Fun Facts about London.

  • What is Big Ben?? Most people have an impression that it's the name of the world famous clock, or perhaps the tower that houses it. Not true! The name actually refers to the 13 ton bell, while the tower is known as St. Stephen's Tower.

  • About 25% of all people today living inLondonwere born in another country.
  • A culturally diverse and multi-ethnic city,Londonis home to people speaking over 300 languages.
  • About sixteen percent of the UK's restaurants are located in London, and there are more Michelin-rated restaurants inLondonthan in any city except for Paris.
  • Each week, the 409 escalators in theLondonsubway cover an astonishing distance: The equivalent of several trips around the globe!
  • The Queen's official residence,Buckingham Palace, was built in 1702 on the site of a notorious brothel!

  • Believe it or not, If London was a country it would be the 8th biggest in Europe.
  • The Houses of Parliament also known as the Palace of Westminster, has over 1,100 rooms, 100 staircases and 3 miles (5 km) of corridors, as well as 19 bars and restaurants.
  • InLondonthe tube route fromLeicester Square to Covenant Gardenis the most populartube routefor tourists despite the fact that it is actually quicker to cover this distance on foot!
  • The English aretea addicts: an Englishman drinks more tea than any person of any other nation (over twenty times more than Americans!).

  • TheLondon Eyeis the tallest observation wheel in the world and each rotation takes about 30 minutes
    Do you know any fun facts about London??

  10 kommentarer p "Fun Facts about London."

Postet av: Becca
det visste jeg ikke! S gy!:D
04.sep.2011, 10:28
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Postet av: Charlotte
S morsomt lese! N fikk jeg veldig lyst til dra til London... Kanskje jeg m prve meg p toget som gr Paris-London? :)
04.sep.2011, 11:20
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Postet av: Little Miss Sunshine
h, Londoooon <3
04.sep.2011, 11:28
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Postet av: Omana
h, n vil jeg til london!
04.sep.2011, 16:03
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Postet av: karoline
du er s heldig som skal flytte dit :-D du fr komme med noen tips til jeg skal dit i hstferien :-D
04.sep.2011, 18:24
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Postet av: AccordingtoTK
Morsomme fakta! Skjnner du gleder deg til reise =)
04.sep.2011, 20:15
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Postet av: Karina
h, fun, fun, fun! Eg har lyst til London i hst og detta ser ut som bloggen eg m flga for finna ut litt meir om London :D.
04.sep.2011, 20:19
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Postet av: thalesunniva - You`ll never shine if you don`t glow!
S kjekt! Jeg skal til London i jul :D
04.sep.2011, 20:20
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Postet av: Helene Skotte.
sv: Takk for kommentar :)

Nei :p
04.sep.2011, 21:37
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Postet av: Luisa
S kult vite :) Fine London!

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