London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the
United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union and one of the busiest cities in Europe.
It is known as the city that never sleeps. As a first time visitors to London there are some big and
nice places you ought not to miss, which includes the Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Westminster,
Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, the London eye and the Tower.
London is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education,
fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport.
It has the sixth largest GDP in the world and has been awarded as the world cultural capital. It is the world's
most-visited city measured by international arrivals and has the world's largest city airport
system measured by passenger traffic.
London is a home to numerous museums, galleries,
libraries including the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, British Library,
Wimbledon and the West End theatre.
London has one of the oldest and nicest underground railway networks in the world.
The city has four world heritages namely the Tower of London, Kew Gardens which comprises
of the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret's Church, and the historic
settlement of Greenwich Meridian which passes through Tema in Ghana.
Other famous landmarks include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus,
St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, Victoria and Albert Museum and when it
comes to parks and garden London is the best city to visit mention is made of Dulwick Park,
Crystal Palace Park, Green Park , Finsbury Park just to mention a few.
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