There's so much to write about London as a city that it’s sometimes difficult to know where to start. Do you begin with its ancient history and wonderful architecture? Or maybe the famous landmarks like the houses of parliament and Tower Bridge. Or is it the markets like Portobello Road that make London such a thrilling city
? There is enough depth and charm to London to make you want to keep coming back time and time again.
Did you know that London has a history dating back 2000 years? Through the ages it has developed to be one of the main players in global business. Its population grew rapidly in the 18th century and today it is home to nearly 8 million people, putting it on a par with cities like New York. As a result there are accommodation options to choose from and if you're planning a London family travel then surely there's no better choice than staying in a London apartment rental!
The transport links in London are World class with the London Underground making it so easy to travel around. The River Thames runs through its centre with many locations being referred to as north or south of the river.Camden town
By renting a London vacation apartment in Camden Town you will be in a very lively part of London and centrally located. Attractions here include the famous Camden Market
and the enormous Regents park
. This area is very well-connected by public transport (you're in Zone 2) so if you're staying in a London holiday apartment here and to visit the rest of London take the metro or the famous double-decker buses! Shoreditch
Located North of the city, Shoreditch is a less famous area amongst tourists but one much frequented by the creative media scene in London. In recent years the industrial buildings in Shoreditch have been converted into London holiday apartments, residential apartments, art galleries, bars and restaurants. If you rent a London apartment here make sure to do your shopping at the London Broadway Market
, voted "London's finest food market".Westminster
The Borough of Westminster encompasses much of central London including the famous Soho, China Town, Covent Garden, Knightsbridge and Chelsea. Some of the best London attractions are here including a visit to Buckingham Palace
, or Westminster Abbey (where all the royals get married!) and the London West-End for its theaters. For shopping you'll be spoiled for choice between Oxford street and Kings Road. For nightlife head to Soho with its array of Jazz bars and colourful pubs. Choosing your holiday rental in London here means being in the center of it all!» More about London
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