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
O2 Arena, London
This huge dome was built as part of London's millennium celebrations. After the millennium exhibition was held here in 2000, it was converted into a multifunctional complex.
The City of London, London
The City, the historic center of London, is now London's financial center. In this area several interesting skyscrapers can be found, as well as the St. Paul's Cathedral and other historic buildings.
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.
Madame Tussauds, London
Madame Tussaud's display of wax figures has been fascinating visitors since the first exhibit was held in 1835. The museum is still one of the city's most popular attractions.

Random London Tours & Activities
Christmas Lights Tour of London, London
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
From USD
$15.80
Stonehenge Entry Ticket, London
  • Duration: 1 day
From USD
$33.04



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