CENTRAL LONDONThe city "City" is the main business district of the United Kingdom and one of the largest in the world. In recent decades the district has seen the construction of many skyscrapers such as the Tower 42 (until 1990 the British tallest building in the past and now known colloquially as the Nat West Tower) and the recent 30 St Axe, TOWER 42 completed in 2003. MORE IMAGES
WEST ENDThe West End is the main WEST END district for leisure and shopping. The most popular place in the area is undoubtedly Trafalgar Square, while Oxford Street is a street famous for purchase in the world. Oxford Street has a junction with another route also famous Regent Street, which she is the main center of the great TRAFALGAR SQUARE centers of electronics, Hi- Fi and computers.
EAST LONDON EAST LONDONIn East London the area is now under full reconstruction (Thames Gateway project). Urban redevelopment projects in this part of the city are the cover letter for the appointment of London host the 2012 Olympic Games and to prepare the Olympic event, new structures are being planned.
EAST END EAST ENDNear the old port of London has traditionally been, for that reason, the place where immigrants arrived by sea, finding the first London residence. Part of the Eastern side of the city, and includes areas such as Whitechapel, Mile End, Bethnal Green, Hackney, Bow and Poplar. There are several tourist attractions, markets (eg the Road Flower Market Columbia Road Flower Market and Spitalfields, Brick Lane, Petticoat Lane) and several museums, including the Geffrye Museum and the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green.
DOCKLANDS DOCKLANDSDockland in Cani Island, developed enormously since the early 80s. At the beginning of this decade, many abandoned warehouses in the area of Wapping began to be transformed into artist studios and studies at low cost. This caught the attention of the property that at first gradually and then with an ever faster pace, began to acquire the stores to retrain.
WEST LONDON WEST LONDONWest London is known for some of its elegant residential districts such as Notting Hill, now even more famous by the eponymous film of 1999 with Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts. Kensington and Chelsea are the places with the highest cost of living across the country are part of the NOTTING HILL district after the market in Portobello Road and Kings Road, an elegant shopping
SOUTH LONDON SOUTH LONDONIncludes districts as Wimbledon (famous as the sites namesake tennis tournament), Croydon, Bermondsey and Dulwich. The reconstruction of Elephant and Castle, an old district in the center, started in 2006. Greenwich is a historical Greenwich Hospital from Thames place. It has a beautiful park and a famous observatory. It is also a
NORTH LONDON NORTH LONDONNorth London includes sites such as Hampstead and Highgate, where one breathes the air of a small town. North London is the area with more hills many of which are urban panoramic views. In this part of the British capital are large parks like Hamstead Heath, including Parliament Hill, a beautiful hill recognized by the view from Alexandra Palace the city and the opportunity to swim in any of its nearby lakes, or as Alexandra Park, where the Alexandra Palace.