London is the capital and the largest city of the United Kingdom. London is a city of contrasts. It is full of crazy novelties, and yet age-long ceremonies give it its peculiar English character which makes it different from all continental capitals
City of Westminster is a inner borough of London. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames at the heart of London’s West End. It includes many historic landmarks and tourist attractions: the Palace of Westminster (the Houses of Parliament) , Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral
Westminster Palace also called “The houses of Parliament” is the seat of the Government
The English Parliament is a very old institution; it is the oldest in the world
England’s first constitutional document, the Magna Charta, was signed by King John Lackland in the 1215
For the English democracy is almost an attitude of mind informing even their everyday life. Democracy means being tolerant and respecting other people’s opinions and feelings
Democracy means treating all men as equals. In England you would say “you” to the Prime Minister or even to her Majesty the Queen, as well as to the man in the street.
Democracy, of course, means having the right to elect one’s own rappresentatives in Parliament
Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the Queen. Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of the sovereigns since 1837 and today is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch.
It is also used for the many official events and receptions held by The Queen. Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms.