10 Facts About London

As Qoolize we are going to be attending Capacity MESSAGING & SMS WORLD in London. It is going to take place on 28-29 June 2022 at Hilton London Bankside. If you are curious about the wonders of London and planning to visit, check out our 10 facts about London.

1. You can know where the Queen is

While the Queen has many royal places to stay, she usually spends her time at Buckingham Palace. When she is at home, the Queen's flag is hoisted and it is reported that she is at home.

2. Legendary Jack the Ripper was never caught

The police were never able to solve this mystery. Authorities and mystery detectives have always suspected a few people. Some of them are the Queen's doctor and Prince Albert.

3. London has four UNESCO world heritage sites: Tower of London, Maritime Greenwich, Westminster Palace & Kew’s Royal Botanic Gardens.

4. It’s Illegal to Fly a Kite in London

No matter where you are in London, kite flying has been prohibited since 1847. Despite being one of the world's top tourist destinations, kite flying has been considered distracting and dangerous.

5. You can visit Sherlock Holmes

One of the most famous addresses in the World. 221B. You can visit the museum from Monday to Sunday between 9:30-6:00 pm.

6. Busiest Shopping Area

Europe’s most visited, longest, and busiest shopping street. You can find almost every brand on Oxford street.

7. Being a Black Cab Driver is the hardest job ever

It takes literally years to be a black cab driver. You have to have training between 2 to 4 years and you have to memorize EVERY street in London. So black cab drivers actually know every street in London.

8. Hyde Park was a hunting ground

Hyde Park is not only a park but a royal one. King Henry the 8th took the place of monks and made it into a royal hunting ground.

9. First Zoo in the World

London Zoo was the World’s first zoo. It was built for scientists to make their research on animals.

10. A Polar bear used to live in the tower

When Henry the 3rd had a Polar bear as a gift, he decided to keep it in the Tower of London.

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