At one point in history, London was the largest city in the world. While
it has relinquished that title, London still remains at the forefront of
"the world’s great cities". London’s celebration of its dazzling
history combines with its 21st Century hospitality to engage and entertain
visitors from around the world.
From the arts to sports, from fashion to film to finance, London offers the
world traveler a multitude of options...the only problem is choosing which
options to see!
Europe’s largest city, London is host to more than 25 millions visitors
a year; yet, it is never too crowded to be enjoyable. There is always time for tea and a leisurely stroll through
London’s famous parks and boroughs. Popular destinations abound including
theatres, concert halls, shops, restaurants, sports venues, world famous
landmarks and hundreds of restaurants with cuisine from around the world.
of the English charm is the fondness for children (of all ages) and this
is reflected in the wide variety of attractions that will appeal to any
youngster. Zoos, rides, arcades, museums, theatres and music attractions
are just some of these.
of visitors from around the globe attest to the continuing popularity of
shopping at Harrods’s, visiting the Tower
of London, recalling childhood nursery rhymes at the site of London Bridge,
touring Buckingham Palace and the Parliament building, and reliving the
glories of the vast expanse of the British Empire while enjoying the animals native to these regions at the London
Zoo. Evenings begin with dinners at restaurants found in dozens of
ethnic neighborhoods across London, continue with an evening at the theatre
or the London Symphony, and a late evening stop in a neighborhood “public
house” for a refresher before the last bell sounds.
guided and self-guided tours emanate from London to the surrounding
countryside, serving destinations such as Greenwich Observatory, Stratford-on-Avon
and farther on to western England, Scotland and Wales. Many visitors
also plan a quick round-trip on the "Chunnel", the undersea tube connecting
England with France. No visit to London would be complete without
a ride on the famous "double-decker" buses.
would take a lifetime to see everything that London has to offer. Perhaps
that is why so many visitors regard each trip to London as a "once in a
lifetime experience" and return often. Once you visit this "Queen of all cities",
you may agree!