London

London

London is a unique European city located on the banks of the river Thames. It is the seat of the Government of The United Kingdom, as well as the main financial center of both the UK and Europe. One might say that the city is located in a rather convenient position in the south of England; it is a city that has always been densely populated and located in the most affluent part of the country. Known for its architecture, hustle and bustle of its urban lifestyle, London is a city that people either love or hate to its extremes and you can say without fear of contradiction that it is a city of contrast in this respect.

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Tourist map

Map of London

Discover what is nearby, all attractions, sights and museums , shopping zones, parks and restaurants in London.

Tourist map of London

History

History of London
ondon was actually founded by the Romans, who originally named it Londonium in the 4th century BC. At the time, London had around 50 000 inhabitants, owing its dense population numbers to the proximity and importance of its nearby pier.

History of London

Sights

Sights in London

London is a city that keeps its visitors spellbound every time with its numerous historical and cultural landmarks, a city that houses all manner of tourist attractions, perhaps only too many to be able to savour them all, especially if your stay is limited to a few days only. We’ve compiled a list of the most notable and noteworthy landmarks of the city that you simply must see.

Sights in London

Museums

Museums in London

Museums in London are really impressive or better to say museum collections are truly amazing. Here you can learn a lot about European painting, practically from the beginning to the late XX century. What will be especially interesting for visitors is that the entrance to most museums in this city is completely free of charge. We would definitely advise our visitors to review the list of museums and determine those they want to visit according to their own wishes and choices.

Museums in London

Parks

Parks in London

The parks in London may not be as famous as other landmarks such as the museums or the football pitches in this city, but they are certainly worth a visit. In London, particular attention is paid to the maintenance of parks that are very lively, especially Hyde Park, which has a welcome addition in the famous Speaker's Corner which is within walking distance. The parks cover an area of over 100 hectares and you will really have the feeling as if you were absorbed in nature but when in fact you are in the very center of London.

Parks in London

Transportation

Transportation in London

London public transport is quite expensive. Here you can find out all about all modes of transport on the streets of London as well as the fares paid for the various transports. You will also get to know all London airports as well as ticket prices for transport from the airport to the city and vice versa.

Transportation in London

Shopping

Shopping in London

London is one of the world's leading shopping destinations and also one of 4 fashion capitals where prestigious fashion weeks are held every year. London is dotted with shopping malls, from luxury ones like Harrod’s to those that offer multi-brand stores at more affordable prices. We definitely recommend that you should buy one piece of clothing with a famous British print or to consider a trench coat or an umbrella - something that will definitely come in handy in London, and perhaps you could put it to good use later when you return home.

Shopping in London

Information

Information in London

On this page, our visitors can find general information about London. On this page, we have included articles about cigarette prices in London, the process of obtaining a visa for England, the Internet and SIM cards, as well as numerous useful information, etc.

Information in London

History of London

London was actually founded by the Romans, who originally named it Londonium in the 4th century BC. At the time, London had around 50 000 inhabitants, owing its dense population numbers to the proximity and importance of its nearby pier. During the 5th century, a huge number of onslaughts and invasions by the AngloSaxons ensued aimed at taking the region away from the Roman seize. In the 7th century, the city became the capital of the Kingdom of Essex. In the 9th century, England fell victim to countless invasions by the Vikings, to which London was no exception. The city and the whole country saw many Danish immigrants come at the time, who contributed a lot to the development of trade in the region. Many merchants and artisants set up shops in London, turning it into the urban centre of England. The city in all its glory drew attention of Danish King Alfred The Great, who conquered London in 886.

History of London

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London

London is a unique European city located on the banks of the river Thames. It is the seat of the Government of The United Kingdom, as well as the main financial center of both the UK and Europe. One might say that the city is located in a rather convenient position in the south of England; it is a city that has always been densely populated and located in the most affluent part of the country. Known for its architecture, hustle and bustle of its urban lifestyle, London is a city that people either love or hate to its extremes and you can say without fear of contradiction that it is a city of contrast in this respect.

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