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London

On the River Thames shores’, London fulfills all those who visit it. There is much to discover, so one always has the feeling that time is scarce. Divided into 32 districts, the capital of England and the United Kingdom live a very special agitation, where the merge of people, cultures and religions provide a truly enriching experience

London, with eight million inhabitants, extends over 1,579 km2. These numbers clearly show the dimension of this cosmopolitan city, that is the second largest urban area in the European Union. It is estimated, that only in the London metropolitan area live more than 14 million people. What is striking in the London capital is that much of this population comes from all around the world. Don’t be surprised if you hear more than 300 languages spoken in the city when walking through Oxford Street, down Regent Street or Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square (West End), or even the well known Notting Hill in East London. Although the motion of London streets, let yourself be charmed by such famous buildings and monuments like Big Ben, integrant part of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, right next door, the modern giant wheel that goes by the name of London Eye, or the famous wax museum, Madame Tussauds. To go across all the corners of the city, it is best to take the underground. The underground network extends to all parts of the city and is undoubtedly the best way to get everywhere