique things to see and do.

With London being home to the iconic cricket stadiums Lord’s and The Oval, the capital is sure to be an integral part of the Cricket World Cup journey.

Take a look below at our top 5 things to experience!

London Eye

One of the most iconic landmarks in the capital, the London Eye was originally opened in 2000 to celebrate the turn of the millennium.

Offering some of the best views of London, it reaches a height of 135 metres. The trip round the eye generally takes 30 minutes and is great at any time of day. From the middle of the day, where you can see the landscape for up to 25 miles, to the lit-up city skyline at night.

The Shard

Another great sightseeing experience to choose from is The Shard, which is currently the tallest building in Europe. The highest point of the building reaches 244 metres and can let you see as far as 40 miles on a clear day.

If you want to explore London, then this is the perfect stop off during your ICC Cricket World Cup experience.

Madame Tussauds

Ever wish you could get a photo with some of the most famous celebrities in the world? Well a selfie with the next best thing is guaranteed at Madame Tussauds.

The famous museum has over 300 life-like waxwork figures of famous faces spanning 14 different interactive areas.

The figures even include some famous cricketing faces for you to feast your eyes on, such as ex-Australian legend, Shane Warne.

Hyde Park

If a change from the sprawling city is what you are after, then Hyde Park offers a great alternative!

Hyde Park has something for everyone. You can enjoy swimming, boating, cycling and skating. There are pitches for team games and even tennis courts. Alongside these, there are a host of spots to relax and or eat, with historical monuments available throughout the park if you just want to brush up on your British history.

Oxford Street

If you want a bit of retail therapy to wind down from an exciting days cricket action, then head straight over to Oxford Street.

Right in the heart of London, you will find a huge assortment of different shops and some of the biggest brands in the world. With more than 300 shops to choose from, you will find the perfect gift to remember London.