London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, and it is the largest urban area in Greater London. The River Thames travels through the city.

London is the biggest city in western Europe, and the world’s largest financial centre. It is one of the world’s most important cities for business, finance and politics.

It is also important for culture, media, entertainment, fashion and art. Tourism is one of London’s biggest industries. London is the most visited city in the world by international tourists with 18.8 million international visitors per year. Within the UK, London is home to the ten most-visited tourist attractions.

Places of Interest

  • London Aquarium
  • The Shard
  • London County Hall
  • London Dungeon
  • St Thomas’ Hospital
  • London Eye
  • Westminster Bridge
 Top attractions
  • Big Ben
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Banqueting House
  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Tower of London
  • O2 Arena
  • Wembley Stadium
 Natural beauty
  • River  Thames
 Public transport
  • Metro  Waterloo
  • Metro  Lambeth North
  • Train  Waterloo Station
    London Underground and Buses run a 24 hour service in and around Greater London making travel fast, easy and efficient.
 Closest airports
  • London City Airport
  • London Heathrow Airport
  • London Gatwick Airport

"London, England Family joining the many international tourists crossing the Millennium Bridge from St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London."
London, UK. Musical support from the Regimental Band during the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in the summer. The soldiers can be seen wearing scarlet tunics and bearskin caps
London, England, UK, Overview of London with the Shard building.

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