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Take a day trip to Hampton Court Palace the former home of Cardinal Wolsey;go on the London Eye; visit Buckingham Palace; go shopping in Oxford Street; visit some of the museums; go out for lunch or dinner; or take a walk through one of the parks!
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What is London?

Answer London is the capital city of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is located in the South East of England, on the banks of the River Thames. As the capital, it contains the British Houses of Parliament, the Headquarters of The Bank of England and the main Residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace. London is also a city in Ontario, Canada.

Where is London?

London, England is located in the South-East of England upon theRiver Thames. More information: What's normally called London is actually a collection of cities,districts and towns. At the heart is the City of London (known inthe UK as "The City"); this is the financial district. What mosttourists think of as London is actually the City of Westminster(confusingly this is sometimes known as "Town" to Londoners)Parliament and the Queen's London residence is in Westminster.Recently a third City (Docklands) has been created in London. Themetropolitan area of London is large by any standard and includes 5international airports (Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, City andLuton). London is also the capital city of the United Kingdom.

Where are the London docklands?

The London Docklands used to be an important dock for sugar and rum from the west indies. They are situated in the East of London and are now a major financial centre complementing the City of London. Redevelopment of the docks started in the 1980s with something under construction pretty much continuously since then. Some areas of the docks have been filled in and some have been left as open areas of water. You can get there via either the Jubilee Line or Docklands light Railway. Amenities have much improved over the years with housing, shops and now the Docklands Museum.

What can you do when you are in London?

This question depends quite a bit on where you are (London is a big city!) and what you're interested in doing. While London often gets a reputation for being a bit of a party town - with numerous clubs hosting after hour parties until dawn - there are literally thousands of things to do every day and night in this diverse city. The best way to find what's right for you to do in London is to visit the event listings website http://www.spoonfed.co.uk which allows you to input your interests and location, and gives you a list of what's on in London. You'll be surprised by some of the wacky and fun things you'll find to do in the city!

Why is the London eye important to London?

The London Eye was built as part of the city's millennium celebration just before the year 2000 along with such other city features as the Millennium bridge which crosses the Thames between St. Paul Cathedral and the Tate Modern. While originally the London Eye, built by British Airways, was meant just for the millennium celebration, it proved to be such a popular tourist destination, and such an important revenue stream, that it has remained open. In June 2008, the site welcomed it's 30 millionth visitor.

Is the London bridge in London?

Yes and no, London bridge is in London and there has been a bidge on the site for 2,000 years.. The current one was opened in 1973.. However the previous one which was in place from 1831 to 1968 is in Lake Havasu Arizona! An urban myth that the Amercian entreprenur thought he was buying the Tower bridge has been denied by all parties in the sale. This bridge replaced the much older bridge which stood in pace for 600 years so it's not the original one.. The bridge was sold to Robert McCulloch who dismatled it and rebuilt it in a town in Arizona. The townspeople were very disappointed though as they thought they were getting Tower bridge - the bridge that opens up to let ships through. London bridge is a conventional bridge and much less iconic of London to tourists than the 1894 Tower Bridge which is still mistakenly refered to by many tourists as London Bridge.

Where is the London eye in London?

I have been to London when i was in medical school and this was one of the highlights of my visit. The London Eye is on the South Bank of the River Thames, adjacent to Westminster Bridge. I hope, if you are going to take the time to have a wheel, that you enjoy yourself.

How do you get into London?

From where? There are many airports, railway stations, roads and motorways, if you are more specific about where you are coming from and what mode of transport you are using, we can answer this question

What can you do in London?

the wenlock arms. st.paul's cathedral. borough market. gold deli. tate modern. tower of london. hyde park. green cabbie hut. camden market. hope this helped

Which London station Southampton to London?

The fastest, most direct services run from LondonWaterloo , operated by South West Trains. Up to threetrains per hour run from Waterloo to Southampton Central, takingabout 75 minutes. . An alternative service, usually hourly, runs from LondonVictoria via Gatwick Airport and Chichester. Operated bySouthern, this takes much longer, at around 2 hours and 15 minutes,but can sometimes be cheaper, depending on what advance purchasefares and offers are available.

Why was London called London?

\nThe name comes from the romans, since London was founded by the Romans in AD 43 as Londinium, following the Roman conquest of Britain.

Why was the Tower of London built in London?

It was built by the Normans to protect the city, but more importantly to help keep the city and its powerful businesses under their control. Why did WHO build the White Tower!!

How did the Tower of London protect London?

From river attacks first but since it was inside the Roamn wall of the City Of London it was prepared to defend against intruders into the City over under or through the Roman walls.

Where does the London marathon start in London?

The London marathon ( I am watching it on TV as I type this !) starts on Blackheath in SE London. It is run over 26 miles 385 yards. This distance has nothing to do with Phidipides & the battle of Marathon. It was the distance run from Windsor to White city in the London Olympics in 1908.

Why did London change after the fire of London?

Because of a desire to reshape that portion of the city in a more hygiene way, incorporate fire safety, make wharves more accessible from the Thames River, create wider streets, they also wanted no houses to obstruct the fine view of the Thames.. The how part of the reconstruction is most amazing.

If the city of London is not London then where is London?

The City of London is the name of an area of London, where the stock markets are etc. London is a city, but the actual "City of London" is an area between East and Central London. The City of London is only one square mile that formed the original city in Roman times. Now the City boundaries are from Aldgate in the east, Temple in the west, Bishopsgate in the north and London Bridge in the south. The City of London is bordered by two further cities - the City of Westminster and the City of Southwalk (pronounced Suvuck by locals) which is in the south. All 3 of these cities are usually bunched together (along with the outer boroughs) as London. The definition of a city is a place which has a cathedral in it's boundaries. All 3 cities above do (St Paul's in the City, Westminster and Southwalk Cathedrals). London city is a very small part of what we now call Greater London.

