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
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.
Houses of Parliament, London
The Houses of Parliament, the seat of the two parliamentary houses of the United Kingdom, was built in 1870. The enormous building is best known for its iconic clock Tower, the Big Ben.
Shard, London
The Shard is London's tallest skyscraper and the newest icon in the city's skyline. At the top of the tower is a public viewing platform which offers a 360 degree view over London.
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.

Random London Tours & Activities
Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle Day Trip from London , London
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$149.31
London Rock Legends Small Group Tour by Minivan, London
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$51.08
Helicopter Flight in London, London
  • Duration: 20 minutes
From USD
$314.35



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