Simple yet Significant Facts about London

Saint Paul Cathedral and Millennium Bridge, London

London, the vibrant city of United Kingdom is a city that’s steeped deep in the sheen and glamor of British history. Royal monarchs, valiant knights, courageous conquests- all weave a history that gives London city its strength and character. It is a cultural cauldron where people from diverse nations and communities have settles in this corner of Europe.

  • It is interesting to know and learn about a city which always embraces novel elements.  Here’s a quick sneak peek of the city of London in England.
  • It is the capital city of United Kingdom.
  • The city lies on the southern flank of England
  • River Thames flows across the city
  • London Bridge is the picture-perfect colossal architecture across River Thames
  • Hyde Park is the world famous garden with a royal touch
  • Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, Stonehenge, and Windsor Castle are some of the most visited sightseeing attractions of London.
  • London is home to 7.5 million people and hence the largest urban area in Europe
  • Night buses are an attraction facilitating midnight travel
  • London’s ‘The Tube’ is the oldest and word famous underground transport system which first started operating in 1860’s  and has been the role model of several such underground systems in the world.
  • famous Underground system is the oldest of its type in the world – the first services started running in the 1860’s – and is known affectionately as ’The Tube’.
  • Heathrow International Airport is one of the busiest air terminals in the nation and also in the world.
  • British Pound Sterling (£) is the currency of London.