london
Country : United Kingdom
Currency : Pound sterling (GBP)
Language : English
Population
City: 8 477 600 (2014)
Metro: 12 496 800 (2014)
Time
Zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
London
closeLondon, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, was founded 2000 years ago by the Romans as Londinium. The city has been Western Europe's largest city for centuries: as early as in 1700 more than 575,000 people lived in London.
Today London is not only the largest city but also one of the most visited thanks to its numerous famous attractions such as the Tower Bridge and the Big Ben.
Random London Highlights
Westminster Abbey, London
Construction of the Westminster Abbey started in 1050 and spanned 8 centuries. The abbey serves as a burial ground for many famous monarchs, scientists and artists.
Gherkin, London
The Gherkin, officially known by its street address 30 St. Mary Axe, is a 41 story skyscraper built in 2004 in the financial center of London. The building received several awards for its unique design.
Harrods, London
London's most famous department store is a luxurious shopping paradise. Its lavish interior and enormous range of products will impress even the most shopping-averse visitor.
Albert Memorial, London
This Memorial was commissioned by Queen Victoria as a tribute to her late consort, Prince Albert. The High Gothic monument was completed in 1876, 15 years after prince Albert died at the age of 42.

Random London Tours & Activities
Crime and Mystery Walking Tour of London's Southbank, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$26.21
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery Theater Show in London, London
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$77.96



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