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London, Britain + UK Vacation Packages - England, Scotland and Wales Travel Tours 2012

London

The largest city in England and in Europe, London is a sprawling metropolis, teeming with spectacle and steeped in Royalty. London has more attractions than any other city in the world and draws some 30 million visitors each year.

 

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Guards at Buckingham palace

London covers an area of around 1,600km (625 square miles) and is home to a population of 12 million people. It is the heart of the nation’s heritage, the centre for government, trade, commerce and power, and of course has been the principle residence of the British monarchy for over a thousand years. London is a place where traditional pageantry rubs shoulders with cosmopolitan lifestyles and is a city that proudly stands as one of the greatest capital cities of the world.

 

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London city

London is also one of the oldest cities in the world and contains relics, treasures and architecture from all historical periods. Some of the worlds most famous buildings are in London including the World Heritage Sites of Westminster Abbey , Parliament, Big Ben, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge and of course Buckingham Palace .

As one of the top cultural centres of the world, London is home to some of the world’s most prestigious museums and galleries, with unparalleled collections of artefacts and priceless art from around the globe. The city is

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Tower Bridge
also renowned for its shopping and entertainment, in particular the multitude of theatres hosting top productions in the West End . It also boasts a staggering number of restaurants of phenomenal diversity and exceptional quality.

London is made up of a number of distinct districts, encompassing some very distinguished and fashionable addresses. The respectable government buildings around Whitehall and Westminster, the glossy offices around the Square Mile of the City, the wealthy opulent streets of St James’s, Pall Mall and Mayfair, the exclusive districts of Belgravia and Knightsbridge and the

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Trafalgar Square
fashionable, much sought after real estate around South Kensington and Notting Hill all blend to make a city that upholds its rich history but is also ever evolving and is brimming with things to see and do.

Whatever it is you are interested in, London has it in abundance and no matter how many times you visit it, there will always be something new or something that you missed, thus giving you a great reason to keep coming back!

 

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Lodging Places to visit
Events
The Goring British Museum
Lord Mayor Show
Astons Apartments
Buckingham Palace
Royal Pageantry
Burns Hotel
The Changing of
the Guard
Guy Fawkes Night
Mostyn Hotel
St. Pauls Cathedral Remembrance Day Service
Paddington Court Hotel
& Suites

Kensington Palace
Wimbledon
The Stafford
Kew Gardens

Buckingham Palace Summer
Opening

The Cranley Hotel
London Eye
The Royal Park
Westminster Abbey
London Bridge Hotel
London Parks
Thames Lodge Hotel
London Markets
Victoria Palace
London City Tour
Delmere Hotel
Lodge Hotel
Gatwick Moat House Hotel
Premier Shaftesbury

 

 

 

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