What about London?

Some facts about London include that it is the capitol city of theUnited Kingdom. This large city covers an area of 607 square milesand is home to over 8 million people.

Is Hounslow in London or Outer London?

Hounslow is considered part of Outer London. The London Borough of Hounslow, which inclides the town of Hounslowitself, is defined as an Outer London borough by the LocalGovernment Act 1963, as well as by the Office of NationalStatistics. Similarly, between 1990 and 2000 when London hadseparate inner and outer telephone area codes, Hounslow wasassigned the Outer London (0181) code.

What does London have?

London has the Menelium, London Bridge, the London eye, Harrods, Hamleys, cities, Buckingham palace, Restaurant's, shops, Towers, Railway stations and Celebrities shopping and finally but not least the Queen Prince Charles and Kate Middleton (the princes wife).

Is Wales in London?

It's in England. No it isn't. Wales is one of the constituent countries of the United Kingdom along with England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland and London is the capital city of the UK.

What is the climax in London?

There are two main seasons in London winter which lasts longer atleast eight months in a year and four months are of spring.

If your in China how do you get to London?

Set course for the extraordinary arena that is Jinzhou City Stadium. One of the most prominent the city grounds, the Jinzhou City Stadium stadium is spacious and impressive. This arena has the most exciting action in Asia.

What is the landscape of London?

It varies a lot but it is mostly houses, shops and offices with higher buildings in the centre. There are some parks and areas of open land.

Where in London is the Tower of London?

On the east side of the Square Mile area (the ancient boundary of the city). The nearest Underground stop is Tower Hill, on the southeast corner of the Circle Line.

Who built the London Bridge in London?

Peter of Colechurch between 1176 and 1209. Additional information: . This depends on which London Bridge is the subject of this question. There have been a number of different London Bridges over the past 2000 years. In 46AD, the Romans built the first bridge across the Thames River; it was a simple wooden construction which was burnt down in 1014. The replacement bridge was destroyed by a storm in 1091, and the next bridge after that was destroyed again by fire in 1136. A new stone bridge was built by Peter of Colechurch between 1176 and 1209. It served as the main bridge for centuries, until increasing traffic congestion made it obvious a new bridge was required. Engineer John Rennie started construction of the next London Bridge in 1825 and finished the bridge in 1831. However, a necessary widening process some 70 years later weakened the bridge's foundations to the point where it began sinking an inch every eight years. In 1968, it was auctioned and sold for $2,460,000 to Robert McCulloch who moved it to Havasu City, Arizona. The current London Bridge was constructed by contractors John Mowlem from 1967 to 1972, and officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 16 March 1973..

Is the London eye in London?

YES IT IS!!!.The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel situated on thebanks of the River Thames (pronounced temz) in London,England . The entire structure is 135 metres (443 ft) tall andthe wheel has a diameter of 120 metres (394 ft).

Is London Town in London England?

Yes. London Town is in London England and once there you will have the time of your life. There are many shops, restaurants and entertainment for the whole family.

How does London perceive London?

During my years in London (I'm Irish-Canadian) Londoners took the place for granted. They probably all did the tour as students and the sites are familiar. They say familiarity breeds contempt. I don't think Londoners have contempt for their city but they don't ooohh and aaaww over the attractions like tourists do. It's typical. I have a friend who was born and raised in Rome and never set foot in the Coliseum.

What does London have in it?

London is known for being the capital city of England and housesimportant government buildings, many differentUniversities/Colleges, thousands of jobs and a large population. Itis also where the Queen resides.

What was in London before the London eye?

There are thousands of tourist attractions in London. Landmarks in London span from all sorts of eras, from prehistoric times, the Roman Empire, Tudors, Elizabethan, Victorian, World War and so on. A short list of some of the thousands of interest points in London: - Buckingham Palace - Trafalgar Square - Covent Gardens - Natural History Museum - British Library - Tower of London - London Dungeons - London Tower Bridge - Big Ben - London Zoo - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre - Charles Dickens Museum - Royal Crown Jewel Fortress - Parliaments - House of Lords - Madame Tussuads - "West End" (UK's version of USA's "Broadway". The UK's West End existed long before USA's Broadway). - Rose Theatre - Millennium Bridge - St Paul's Cathedral - Admiral Nelson's Monument And so on. London's Natural History Museum contains relics from every era the country has progressed through, from prehistoric dinosaurs to modern times. You'll even find a few Mummies from Egypt. The list is huge and endless. London is the centre of many different arts and cultures in Europe. Many Roman Emperors declared London the third best city in Europe, after Rome and Constantinople. Many countries have "twinned" their own cities with London. Most notably, Mumbai, where even the street names are the exact same as London's.

What does London not have?

London is more for sight-seeing and being a tourist. There are lotsand lots of cafe's and restaurants as well, but there is not muchfor teens. For children, there's a zoo, m&m factory, etc. Butfor young teens I'd say there's really only shopping to do. There'sno theme parks or fairgrounds, which is quite annoying.

Where in London is the London bridge?

London Bridge straddles the River Thames in central London between its north and south banks and connects Southwark with 'The City', not to be confused with the iconic Tower Bridge, which is the next bridge downstream.

Is it correct to say are you in London or are you at London?

The correct phrase is - "Are you in London?." Let's give an example. Deanie Etcetera of the Netherlands learns that her beloved, Mitch Longley, is in England visiting a friend. Deanie sends Mitch a text and says - "Hello Mitch, are you in London? We must meet."