Welcome to 2nd Global Conference on Nursing & Health Care
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London Heathrow Airport,
August 13-15, 2018
The City of London is also known as the Square Mile, the financial district, historic centre and the cultural capital of London. London has a population of 8.6 million and over 10 million visit as tourists every year.
The City of London, known for its historical landmarks, oldest city that boasts four World Heritage Sites: The Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, The Tower of London, Maritime Greenwich and The Royal Botanic Gardens. London is the political, economic and cultural capital of Britain. The city isn't all about history or historic buildings. There are many constructions in past decades, and today many of London's tallest towers can be found, including the Natwest Tower (or National Westminster Tower) which is the tallest skyscraper when it was built in 1980. Another well-known modern building is the Lloyd's of London, St. Mary Axe, recently 20 Fenchurch Street, an eye – catching skyscraper of a 34-story tower with a large sky-garden. Big Ben, The clock inside the tower was the world's largest when it was installed in the middle of the nineteenth century. London's Tower Bridge is one of the most recognizable bridges that crosses the River Thames, and also close to Tower of London. It has become an Ironic Symbol, because of its Victorian Gothic style stems from a law that forced the designers to create a structure that would be in harmony with the nearby Tower of London.
The City of London is the centre of global foreign exchange dealing. Over 40% of all the world’s foreign exchange transactions are made in the City – a total of $2.7 trillion per day!
Reasons to visit London:
• Three of the top ten museums and galleries in the world are in London. There are 857 art galleries in total. The city dominates the UK visual arts sector, as it accounts for more than 30% of the global art market. It is also known as “Free culture”, where one of the few cities in the world, you can see a masterpiece for absolutely nothing
• There are more than 300 languages spoken in London, more than in any other city in the world. London is the sixth biggest French city in the world. 5. Around 37% of the population in London were born outside of the United Kingdom.
• It’s the performing arts capital of the world, where there are more than 17,000 music performances a year across London's 300+ venues, which also includes The O2 Arena - the world's most popular indoor music venue.
• Around 250 festivals take place in London every year. The major festivals include- The Mayor’s Thames Festival and Europe's biggest street festival- The Notting Hill Carnival which attracts near one million people.
• Wilton’s Music Hall in the city is the world’s oldest surviving Music Hall, built in 1743 and stills a living piece of London’s musical history
• London is the world’s greatest literary hub. You will find only in London, World's greatest headline writers
• With over 8.4 million trees, 300,000 gardens and hectares upon hectares of green space, London is pretty much the UN definition of a National Park. London the greenest city because, 40% of the city is green space.
• London is home to some of the world's top universities, such as Imperial College London University College London, King's College London and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). There are an approximately more than 1 lakh 3 thousand international students that are living and learning in the city.