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
Tower of London, London
The Tower of London was built at the end of the 11th century by William the Conqueror. The fortress houses a famous collection of jewelry including the Imperial State Crown.
London Aquarium, London
The London Aquarium is one of Europe's largest aquariums, with many large water tanks and an especially impressive collection of sharks.
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.
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
Christmas Eve Lights Tour in London Led by Santa , London
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$55.99
Christmas in Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath, London
  • Average Rating:2.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 11 hours
From USD
$175.96
Miss Saigon Theater Show, London
  • Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
From USD
$115.17



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