Country : United Kingdom
Currency : Pound sterling (GBP)
Language : English
City: 8 477 600 (2014)
Metro: 12 496 800 (2014)
Zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
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.
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.
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.
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.

Random London Tours & Activities
Stonehenge Special Access Evening Tour from London, London
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  • Duration: 1 day
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London Eye and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise, London
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  • Duration: 1 Day Pass
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