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
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.
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
One of London's most interesting museums has a large collection of over 4 million pieces. Founded in 1852, the museum's diverse exhibits focus mostly on decorative arts and design.
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.
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
Skip the Line: Sea Life London Aquarium, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$30.38
London Airport to Airport Private Transfer, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$28.31
London Eye: Skip the Line Tickets, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$52.35
Budget Independent Rail Tour to Paris by Eurostar, London
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 13 hours
From USD
$227.05



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