London travel guide



London Travel Guide

London Travel Guide - Travel to London

London, located in the southeast of England, on the River Thames, is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom and one of the most fascinating and cosmopolitan metropolis in Europe. London is a global centre of politics, business, finance, fashion and entertainment. The main area of London is the northern coast of the river Thames, where you can find a lot of tourist attractions: cinemas, theatres, museums, art galleries and many more. Londonís West End is one of the world most famous theatre districts, second only to New Yorkís Broadway.

London attractions

London is filled with plenty of medieval history and modern attractions, you canít miss some of its well-known places of interest such as The Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, The London Eye, The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, the West End Theatre district, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, The British Museum among many others. You will probably need at least two weeks to see all of these iconic tourist sites.

London culture

London has an extraordinary cultural life, with world-class art galleries and innovative theatres, museums, film, performances, music, thousands of events. Some of the must-see museums to visit include The Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, The National Gallery and The National Portrait Gallery. London is also internationally renowned for its art galleries including the Tate Modern, the Courtauld Gallery, the National Gallery and the Hayward Gallery.

London has most lively and eclectic nightlife that you can imagine, from the pulsating nightclubs, hotel bars to the traditional old London taverns; there is something to offer for everyone on any given night of the week, there is so much to do and so many places to see. London is also a shopper's heaven with more than 30,000 shops and one of the most stimulating dining destinations in the world.

London is also a city of immigrants, some 300 languages are spoken; this multiculturalism is evident on every street. Visit London is an experience that you will not soon forget. London is a city that offers you a lot of experiences.

Getting there is not a big problem; London has five international airports and a large port and to travel around the city just take the mythic Tube or the classic double-decker buses to get anywhere and enjoy the wide range of leisure activities available.


Gay & Lesbian in London

Gay & Lesbian in London

The city offers one of the most diverse night life scenes in the world; the centre of the gay scene in London is Soho.
London for Kids

London for Kids

Many places in London that are open to the general public have attractions specially designed for children.
Shopping in London

Shopping in London

London offers possibly the best shopping experience of any city in the world.
Eating in London

Eating in London

For much of its modern life, England has a reputation for its tasteless cuisine.

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