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Tne second city most admired in the world according to the top is London. The sights of London are truly special, extremely numerous and interesting, and this may be the reason why tourists would choose to spend a few days in the British capital.

London is an expensive city and the entrance to some tourist attractions  is quite expensive but there are also  sights with free entrance. From modern landmarks such as Lodon Eye, the famous London Eye, up to ancient attractions like the Tower of London, the UK capital has an offer  of attractions that can keep the most demanding tourists busy. Depending on the time available, the sights of London can be visited on foot or using the transport network extremely well set to succeed  for those who want to go sightseeing.


London has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most expensive cities in the world too. However, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations and one of the most admired cities in the world. This is probably due to the fact that the city on the Thames has something to offer for every tourist, regardless of budget. From its beginnings as a mere fleeting Roman  passing over the  Thames up to the status that  now occupies among the largest and  the most important cities in the world, London has been through a lot. There were attacks of Vikings, Saxons and Normans of several devastating fires or civil wars. Evidence of its rich history is found everywhere. From the remains of the walls built by the Roman Empire which is  still visible in the financial district and to the Tower of London, from the streets of the medieval to museums Victorian Georgian when Britain was a colonial  giant empire, all remember London's  history full of dynamism.

Today, London is a cosmopolitan city where 300 different languages are spoken. The city is the center of Britain and an important global financial center. London is a magnet for actors, artists and designers but also a city that sets trends in art, architecture, fashion, design and technology. In the last 20 years, London even became one of the culinary capitals of the world.

Others The Most Admired Cities in the World .

Paris was named the most admired city in the world following a survey based on answers given according to six criteria, including reputation, location and culture.
Analysts from Anholt City Brands Index-GkK  did over 5,100 interviews conducted worldwide.
Residents from 50 cities of  China, India, South Korea, Australia, United States, Brazil, Russia, France, Germany and the UK have responded to a questionnaire  choosing the most admired cities from 50 cities, according to six criteria : international reputation, place (transport, location), culture conditions (housing and public facilities), people (conviviality, safety and cultural diversity), educational and economic potential.
  The result, published on 20 January 2016 was that the City of Lights was ranked  the first, displacing London.
In previous ranking conducted in 2013, Paris  was ranked third, notes agerpres.
The study - which results are published every two years - was conducted in September 2015 shortly before the attacks of 13 November, but a few months after  January.
  An admired City does not mean necessarily be  visited.
"The attacks did not significantly change our lasting perception of the city," said Simon Anholt, creator standings, even though foreign tourists have not thought lately to visit soon Paris because the terms "state of emergency" and "conflict" are still present in their minds.
"The attacks do not change the reasons why tourists admire the beauty, attractions and cultural life of the city", concludes Anholt.
  The ranking of the 10 cities most admired  in the world admired, conducted by City Brands Index, comprises sequentially  the cities: Paris, London, New York, Sydney, Los Angeles, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam, Melbourne and Washington DC.

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London - Stunning city
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