London is the capital city of Britain. It serves as the political, cultural and economic capital of the UK, and has top class tourists attractions that are known all over the world. This city attracts visitors of all ages across the world. The city is well connected to the outside world, with a high speed-Eurostar rail link and 5 international airports. We have over 50 countries that are within a 3-hour flight time to this capital and we have also over 310 international destinations that have a direct connection to this city.
This city has 123 historic buildings and 30 historic gardens; London has also 600 cinema screens, 108 music halls, and over 200 museums. We have 33 boroughs in London, and which includes also the city of London, they are spread over 1572 sq. kilometres.
River Thames runs through the middle of this town, from the west side of Richmond, through the borough of the Westminster which is found in central London, to the east in Greenwich. The London river ships and the river buses provide a nice view of the city.
About a third of this city has been reserved for open spaces and parks, so we have many places that people can visit on fine days.
The Cultural Diversity of London
This city is the centre of the whole world; it is like a world in one city. London is endowed with various cultures and communities across the whole town. The capital has over 300 languages and different cuisine from more than 70 countries. The official language spoken in this capital is English, but we have many European languages which are commonly spoken in and around this capital. Due to the large multi-cultural population, many of these languages are commonly used in everyday life.
The Transport system of London
The capital has good transport system including its tube, red buses and the black taxis; they will take you around the city easily and quickly.
The History of London
The history of this capital dates back to over 1000 years. This city has 4 world class heritage sites that include: the Tower of London, the Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster, the Royal Botanic gardens and the Maritime Greenwich.
The Restaurants in and around London
We have over 6,000 restaurants in London; therefore you’ll have many places that you can visit for your breakfast, lunch or supper. The Capital has fifty five Michelin Star restaurants, and this is where many celebrity chefs are found, and we have enough of nice, cheap foods too.
Where to Shop in London
London is one of Europe’s best shopping destinations. Whether you go to Westfield London, West London or in quirky London market, you will get many places where you can buy very nice and quality gifts, food and fashion. Thus this city is one of the best destinations for shoppers from across the world.
The Climate of London
Britain has a temperate maritime climate that varies extremely depending on which month or season? This climate is subject to frequent weather changes at all times and more so rainfall is very frequent. The temperatures normally range from 0 degrees Celsius in the winter to 35 degrees Celsius in the summer. The warmest month in England is July.