London is a Modern Babylon
The capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland London is the international cultural center, the capital of the posh lifestyle and the oasis of the “everlasting values”.
Historically London is divided into several districts. The City is the oldest and one of the most famous districts. Nowadays it is the first-rate European financial center. Belgravia, Kensington, Chelsea, Mayfair and Knightsbridge are the blue-chip districts of the capital. The Soho district was created at the end of the XVII century and today it is predominantly a fashionable district of London’s bohemia. The China Town and Covent Garden are also a part of Soho. The ancient political district of Westminster is known for Buckingham Palace – Queen’s Residence, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.
If you visit London you will receive an unforgettable experience and there is a true breadth of history going back hundreds of years. There are a lot of landmark sights with their own story and architectural style. Plenty of old relics and monuments are situated there, including the world’s most famous Tower of London, Tate Gallery, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, Trafalgar square and many others.
London is packed with some of the most exciting museums in Europe: The British Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum. The Tate Modern Museum is among them.
Other places of interests that visitors shouldn’t miss include London Zoo, London Eye and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, in particular a reconstruction of the great theatre in which the play writer’s shows were originally held. If you visit all these places, you will surely get some exciting and memorable experience. So don’t miss your chance to get acquainted with London.