London is the largest city and the capital of England and the United Kingdom. London is one of the most populous cities in Europe and the most visited cities in the world. London is built upon two ancient cities, the city of London and the city of Westminster.
The City of London, commonly known The City is the financial and business heart of the United Kingdom and it is also known as the Square Mile. It was a part of the original Roman settlement and they named it Londinium, making it the ancient part of London and 1000 years old before the Tower of London was built.
The City of Westminster is the part of London where the Parliament and most of the government offices are located. The Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the Queen and the Royal family are located there too.
The famous historical buildings in London are:
The Tower Of London – most important and iconic attractions in London
The Tower Bridge – sat right across the River Thames since 1894 with its majestic beauty
The Westminster Abbey – the coronation church and one of the World Heritage Site
The Kensington Palace – the royal residence of the Queen and their children
The Windsor Castle – the Queen’s preferred weekend residence and one of the oldest castles
The Stonehenge – another World Heritage Site and most mysterious attraction
London in June
June is one of the popular times to visit London, UK as the weather becomes warm and pleasant throughout the month with occasional rainfall. The weather in London is usually 50 to 80 degrees during the month of June. On this month you can watch the Queen celebrate her birthday and the Household Division’s Beating Retreat at House Guards Parade or The Guard changing outside the Buckingham Palace.
Come join us at our International Conference on Applied Physics, held in London during June 18-20, 2018.