- The oldest part of London is "the City". Only 5,000 people live there. Greater London has got more than 12 million people.
- The people use the Underground (Tube), the bus and the train to come to work. London has two main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick where many tourists arrive.
- The Tower of London was first a castle, later a prison and is now a museum where you can see the Crown Jewels. Tower Bridge is the most famous bridge across the River Thames
- The Queen (Elisabeth II) lives in Buckingham Palace. St. Paul's Cathedral was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Westminster Abbey is the place where the kings and queens are crowned.
- Lots of people like to go shopping in or in the department stores in Oxford Street.
- London Dungeon, an old undergro un d station shows London's violent his tory . Street artists can be watched in Co vent Garden.
- The Houses of Parliament are on the River Thames next to the Clock Tower with Big Ben. The Prime Minister (Gordon Brown) lives in 10 Downing Street. Hyde Park is a marvellous place for relaxing.