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
Regent's Park, London
Originally a hunting ground for King Henry VIII, Regent's Park is now one of London's largest and most popular parks thanks to its lake, beautiful gardens and its London Zoo.
Natural History Museum, London
London's popular Natural History Museum, housed in a large 19th century landmark building, has an enormous collection of all things regarding life on earth.
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.
Globe Theatre, London
The Globe Theatre is a reconstruction of the original 16th century theatre building which was known for its association with Shakespeare and burnt down in 1613.




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