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London

Europe
25+

Rank in England, UK

1

Rank in Europe

160+

World Rank

Currency
Pound Sterling(GBP)
Weather
Cloudy 15.4℃
Time
00:23 AM (GMT +01:00)
Electric Socket
Type G ( 230 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About London

Overloaded with thrilling experiences and relish worthy cuisines, London is a city which is a hit among people all around the globe! It is a go-to place for people looking for a rich experience in almost every aspect. You may get tired attending the neverending events hosted here but the events won't stop popping up in front of you! From Art galleries to authentic restaurants, from breathtaking Museums to historic buildings, from beautiful markets to interesting walking tours, London will keep you thrilled and spellbound. It is also one of the megacities of the world. Situated on River Thames, the capital of the UK was founded by the Romans around 50 AD. The city has taken many tolls since its inception. London is the largest city not only in the UK but in the entire EU.  No doubt it is so full of events and experiences. It is also a global financial and education hub, attracting scores of skilled workers and students from across the world. Apart from that, London is also famously cosmopolitan, with more than 300 languages reportedly being spoken in the city. With its magnificent historic buildings, fabulous museums, world-class restaurants, and shopping centers, London will cast a spell on any traveler.

Continent Country
Europe England, UK
Airport Name / IATA Code
Heathrow International Airport LHR
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
Gatwick LGW


London
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
May, June, July, August, Mid-September, and December: London is visited most by tourists during the late spring and summer months. The weather is warm and there is vacation time in schools during this time.
Moderate time to visit
October, November, March, and April: Climate of London during these months is moderate. A variety of events such as the Totally Thames festival and Halloween celebrations are held during these months. Christmas decorations can be seen throughout the city from November.
Worst time to visit
January and February: These two months are the worst to visit London. Cold weather and heavy rainfall make it difficult for visitors to enjoy during these months.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 2 2 4 6 9 12 14 14 11 8 5 3
Maximum temprature (℃) 8 8 11 14 18 21 24 23 20 16 11 8
Rain fall (mm) 55 41 42 44 49 45 45 50 49 69 59 55
Population
8.7 (Millions)
Official Language
English
Spoken Language
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Other Language
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Police
999
Ambulance
112
Taxi
Start Tariff: GBP 5.... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 1.25
Cup of Coffee USD 3.74
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.25
Rice/Kg USD 2.49
White Bread USD 1.25
Eggs (12) USD 2.49
Combo Meal USD 7.48
Fine Dining USD 62.33
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 1.25
Domestic Beer USD 6.23
Imported Beer USD 6.23
Bottle of Wine USD 9.97
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 13.71
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 3.74
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 3.74
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 2159.16
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences

Hyde Park: Established in the 16th century, Hyde Park is a beautiful park located in central London.

West End Theatre: A trip to the West End Theatre is a must, for people interested in theatre.

The Shard: The 95-story building is Europe’s tallest skyscraper.

Piccadilly Circus: One of London’s prime attractions, it is a busy road junction and close to important shopping destinations.

London Transport Museum: Established in 1980, the museum is dedicated to the history of London transport industry.

London Zoo: Established in 1828, the zoo contains an amazing collection of animals. 

Madame Tussauds: A museum containing wax statues of famous personalities, Madame Tussauds is a big draw with tourists.
 

Shopping
Alfies Antique Market
13-25 Church St, Marylebone, London NW8 8DT, UK
Distance From City Center
5.3 km
Bermondsey Market
11 Bermondsey Square, London SE1 3UN, UK
Distance From City Center
4.3 km
Camden Passage
1 Camden Passage, London N1 8EA, UK
Distance From City Center
4.3 km
Grays Antique Centre
58 Davies St, Mayfair, London W1K 5LP, UK
Distance From City Center
4.02 km
Northcote Road Antiques Market
155a Northcote Rd, London SW11 6QB, UK
Distance From City Center
8.2 km
Stephen Lazarus
Alfies Antique Market, 13-25 Church St, Marylebone, London NW8 8DT, UK
Distance From City Center
5.3 km
Devons Road Market
17 Towcester Rd, London E3 3ND, UK
Distance From City Center
9.1 km
Flea at Flat Iron Square
53 Southwark St, London SE1 1RU, UK
Distance From City Center
3.5 km
Frock Me! Vintage Fashion Fair
Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Rd, London SW3 5EB, United Kingdom
Distance From City Center
4.34 km
Jubilee Market
1 Tavistock Court, London WC2E 8BD, United Kingdom
Distance From City Center
1 km
Old Spitalfields Market
16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW, UK
Distance From City Center
4.8 km
Wood Street Indoor Market
98-100 Wood St, Walthamstow, London E17 3HX, UK
Distance From City Center
21 km
Fabrications
7 Broadway Market, Dalston, London E8 4PH, UK
Distance From City Center
6.5 km
Japan Craft - Traditional Japanese Arts & Craft store
Unit 2, Market Hall Lock Place, Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8AL, United Kingdom
Distance From City Center
4.18 km
Portobello Souvenir Market
55 Pembridge Rd, London W11 3HG, UK
Distance From City Center
6.7 km
Sass & Belle Covent Garden Market
Jubilee Market Hall, 31 the, 30 Tavistock Ct, London WC2E 8RE, United Kingdom
Distance From City Center
, 0.8 km
Space EC1
25 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 4QL, UK
Distance From City Center
3.3 km
To Home From London
Unit 504, Camden Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8AH, United Kingdom
Distance From City Center
4.1 km
Brent Cross Shopping Centre
Prince Charles Dr, London NW4 3FP, UK
Distance From City Center
13.3 km
Brunswick Centre
1 Byng Pl, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1BS, UK
Distance From City Center
2.5 km
Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre
The Broadway, London W5 5JY, UK
Distance From City Center
14.9 km
One New Change
1 New Change, London EC4M 9AF, UK
Distance From City Center
2.8 km
Victoria Place Shopping Centre
115 Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria, London SW1W 9SJ, UK
Distance From City Center
2 km
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Pub coasters
  • Artisan gin
  • Burberry trench coat
  • Vintage knick-knacks from Portobello Market
  • Tower Bridge cufflinks
  • Die Cast Original Mini Cooper
  • Images of London teapot
  • Harrods Coffee in an exclusive tin
  • Commemorative pillbox
  • Notting Hill shopping bag

Tourist attractions in London

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