Even more impressive is the fact that London is touted as the most visited city in the world. London has the largest concentration of higher education in Europe being home to no less than forty-three universities. It also boasts the largest Chinatown in all of Europe.
Travelers to London will want to include in their itinerary its four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, which is made up of the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church; and the historic settlement of Greenwich where the Royal Observatory marks the Greenwich Meridian and Greenwich Mean Time. Other famous landmarks include Buckingham Palace - the administrative headquarters of the Monarch; the London Eye - the tallest Ferris wheel in England; St. Paul's Cathedral - one of London's most famous and recognizable sites; and the Tower Bridge - a combined bascule and suspension bridge spanning the famous Thames River.
London's attractions don't stop with its most famous sites. Scattered throughout the city are lesser known museums, galleries and libraries that are well worth visiting. London is unparalleled for shopping. There are entire streets devoted to retail therapy ensuring that even the most die hard shopper will never run out of venues to peruse. London is a city that pulses day and night. From quaint bistros to pulsating dance floors to risqué cabarets, London flaunts it all aiming to please everyone that steps inside its borders.