London - the mega metropolis in the south of the United Kingdom
The heart of the United Kingdom and the capital of England lies on the banks of the Thames in the southeast of the country. Today, more than nine million people live in the world metropolis. Founded as early as 50 AD by the Romans as the settlement of Londinium, London is now an impressive megacity with numerous magnificent buildings and an exciting cultural scene.
There is so much to see in London that there is always something new to discover. From the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace to the Globe Theatre and the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London has something to offer for culture and city travelers.
London is suitable for a week-long vacation as well as for a short weekend trip.
In the center of London you will find numerous accommodations with British charm, but also exclusive, modern city hotels for your stay in the metropolis of London. The next sight, theater, museum or park is never far away: let yourself be inspired by the beauty, diversity and charm of London!
What can you do and discover during your stay in London?
UNESCO World Heritage Sites, eight royal parks, 43 universities, the world's oldest Underground, countless attractions and an exciting and diverse arts and culture scene: London has just about everything you could want for a city break!
London is a city of superlatives - yet the city also offers numerous local recreation areas that provide an ideal balance to the hustle and bustle of the big city. Along the London canals, you will find beautiful and idyllic green oases in the heart of the city.
Top 10 sights and destinations in London:
- Tower of London
- London Eye Ferris Wheel
- Harry Potter film locations and Warner Bros. Studios
- Big Ben and Palace of Westminster
- The Shard
- Brick Lane Market
- Hyde Park
- Westminster Abbey
- St. Paul's Cathedral
- Downing Street
The Soho district is colorful, shrill and diverse! Not far from Piccadilly Circus you will discover a multifaceted district with great pubs, live music and cool shopping opportunities. An absolute insider tip - what are you waiting for?