London is the capital city of England as well as of the United Kingdom. It’s situated in the south east of England. London is one of the oldest cities in the world as it was founded by the Romans and called Londinium. This city has a temperate marine climate like much of the British Isles, so the city rarely sees extremely high or low temperatures.
Since 1965 Greater London has been segregated into 32 districts in summation to the ancient City of London. London has the river Thames which runs throughout the middle of the city and it is 215 miles longs.
The CITY OF LONDON is the world’s largest financial centre alongside New York. It is home to the London Stock exchange and Lloyds of London.
Transportation facility of this city is very flexible and dynamic for the public. London public transport includes London underground, London buses, river services and the National Rail. The underground is also called ‘Tube’ i.e. in short Tunnel because of the cylindrical shape of the systems deep bore tunnels. It has 276 stations and runs over 243 miles i.e. (408 kilometres) of the line, making it the longest rail in the world. The well-designed Buses known as the red double-decker Buses and Rail Network in London is very well developed, frequent, efficient and effective as well.
London has rich cultural history but at the same time, it is regarded as one of the most modern cities in the world. The most famous tourist attractions are the Big Ben, the House of Parliament, the Queens palace, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London etc. The Houses of Parliament is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Houses of Commons and Lords) meet for political purposes. The oldest part of the building dates back to 1907. Big Ben isn’t the clock on the tower but just the bell inside it. People all over the world can hear its sound on the radio and TV Programmes. It’s always right, never too fast or too slow. Buckingham Palace is the official home of the British Monarch in London when the flag is put up on the pole this means that Monarch is in the palace. It is also a famous tourist attraction because of the Queen’s Royal guards.
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