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The City and the East End
Now synonymous with global money markets and the Bank of England, the City of London (or Square Mile) is also where London began – the Romans built a wall around it in AD 200, parts of which still survive. The area is brimful of brilliant buildings and history. The vibrant East End has undergone a radical transformation since Jack the Ripper’s time and is now filled with a host of stylish galleries and fun Sunday markets.
Stately and magnificent, St Paul’s Cathedral is one of London’s most famous ...