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
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.
Westminster Abbey, London
Construction of the Westminster Abbey started in 1050 and spanned 8 centuries. The abbey serves as a burial ground for many famous monarchs, scientists and artists.
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.
Admiralty Arch, London
This arch was built in 1911 by Aston Webb. It serves as a majestic buffer between the crowded Trafalgar Square and the Mall, the stately boulevard leading to Buckingham Palace.

Random London Tours & Activities
Private Walking Tour: Pokemon Adventure, London
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$215.20



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