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What happens when you combine the iconic imagery of Big Ben, black cabs, and double decker buses, with the history and elegance of the monarchy, and an unparalleled diversity of ground breaking arts and events? Why, London, of course! Every year, the capital of England and the United Kingdom draws some 15 million visitors to its many attractions, including some of the world’s top museums and shopping destinations.
With so many unique districts and neighbourhoods, from the vibrant Notting Hill to the historic heart of government in Westminster, London’s diversity and multiculturalism has built this city into an incredible buzzing metropolis, ready to suit any mood and meet any desire. Fancy a relaxing walk in a park? Take your pick from countless gorgeous green spaces including Hyde Park, Kew Gardens, and Hampstead Heath. Care to explore the architectural gems? Sir Christopher Wren’s St. Paul’s Cathedral is a classic, and the recently completed Shard is the tallest building in the EU.
Museum buffs will go nuts for the mummies of the British Museum, the dinos of the Natural History Museum, and the masterpieces at the National Gallery (all free, by the way). As for the arts, if some of the world’s most exciting theatre and dance troupes, bands, orchestras, and visual artists aren’t enough for you, perhaps you’re best surrounding yourself with the luxurious pleasures of Harrods or Selfridges. And that’s just the beginning!
With so much to see and do, London can seem a little overwhelming – and that’s where we come in. Our site is a growing repository of information all about London, from practical travel tips to help getting around town. Already in London? Jump right in with our handy walking guide, taking you across the city’s most visited sites in a day of leisurely exploration. We’ve got plenty of ideas for restaurants, pubs, hotels, and shopping in the city, and our interactive map will ensure you’ll never get lost! For those looking for nightlife adventures in the top nightclubs in London, make sure to get on the VIP guestlist well in advance !
Can’t find exactly what you’re looking for? Get in touch via our contact page – we’re always open to suggestions to help us become the internet’s go-to guide for everything London.
Considering other options for your European urban getaway? We’ve got you covered with our many other snazzy city guides, covering everything from east to west, including Cracow, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and Prague. But if you ask us, they’ve got nothing on the one-of-a-kind buzz and magic of London!
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