London, United Kingdom
This is a souvenir acrylic fridge magnet of United Kingdom, London. London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom, and the largest metropolitan area in the European Union. Located on the River Thames, London is a vibrant modern city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport. London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret's Church; and the historic settlement of Greenwich (in which the Royal Observatory marks the Prime Meridian, 0 longitude, and GMT). Other famous landmarks include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, and The Shard. London is home to numerous museums, galleries, libraries, sporting events and other cultural institutions, including the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, British Library and forty West End theatres.
London Parks And Gardens
The largest parks in the central area of London are three of the Royal Parks, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and Regent's Park. Regent's Park contains London Zoo, the world's oldest scientific zoo. Hyde Park is popular for sports and open-air concerts. Closer to central London are the smaller Royal Parks of Green Park and St. James's Park. A number of large parks lie outside the city centre, including the remaining Royal Parks of Greenwich Park, Bushy Park and Richmond Park (the largest) and Victoria Park. Primrose Hill to the north of Regent's Park is a popular spot to view the city skyline. There are also informal, semi-natural open spaces such as the 320-hectare (790-acre) Hampstead Heath of North London which is a popular location for classical musical concerts by the lake, attracting thousands of people every weekend in the summer for music, scenery and fireworks.