Location: About London

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Location: About London

 

 

    

 

Capital of Britain
London is the political, economic and cultural capital of Britain. You can visit the Queen's official residence at Buckingham Palace and tour the Houses of Parliament, historic home of the UK government.

Connectivity
London is incredibly well-connected, with five international airports and the high-speed Eurostar rail link. More than 50 countries are within a three-hour flight time and 310 international destinations have direct links to London.

Diversity
London is a city at the centre of the world - and a world in one city. More than 300 languages are spoken here and you'll find a wealth of different cultures and communities throughout the capital.

History
London's history stretches back over thousands of years, and the city boasts four World Heritage Sites: the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, Maritime Greenwich and the Royal Botanic Gardens' Kew.

Attractions
London's world-class tourist attractions are renowned across the globe. Many of the most famous attractions are free to visit, for example Tate Modern, the National Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

River Thames
The river Thames runs through the heart of London, from Richmond in the west, through the central London borough of Westminster, to Greenwich in the east. London river cruises and river buses are a great way to see the city.

Outdoor Spaces
About one third of London is devoted to parks and open spaces, so there are plenty of places to relax on fine days. Make sure you visit the Royal Parks as well as Hampstead Heath in North London, which offers amazing views over the city.

Restaurants
There are more than 6,000 restaurants in London so you'll never be short of new places to eat. London boasts 55 Michelin Star restaurants and many celebrity chefs are based here, and there are plenty of good, cheaper options too.

Shopping
According to the Globe Shopper City Index, London is Europe's best shopping destination. Whether you head to the West End, Westfield Stratford City or a quirky London market, there's a huge range of places to buy gifts, fashion and food.

Family Holidays
Want to bring your kids to London? They'll have a great time. London is full of child-friendly attractions, and many - including the Science Museum and Natural History Museum - are free to visit.

Hotels
Whether you want to stay in a well-known 5-star hotel, a cosy bed and breakfast or a cheap backpackers' hostel, London offers a wide range of quality accommodation.

Transport
London's fantastic transport system, with its Tube, red buses and black taxis, will enable you to get around the city quickly and easily. Why not buy an Oyster Card in advance and download a free Tube map to help you plan your days out?

Accessibility
London's facilities for disabled visitors are constantly improving, with more accessible attractions, restaurants, tours and transport.

 

 

Courtesy of visitlondon.com