Vibrant, cosmopolitan, yet deeply historic, London is one of the most-visited cities in the world. An important global financial centre, the capital of the United Kingdom is also a multicultural and contemporary city which lies at the forefront of fashion, culture and the arts.
A historic past
London’s history dates back over 2,000 years. In Roman times, Londinium became an important port town. As the centuries passed, the city grew and continued to be shaped by historical events.
During the Middle Ages, London suffered from devastating plagues, before the Great Fire of London ...Read more