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London is a cultural and historic city, packed with known monuments such as the Tower of London, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square, to name a few. It is also highly recognised for its West End theatre entertainment, shopping and historic attractions. London is home to notable cultural attractions such as the British Museum, the Tate Galleries, the National Gallery, the Notting Hill Carnival and The O2 entertainment arena.
London is made up of two ancient cities which are now joined together.
The City of London, know simply as ‘the City’ which is the business and financial heart of the United Kingdom. It is also known as the Square Mile (2.59 sq km/1 sq mi). It was the original Roman settlement (ancient Londinium), making it the oldest part of London and already 1,000 years old when the Tower of London was built.
The City of Westminster, where Parliament and most of the government offices are located. Also Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of the Queen and the Royal family are located there too.