About London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. London has a temperate oceanic climate, similar to all of southern England. London is a leading global city in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism, and transportation. It is crowned as the world's largest financial center and has the fifth or sixth-largest metropolitan area in the world. It is the world's most-visited city and has the world's largest city airport.

Things to know when you travel to London


Where to stay?

• Econo Lodge • Red Roof Inn London I-75 • Quality Inn • Holiday Inn Express and Suites London • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham London


Where to shop?

• King’s Road, London SW3 • Redchurch Street, London E2 • Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1 • New Bond Street, London W1 • King’s Road, London SW3 • Covent Garden • Knightsbridge • Westfield London


Where to visit?

British Museum • Royal Mews • Kensington Palace • Tower of London • Buckingham Palace • Chelsea Physic Garden • Hyde Park • Regent's Park