Despite its weather, London continues to attract tourists from the world over making London vacations much sought after. A noisy, vibrant, and multicultural megapolis, London is an eclectic mix of ideas, energy, colors, and varieties. The largest city in England and the UK, London also boasts of being the biggest city in the EU and Western Europe. With its ideal location on the Thames River, London has a population of only 14 million people including all the metropolitan areas. Perceived and accepted as one of the 'world cities,' London is a cultural, historical, political, commerce and fashion hub across the 7 continents.
Some of the major districts in London include the West End district, also known as the Theater district in the city. The West End also has highly fashionable hotels, restaurants, and branded shops besides the popular Chinatown. Despite being associated with revelry and adventure, London is also known for its academic institutions that are located in the Bloomsbury district.
Clerkenwell is the place to head to for many of the ancient churches in London, as well as hip and happening restaurants and pubs and clubs. The City area is the both, the financial as well as historical core of the megapolis. Now, pretty much everyone has heard of Marylebone district. It is home to the very famous Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, and Baker Street, the residence of the greatest detective ever, Sherlock Holmes! When in London, don't miss the Mayfair area. It is considered as the most fashionable, elite, and snobbish part of London! With plenty of high shine boutiques, Mayfair is also home to some of the best hotels in the world.
The artsy South Bank district is vibrant, colorful, bohemian, and overlooks the Thames. Take a ride on the London Eye and get a 360 view of the city.
London is undoubtedly a royal city. So how can you miss visiting the residence of the UK's premier family when on London Vacations? Westminster in the heart of the city is home to the parliament as well as the famous Buckingham Palace.
London maybe a large city, but it is also warm, hospital and accommodating unlike its famous weather!