One of the most exciting and dynamic world cities, London is an extraordinary megalopolis, packed with both historic and cutting-edge attractions. This concise, full-colour guide has been fully updated by an expert author and tells you everything you need to know about the city's best places to visit, from buzzy Soho and the South Banks theatrical landmarks to Kensington's great museums and the Tower of London. It is packed with beautiful pictures and handy maps help you find your way around. The guide is full of ideas for enjoying this powerhouse capital city, with 10 top attractions in London followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day in the city, as well as the lowdown on shopping, entertainment and nightlife, sports, and activities for children. You'll get the essential background on London's culture as well as carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants and an A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.