Country : United Kingdom
Currency : Pound sterling (GBP)
Language : English
City: 8 477 600 (2014)
Metro: 12 496 800 (2014)
Zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
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
London Eye, London
The London Eye is a giant observation wheel in the center of London. Since its opening in 2000 the 30-minute 'flight' has been offering visitors great panoramic views over London.
Millennium Bridge, London
The Millennium Bridge was built in 2000 across the river Thames. The pedestrian bridge connects the St. Paul's Cathedral with the Tate Modern Gallery on London's South Bank.
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.
Leicester Square, London
Leicester Square is one of London's most lively squares situated in the heart of London's prime entertainment district. The abundance of theatres gives the area the nickname Theatreland.

Random London Tours & Activities
Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace Day Trip from London, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 10 hours
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London City Tour Hop-on Hop-off , London
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
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London Highgate Walking Tour, London
  • Duration: 2 hours
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