Today We bring you to … London
Capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, London stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at the head of its 80 km estuary leading to the North Sea.
Greater London include a total area of 1,583 square kilometres, an area with a population of 7,172,036 in 2001 and a population density of 4,542 inhabitants per square kilometres.
London’s buildings are too diverse to be characterized by any particular architectural style, partly because of their varying ages.
London is one of the leading tourist destinations in the world and in 2015 was ranked as the most visited city in the world with over 65 million visits. Tourism is one of London’s prime industries, employing the equivalent of 350,000 full-time workers in 2003, and the city accounts for 54% of all inbound visitor spending in the UK.
Most visited attractions are:
- The British Museum
- The National Gallery:
- The Natural History Museum (South Kensington):
- The Southbank Centre
- Tate Modern Gallery
- The Victoria and Albert Museum (South Kensington)
- The Science Museum
- Somerset House
- The Tower of London
- The National Portrait Gallery
- Tower Bridge.
- Churchill War Rooms
- Westminster Abbey
- St. Paul’s Cathedral
A variety of landmarks are cultural icons connected with London, such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Underground map. Many other British cultural icons are strongly associated with the city, including red telephone box, black taxi, red bus and the Union Flag.
The city is home to many nationalities and the diversity of cultures that shaped the city’s culture over years.
Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction in London, displaying the waxworks of famous and historical figures, as well as popular film and television characters played by famous actors. One of the most important section in London’s Madame Tussauds is the Royal Family one.
All over the years the history of the Royal family is deeply connected with UK. Intrigues and legends continue to catch titles of the world newspapers.
Gardens and Parks are part of the landscape of the city, where is possible to break the frenetic running of the life.
London is famous for its music scene, starting point of a lot of the artists and for its theaters where famous musicals and shows attracts enthusiast from all over the country.
Always associated with pure freedom of expression, London enchants everyone. You may find your corner in London but you won’t find London outside of it.
There aren’t words to describe completely the city so why don’t jump on a double decker red bus to discover all London’s hidden gems.
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