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
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.
Harrods, London
London's most famous department store is a luxurious shopping paradise. Its lavish interior and enormous range of products will impress even the most shopping-averse visitor.
National Gallery, London
The National Gallery is one of London's most important museums, with a collection of paintings spanning the period from the 13th to the 19th century. It is housed at Trafalgar Square, in an impressive neo-classical building.
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
Windsor Christmas Brunch with Avebury Stone Circle and Bath, London
  • Average Rating:2.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$162.55
Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 day
From USD
$59.23



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