There is a great variety to the architecture of London, although most buildings in the centre of the city were constructed after the Great Fire of 1666.Among the cities many iconic buildings are Buckingham Palace, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower Bridge and the Elizabeth Tower which houses Big Ben.(Born 1888 in Pimlico in London), Theatre There is an English Heritage blue plaque on her house at 109 Ebury Street, London.
(Born 1924 in New Malden in London), Sculpture Caro was a modernist sculptor who found success in the 1950s.
He is also accredited with being the first person to remove the plinth, allowing viewers to be more connected with his work.
(Born 1933 in London in London), Fiction The writer of Christie Malrys Own Double-Entry in 1973, a dystopian meta-fiction about a disalutions man rans his life using the Double-Entry book keeping system.
(Born 1931 in Norwood in London), Art Bridget Riley is a British artist who was born in Norwood, London.
The term Greater London is now used to describe the old city and the surrounding 32 boroughs, which are surrounded by the home counties from where many of the capitals workers commute.
The cities public transport network of buses, overground and underground trains is among the oldest and largest systems in the world and its airports the busiest.The Victoria and Albert Museum has the worlds largest collection of decorative art and design, with exhibits from many countries, including textiles, costumes, furniture, photography, sculpture, ceramics, glass and metalwork.The National Gallery, located in Trafalgar Square, has a collection of thousands of paintings and drawings, from Medieval, to Renaissance and Impressionist.Centuries of decline followed the fall of Rome and invasion by Anglo Saxons, Vikings and Normans.Within the ancient walls of Londinium, the Medieval city of London was later established, which became the capital again and grew into a wealthy trading and financial centre.Visitors to the Museum of London can see exhibits which tell the story of the development of London from prehistory through to the modern day.London is among the worlds most cosmopolitan cities and within it can be found a great diversity of people and cultures from across the globe.During the 50s she moved to America and work in Hollywood.She performed in the Londons West End during the 70s.There are four World Heritage Sites, which are Kew Gardens, the Tower of London, Greenwich and the site of Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster.London has a rich cultural and social life, with many theatres, concert venues, pubs, clubs and parks of various sizes, that provide a venue for a wide range of events as well as a place to relax away from the busy city streets.