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
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.
Hyde Park, London
One of the most famous parks in the world, Hyde Park is a large green lung in the center of London. It first opened to the public in 1627. The park has lots of open space, a large lake and plenty of monuments.
Tower Bridge, London
London’s Tower Bridge is one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. Despite being disliked by many when it was built in 1894 the bridge soon became one of the London's most famous landmarks.
Queen Victoria Memorial, London
In 1911 the Victoria Memorial was built right in front of Buckingham Palace. It honors the late Queen Victoria, who reigned more than 60 years over the expansive British Empire.

Random London Tours & Activities
London's Camden Town Rock History Walking Tour, London
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$18.85
Oxford, Stratford Upon Avon and Cotswolds Tour from London, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 11 hours
From USD
$96.50
Thames Lunch Cruise with 2-Course Meal, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$48.25



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