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recommended LondonThe world financial center, the English capital was actually founded by the Romans. Its long history has seen it burned down and bombed, but London Town always comes back with a vengeance. ... read moreConstruction is currently under way in East London in preparation for the 2012 Olympics. Classic London sights include Westminster, where the English Parliament operates, and Buckingham Palace, the home of the Royal Family. London’s gloomy grey skies do nothing to dampen its culture, which is a ferment of music, theater, and dance. Hipsters crowd Camden, Shoreditch, and Hoxton while the upper crust of society hangs their collective hat in Hampstead, Kensington and Chelsea in the palatial Georgian homes. Government investment in art means the museums like the National Gallery are all free. Theater both in the West End and off is excellent. Transport on the double-decker red buses or the tube is efficient if not cheap, while London cabbies are notoriously knowledgable about the city. The food does not have the best reputation, although it has improved in recent years and one would be hard pressed to complain about a pint and roast dinner at a cosy English pub. (unless, of course, you are a vegetarian). London is also extremely international, with a large Indian population and loads of ethnic restaurants. A major world capital, London is a cosmopolitan, modern city..Comment.3 months ago. ReportJulia P
Hey Isaac, what are you looking for? Club night? bar? restaurant? East London is far and away the coolest at a hipster level, but perhaps you're looking for a more classic vibe? If you can be a bit more specific I can give you some great ideas!