The Story of London
Home of the double decker bus, red telephone booths, the Tube and street patrolling bobbies, London is today a vibrant, cosmopolitan success story. From its humble beginnings as a cluster of mud shacks called Londinium by the Romans, this city and its peoples have survived it all – war, famine, disease – to build a powerful, glamorous metropolis.
London continues to intrigue us, shock us, surprise us, and reward us all along the way. Learn why historians believe that the most important city in the world is actually . . . London.