London is the largest city in England standing on the River Thames. It is one of the largest financial centers. London Universities form the largest concentration of higher education institutes in Europe. It contains four World Heritage Sites: The Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, St Margaret’s Church.
London has a temperate Oceanic Climate. Temperature extremes in London range from 38.1 degrees Celsius at Kew during August. Summers are generally warm, sometimes hot. Winters are generally cool with little temperature variation. Heavy snow is rare but snow usually happens at least once each winter.
London is the most visited city in the world by international tourists with 18.8 million international visitors per year. Within the UK, London is home to the ten most-visited tourist attractions.
London has several distinct shopping areas and streets, shopping in London is exciting and varied from luxury goods in Mayfair, to quirky finds in Covent Garden, to large shopping centers such as Westfield, Harrods. London has many celebrations, festivals and events.