Welcome to London, England
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. There’s more to London than its iconic landmarks. It has so much to offer, from magnificent history and culture for cutting-edge fashion and food.
WHERE IS LONDON ?
Within the borders of England, London is located in the southeastern region on the River Thames.
London had not always this name. In the past it has been called Londonium, Ludenwic, and Ludenburg.
Big Ben is not actually the name of the clock, it is the name of the bell which is inside the clock.
WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO SEE IN LONDON ?
Coca-Cola London Eye, is a major feature of London’s skyline.
Madame Tussauds London, with 14 interactive areas, Madame Tussauds London combines glitz, glamour and incredible history with more than 300 stunning wax figures.
Tower of London, Don’t miss Royal Beasts and learn about the wild and wonderous animals that have inhabited the Tower, making it the first London Zoo.
Westminster Abbey is a must-see living pageant of British history.
The View from The Shard, is the premium visitor attraction at the top of Western Europe’s tallest building, and London’s newest landmark, The Shard.
Hampton Court Palace, discover the magnificence of Henry VIII’s favorite royal residence.
Tower Bridge Exhibition, enjoy the panoramic views from the walkways situated 45 meters above the Thames and visit the original Victorian engines.
Houses of Parliament, audio and guided tours include the route taken by the Queen at The State Opening of Parliament; from the Queen’s Robing Room, through the Royal Gallery and into the majestic Lords Chamber.
London’s Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament’s iconic clock tower is one of London’s most famous landmarks. Don’t leave London without visiting Big Ben.
DO YOU LIKE ART ?
Visit the National Gallery, it displays more than 2,000 Western European paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.
Tate Modern, Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art from around the world is housed in the former Bankside Power Station on the banks of the Thames.
The Geffrye Museum of the Home, The Geffrye explores the home from 1600 to the present day. Evocative displays of urban, middle-class living rooms and gardens illustrate homes and home life through the centuries, reflecting changes in society, behavior, style and taste.
DO YOU LIKE NATURE ?
London offers not one, but eight Royal Parks. You can choose between; Bushy Park, Green Park, Greenwich Park, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill, Richmond Park, and St James’s Park.
DO YOU LIKE SHOPPING ?
London has something to offer, from luxury shops such as Harrods, quirky retail outlets like Dover Street Market, to bargain fashions at London’s markets, big London shopping centers such as Westfield and more.
WHAT TO EAT IN LONDON ?
You have to try some of these things; Duck & Waffle, Custard donut, Beef ribs & bone marrow mash, Posh Madame, House black daal, Truffled egg toast, Crab donuts, The Crodough, Soy chicken wings, Tonkatsu ramen, and other food specials.
NIGHT OUT IN LONDON ?
London’s nightlife scene caters for all tastes, be it comedy, theatre or music, there will always be somewhere to party the night away.From the best nightclubs in London to more intimate venues, if clubbing is one of your favorite things to do, London has a great range of night spots. You can go to; Cargo, Corsica Studios, Egg London, Electric Brixton, Heaven, Koko, Ministry of sound, or other cool clubs and bars.
London is an amazing city with something to do and see on every corner. It has many iconic buildings, landmarks and sights to be seen. You could spend every day trying out a new place and you would still not manage to experience everything, and that is the magic of London. Enjoy the experience. Enjoy London.