The boroughs of Greater London
Greater London is divided into 32 London Boroughs, each governed by a London Borough council. The City of London has a unique government dating back to the 12th century and is separate from the county of Greater London, although is still part of the region served by the Greater London Authority.
One of the famous boroughs of Greater London is the City of London, home to the Tower of London and the United Kingdom’s financial trade. Over 500,000 people work in the financial hub on a daily basis. There are lo over 200 pubs packed into this tiny area.
The City of Westminster covers famous places such as Paddington, Marble Arch, Mayfair, Soho, Covent Garden, Belgravia, Westminster and Victoria. Here you will find the largest parks of central London including Regent’s Park, Hyde Park and Green Park as well as the vast majority classic landmarks of London including Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden Piazza, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Whitehall and Buckingham Palace.
The chic district of Kensington and Chelsea invites you to visit many of its famous museums for free, among them are Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Design Museum and V&A Museum.
Tower Hamlets, which also houses the trendy Shoreditch area, is one of the most diverse boroughs in London. Step out of the tube at Whitechapel to be enveloped by the aromas of Whitechapel Market and exotic textiles, clothing and knick-knacks.