What comes to mind when you hear those words?
Kings, Queens, Princes, Princesses – definitely!
What else? Buckingham Palace, wars – lots of wars, history – centuries and centuries of history from the time the Romans first founded London through today. A Great place to do genealogy research – with records made readily available (according to http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/
The home of John Keats, the Queen Elizabeth’s hunting lodge, various museums, Hampstead Heath. According to wikipedia, London is the smallest city in England. Who would have guessed, right? But the surrounding area that makes up the greater London metropolitan area has lots to offer. Here’s a direct quote from wikipedia, “London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret’s Church; and the historic settlement of Greenwich (in which the Royal Observatory, Greenwich marks the Prime Meridian, 0° longitude, and GMT). Other famous landmarks include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, and The Shard. London is home to numerous museums, galleries, libraries, sporting events and other cultural institutions, including the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, British Library and 40 West End theatres.” per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London
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