The United Kingdom is a country located on the North-West Coast of Europe. The United Kingdom is composed of Great Britain (comprising England, Wale and Scotland) and the Northern Part of the Irish Island. Britain is always used to describe the entire United Kingdom. The capital of the United Kingdom is London. London is one of the world's leading commercial, financial and cultural centres. Other cities in the United Kingdom are Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Belfast, Glasgow and Cardiff. London has a population of 8.136 million people according to the census conducted in 2011. There are many famous, iconic and attractive attractions available in the city of London.
London City Airport is one of the international airport available and serving for London. The London City Airport is located in the Royal Docks in the London Borough of Newham. The London City Airport is also located 11 km East of London City. London City Airport has only one runway with 1,500 m long. This airport can handle an aircraft as big as Airbus A318 only. In 2017, this London City Airport served over 4.5 million passengers. London City Airport is the fifth busiest airport in term of passengers while it is the 14th busiest airport in the whole United Kingdom. There is no direct flight available from Singapore to London City Airport. From the Changi Airport, you can board any flights available such as KLM, Swiss Air and Singapore Airlines to get to London.
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The peak and busiest times of London are in January followed by September and October. Hotel prices, as well as flight tickets, will be higher than any other months. However, you can still get great deals if you book a flight or accommodation ticket earlier. The lesser month with travellers is in December. You can get cheap flight tickets and hotels if you are visiting London that month.
The warmest time of the year in London is usually in the mid of July where the temperature is 24.3 °C while the temperatures are rarely dropping below 15 °C at night. The average temperature in London during winter is around 9.8 °C. You can visit London to celebrate New Year's Eve together with the locals. Many other festivals can be celebrated here in London.
1. Tower Bridge – is a suspension bridge in London. This iconic bridge is built between 1886 and 1894. The bridge crosses the River Thames to the Tower of London. Some people have mistaken for London Bridge with this Tower Bridge. The London Bridge was located 0.80 km from this Tower Bridge. The public can access the bridge deck free of charge. It is accessible for both pedestrians and vehicle. However, the high-level walkways at this Tower Bridge require an entrance fee. The Tower Bridge has a length of 244 m with 64 m height.
2. Coca Cola London Eye – the Coca Cola London Eye or also known as the London Eye is a ferries wheel located on the South Bank of the River Thames. The London Eye is the tallest ferries wheel in Europe. This cantilevered observation wheel is one of the most visited attractions in London with over 3.75 million visitors annually. The London Eye also one of the famous paid attraction in the United Kingdom. You definitely need to visit this Coca Cola London Eye. The entrance fee for adult is around SGD 47.80 while the entrance fee for children is around SGD 38.
3. Big Ben – it is one of the most iconic structures in London. Tourist will always visit this Big Ben while they are in London. So, do not miss the opportunity to visit Big Ben while you are in London. Big Ben is the nickname for the Grand Bell of the clock. It is located at the North end of the Palace of Westminster in London.