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
Shard, London
The Shard is London's tallest skyscraper and the newest icon in the city's skyline. At the top of the tower is a public viewing platform which offers a 360 degree view over London.
Big Ben, London
The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster, known as the Big Ben, is one of London's most famous landmarks. At the time the tower was built in 1858 its clock was the largest in the world.
British Museum, London
London's largest museum features one of the world's most impressive archeological collections. Its Parthenon Galleries and the impressive Egyptian collections are some of the highlights.
Globe Theatre, London
The Globe Theatre is a reconstruction of the original 16th century theatre building which was known for its association with Shakespeare and burnt down in 1613.

Random London Tours & Activities
Christmas Lights and Markets Tour in London, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$64.51
London: Kickstart Your Trip, London
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$58.59
The Royal Albert Hall Tour, London
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$18.10



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