Some Facts About London

By: Sharon White
One of such dreamed cities is London. So why are so many young people willing to study in London? London is one of the world great cities, rich in history, tradition and culture, but with a dynamic contemporary business, educational, cultural and recreational life. People from all over the world come to London to study and to experience all that this great city has to offer. Studying in London can give you useful experience of living and working in an international environment as well as important English language skills and qualifications. London id a world center of excellence and creativity in many fields.

Firstly, London is a major international center for music, fashion, arts and the media. You will find a lot of things to interest you whether you like the conventional or the unusual ones. The old and the new are mixed as radical new ideas are added to tradition. Influences from all parts of the world produce an exciting and dynamic cultural energy. Secondly, the City of London is a major financial center with leading markets for foreign exchange, commodities, stocks and shares, shipping and insurance provided by the world famous Lloyds of London. Thirdly, there are world famous theaters, cinemas, concert halls and clubs for evening entertainment, and many art galleries, museums and exhibition centers, for example the British Museum and the National Gallery.

London has many famous monuments, attractions and historical buildings such as the Houses of Parliament and Saint Paul Cathedral. Opportunities for shopping are excellent. Regent Street and Knightsbridge, for example are famous for large stores such as Harrods or LibertyFree Articles, and small specialist shops. You can also look for a bargain in one of the London street markets such as Camden Lock.

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