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    Tourists Guide To London & General Information

    London is the Capital of England and acts as the Capital of the United Kingdom. It is the most populated City in the region as well. The London metropolitan area is home to nearly 15 million residents.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To London

    London is a divers and vibrant City that never seems to sleep. It was one of the most populated Cities between the 1800’s and 1900’s. It has a 2000-year heritage and on average 15-16 million people visit London every year.

    What You Need To Know About London

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to London.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit London?

    June to August are the best times to visit London. If you would like to experience the snow and colder seasons, November to January are best.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit London?

    Generally most EU members will not require a Visa to enter London or anywhere else in England. People from other Countries will need to fill out some documentation and in some cases, will require a Visa.

    What Should I Pack To Visit London?

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to London will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with. Even in summer, England can get chilly, so just prepare yourself with the right kind of clothing.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit London?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to London. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around London?

    London has many airports, with the busiest being London-Heathrow. This is the second busiest airport in the World and by far the busiest in Europe. Getting around London is made easy with subway systems (The Underground), numerous buses and taxis and of course trains. Public transportation should not be a problem at all when you are visiting London.

    Attraction and places to visit in London

    London is the capital city of England with rich history dating back to the Roman times. This beautiful 21st Century city has numerous places of interest along with countless tourist attractions and a vibrant Nightlife.

    Where to go when visiting London?

    The transportation system in London is considered exceptional and it is highly advised to utilize the London Underground when in this magnificent city as this rapid underground transit network is considered the oldest underground railway network in the world. London contains four world heritage sites that you must definitely visit which are as follows as well as some additional outstanding sites,

    • Tower of London
    • Kew Gardens
    • Palace of the Westminster
    • Westminster Abbey
    • St Margaret’s Church
    • Royal Observatory
    • Greenwich

    Some other outstanding landmarks to visit are the London Eye, which is a giant Ferris wheel on the bank of the river Thames in London, Big Ben clock tower and lastly the Tower Bridge, which spans across the river Thames.

    London heritage and landmarks of historical significance that should most certainly be visited while in London which are important is the Tower of London – Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress, Kensington Palace and lastly the Buckingham Palace.

    Outstanding museums to visit when in London are the British Museum, the National Gallery of London, National Maritime Museum, which boast being the largest museum of its kind in the world and lastly the Victoria, and Albert Museum, which is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design and houses over 4.5 million objects.

    The St Paul’s Cathedral is truly a magnificent place to visit with views and sightings of outstanding architecture.

    For all the animal lovers and marine enthusiasts you must make sure to visit the London Zoo which is the world’s oldest scientific zoo which has been opened to the public since 1847. Lastly the sea life London Aquarium is absolutely spectacular with a underwater tunnel, shark walk and a Pacific ocean tank.

    How old is the city of London?

    London’s History dates back almost 2000 years ago to the age of Rome.

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