London is the capital of England and United Kingdom, and one of the most visited cities in Europe. It has a rich history and culture from more than 2000 years which can be noted in its great amount of historic buildings, museums and monuments.
Many attractions can be found in London's downtown: the Tower of London, the Big Ben and the famous London Eye. The renowned British Museum has one of the largest collections of historical objects not only from United Kingdom, but also from the entire world.
The Westminster area, which lies in the north bank of the River Thames in central London, has been the seat of the government for almost a thousand years. Most of the historic landmarks and buildings of London are concentrated here.
Also located in this area is Leicester Square, which provides lots of entertainment options and it is well known for being the main place in London for world films premières. Piccadilly Circus is another typical landmark of the city with its video display and neon signs.
London is one of the world capitals of the classical and popular music. Many music corporations are located here as well as countless bands and musicians.
The nightlife in London is very active because of its wid e offer in bars, discos and restaurants in well-known areas such as Soho or West End.
The London Eye is the third largest wheel Ferris wheel of the world. It is located on the banks of the River Thames and it is one of the main attractions in London. With 135 meters of height, it provides a magnificent view of the capital city.Map of London Eye
The Tower of London, officially known as Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, is a historic castle that houses the Crown Jewels. In the past, many monarchs and famous people have been imprisoned here. It has also been used as a royal residence, zoo and observatory during the last decades.Map of Tower of London
The British Museum is one of the largest and oldest museums of the world. It houses a huge collection of works and antiquities document different fields of human knowledge such as history, archeology, ethnography and arts.Map of The British Museum
The Tower Bridge is a magnificent suspension bridge over the Thames River and one of the most visited attractions of London. It is named after the Tower of London, located close to this bridge.Map of Tower Bridge
The Big Ben is one of the most representative symbols of London. It is the great bell of the clock at the Palace of Westminster.Map of Big Ben
The Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch. It is located in the center of London and it is used for the Changing of Guard, one of the most famous attractions in London.Map of Buckingham Palace