London is the capital of Great Britain. It's in the south-east of England on the River Thames. London - described by many as one of the most exciting cities in the world - has something to suit all tastes. The city has an amazing variety of historic buildings, museums and art galleries, parks and gardens, as well as restaurants serving food from all corners of the globe. There are hundreds of great pubs, bars and nightclubs to enjoy, and London's theatreland is world famous, as is its department stores and shopping streets.
'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.' said Dr Samuel Johnson. Over two hundred years later, Dr Johnson is still right! London is the place to be, with so many different things to do and places to visit. The city's outstanding museums, palaces, churches, and first-rate music and theater offer endless entertainment.
London's center is fairly compact and covers the financial district (called the City), the entertainment and shopping area (called West End), and Westminster, seat of Parliament and home of royalty. The very center, from which distances are measured, is Trafalgar Square.
London is an attractive city with great character. It changes as the centuries pass, but its ceremonies stay the same. Why not come here and see it all for yourself?