London began as the small Roman settlement of Londinium founded in AD43. It had an ideal location at a convenient crossing of the Thames and soon afterwards it flourished and became an important trading center with the continent and developed into a port of great significance.
Nowadays London is the capital and the most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. It is one of the leading global cities, economic, commercial and financial centres and a famous art, fashion and educational destination.
The city is well-known as one of the most livable places in the world. It ranks as the second most visited city in Europe after Paris with several million tourists annually. London’s tourist offer is extensive and various including a great number of historical and cultural points of interest as well tourist sites.