London - Capital of The UK

Culture

London is well-known for its museums, art galleries and concert halls.

The British Museum is one of the oldest and largest museums in the world. It contains over seven million artifacts from all continents, cultures and civilizations.

The National Gallery, situated near Trafalgar Square, is home to a great selection of European paintings. Tate Gallery has works of British and modern art.

London's theatres perform works of Shakespeare and other great dramatists. The Royal Opera House at Covent Garden is host to performances of London's big orchestras

Main entrance of the British Museum
Image: Ham

Tate Modern viewed from Thames Pleasure Boat
Image: Christine Matthews / Tate Modern viewed from Thames Pleasure Boat / CC BY-SA 2.0