This populous city of about 8 million people England stands on the Thames River. It is located in the south-east region on the island of Great Britain and is the second most visited city in the world, only behind Bangkok. Founded by the Romans, the city of London was called Londinium and has a rich historical background dating to the Roman conquest times. Top sights most commonly visited by visiting tourists are the Westminster Abbey, Natural history museum, Shakespeare's globe, National Gallery, Tower of London and the British Museum. Notable structures include the London Eye which offers a magnificent panoramic view of the entire city and Big Ben which is the city's iconic national tower clock. At the heart of this metropolis stands the Houses of parliament. London is among the leading world financial centers.
Discover and explore London, a city in the country of United Kingdom. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of London helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of London. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 51.5 and logitude 51.5. [Map of London].