Speedy Travels in and out of London almost every day and is always discovering something new and interesting to see. London’s interesting history dates back over two millennia, with the Romans founding the initial settlement and calling it Londinium.
London had an impressive population of 8,308,369 in 2012 with those numbers set to continue to increase due to London’s strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare and media making it one of the worlds leading financial centres.
London is home to many famous landmarks which include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, the London Eye and The Shard. Most Londoners find the Underground to be the fastest way to travel from A to B around town. The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world.
If you tire of the hustle and bustle around town, we suggest a visit to one of the Royal Parks, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens or Regent’s Park. Hyde Park is home to the famous Speakers Corner, an area where public speaking, debate and discussion are allowed. Hyde Park has also been the home of live performances and rock concerts, Queen once played there in 1976.
There are many great markets to visit across London, including Borough Market, Brick Lane Market and the apple cart market in Covent Garden.
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