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RideGuru City Spotlight of the Week:

London, England

London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. London was first founded by the Romans in 50 AD and has been settled by two millennia, and is full of history, architecture, and lots of Fish and Chips. London is the largest financial center in the world, and is currently the most visited city in the world in terms of international arrivals. It's no secret why -- the city has so much to offer! London is home to some of the most historic and most frequently visited landmarks, including the Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, The Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, and more! 

Top Places to Eat in London: The Clink Restaurant, The Golden Chippy, Fishers Fish and Chips, The Five Fields

Must Do: In London, you must go to afternoon tea! Every place is pretty similar, but you will get a great taste of the local culture (and some delicious pastries!)

Sports Live: Fútbol is London's most popular sport (us Americans know it as soccer!) and London is home to many of the professional teams, including Arsenal, Chelsea, and West Ham United. 

RideGuru's Top Spot 


Our top spot is the London Eye! While the locals may see it as an overrated tourist destination, we tend to disagree. The London Eye is the famous ferris wheel, which at one time was the largest in the world. The ferris wheel offers amazing views of the entire city of London from above. While standing in a "pod" with a group of friends, you have views of the River Thames, as well as Big Ben, The Tower Bridge, and so much more! We recommend going around sunset, it is absolutely incredible. With a standard ticket for under 30 pounds, you will get to ride for 30 minutes! This is definitely a must-do activity, and we also recommend booking your tickets online in advance. 

Did You Know?

The London Undergound is the oldest underground railway network in the world. It's called the Tube!

London the city with the second largest immigrant population, just behind NYC.

While the main language spoken is English, London is a very diverse city, with more than 300 languages spoken. 

The Houses of Parliament are officially known as the Palace of Westminster and it is the largest palace in the country.