london
Country : United Kingdom
Currency : Pound sterling (GBP)
Language : English
Population
City: 7 668 300 (2008)
Metro: 12 317 800 (2008)
Time
Zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
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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
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' offers visitors great panoramic views over london.
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.
Buckingham Palace, London
One of London's most popular tourist attractions, Buckingham Palace is the most famous of all the palaces in London. The palace is still used as the official residence of the Queen.
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.

Random London Tours & Activities
London Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus, London
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$32.06
The London Showboat Dinner Cruise on the Thames River, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$72.36
London Ghost Walking Tour , London
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$30.53



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