LONDONLondon is a city known for its famous districts, landmarks and hotels.It’s Growth is the result of two cities, the original City of London and the City of Westminster. It is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. Located on the banks of the River Thames, has more than two thousand years ofhistory since it was founded by the Romans. Its population is made up of a wide variety of cultures, ethnicities and religions that give rise tomore than eight million people. The public transport network is one of the largest in the world and London Heathrow Airport is the busiest international passenger volume in Europe.One of the main attractions of the city are its vast areas of open parks, commons and woodland. It also has some of the most famous landmarks in the world as Big Ben, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace.
LIFESTYLE The lifestyle in London is intense and enjoyable. It is oneof the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, a place where people of different ethnicities, religions and nationalities. Besides its residents, London receives over 15 million tourists per year (staying at least one night), and apercentage of them find new options in this vertiginous city life. London is one of the main cities of Europe and the world. Its dense population with about 14 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area (the second most populous in Europe after Moscow) makes it a city full of activities and opportunities.
EXTENSION With a total area of 1,579 square kilometers with 33 districts (including the City), the current London or Greater London, with 7,512,400inhabitants (2006), making this one of the most populated cities in Europe, along with Moscow, Paris, Madrid, Rome and Berlin.
TRANSPORTPublic transport in London is not just transportation, but true nationalsymbols, which makes them the most popular advertising media and recognized in the world. Thetransport network is controlled from Transport for London, whichmanages bus services, taxi, metro andferries. Intercity transport (trains andairplanes) are otherwise controlled by private
TOURIST ATTRACTIONSJust walk through the central districts of Westminster and the City becomes a major attraction for the senses. Millions of people from all backgrounds are mixed in a frantic coming and going, but while one can enjoy the leisure offering thousands of pubs, dozens of theaters, hundreds of parks, markets such as Covent Garden, the nightlife and commercial areas of the West End (where two of the most famous roads in London: Oxford Street, Regent Street and Piccadilly Circus), luxury shopping in Knightsbridge, Kensington High Street and Bond Street
OLYMPIC STADIUMAt the Olympic Stadium was developed where the vast majority ofactivities of London 2012 Olympic Games, is a beautiful setting forup to 80,000 spectators.
LONDON EYEAlso known as the Millennium Wheel, completed in 1999 and opened inMarch 2000, was the largest Ferris wheel in the world-viewpoint until theopening of the Star of Nanchang in May 2006, and later Singapore Flyerin 2008. The London Eye reaches a height of 135 m on the western endof Jubilee Gardens, on the South Bank of the Thames, London Boroughof Lambeth.
ALBERT BRIDGEThis is one of the bridges over the Thames. Une Chelsea with Battersea, and is named in honor of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria I.Construction lasted from 1870 to 1873 and the result wasthe suspension bridge 216.4 meters long and 12.5 meters wide, designed by Rowland Mason Ordish.
TOWER BRIDGEThis is one of the newer bridges London. Construction began in1886 to decongest the other bridges in the city with a design ofHorace Jones.Drawbridge was constructed not to cut traffic, as the boats enteredthe Upper Pool, and gothic style to harmonize with the Tower ofLondon.
NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUMThis museum, close to the Royal Hospital, shows the history ofthe British Navy, from when men and women fighting on thefront line by the king, to the present.Showing weapons, artillery, military tactics ... and even theskeleton of Napoleons favorite horse.
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