London is a beautiful historic city. It is a very old city, according to archaeological research people have been living in this area since the Bronze Era, and through the centuries it grew into what it is today – a leading city and one of the top financial centers for many years. This is the only city in which the Olympic Games were held 3 times and a centre of education with its 43 universities. Since the middle of the 20th century it’s a centre of youth culture and pop music. Modern London is glamorous, crowdy, cosmopolitan, inspiring, busy, noisy and beautiful. Today London is developing fast there is lots to see and do.
Symbols of the city everyone can recognize are the red double – decker buses, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, London Bridge… Enjoy a tour through the Tower of London on the famous River Thames which stands tall to remind us of its rich past.
Thinking of the magic of Marry Poppins, the skills of Sherlock Holmes, the bravery of Oliver Twist, the adventures of Peter Pan, explore the cities top tourist attractions.
The London Eye will provide a great view of the city. This is the highest Ferris wheel in the world and you shouldn’t miss it. London is a city of museums, the National Gallery displays paintings from the 13th to the 19 century, in Madam Tussauds you can get a photo with your favorite celebrities or historic persons, you can visit the Royal Museum Greenwich which is the largest maritime museum in the world and the famous British Museum. Here you will not only get the feel of London but the whole world as well. Egyptian statues, Japanese art, the Rosetta Stone, Samurai armors and more.
Inns of Court is a lovely old building which is also very interesting. It’s where barristers used to get their education and it still operates today. The oldest scientific zoo in the world, the London Zoo will make a relaxed and lovely afternoon. Or you can visit the Kew Gardens and enjoy the greenery, the various flowers and fresh air.
London is not only a collection historic artifacts from around the world, and an architectural student book, but also a boiling gathering place of different races, languages and outfits. The immigrants originating from the Commonwealth, the students and workers from abroad comprise the diverse family of Londonians.
The laughs with Charlie Chaplin, the music of David Bowie, the scares of Alfred Hitchcock are the scions of its spirit. This city of beautiful parks can also offer you the cuisine of your choice. Because of its diverse population you will surely find the cuisine of your choice.
How you should you get to your restaurant or tourist site? Buses in London are cheap; there are also river buses, underground railway, light railway, taxis, trams and bicycles. Travel in style or get some exercise, whichever you choose London will not disappoint you.
No matter what airport you land on, London’s airport taxi services are very developed and, in case you book one for your trip, the driver will be waiting for you at the airport even before you arrive.