London is one of the most famous cities in the world and home to almost 9 million people. Renowned as a global powerhouse of art, fashion, business and shopping, the city also comes alive at night with a myriad of concert halls, theatres and night clubs. London houses some of the finest museums and galleries anywhere. If you only have a few hours or days, be sure not to miss the Palace of Westminster, St. Paul's Cathedral, the National Gallery, Natural History Museum, Buckingham Palace and London Zoo.
Tourist website: www.visitbritain.com
Fashion, Souvenirs, Everything!
Put these down on your must see list and definitely consider taking the London Underground to save you more money for shopping - Harrods, Selfridges, Sloane Street, Regent Street, Oxford Street, Jermyn Street, Bond Street, Knightsbridge, Carnaby Street and Savile Row. For a food, shopping and souvenir mash up, head on to London Markets and Covent Garden Markets.
Over 2,600 amazing paintings.
Vermeer, Titian, Cezanne, Claude Monet, Gainsborough, Rubens and Anthony van Dyk will get you started - and Rembrandt, Turner, Constable, Caneletto, Raphael, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci will have you wanting to come back and see everything all again! An amazing collection of some of the world's most wonderful art and it's all free to see. And, right outside is Trafalgar Square!