Welcome to the Visit London Official City Guide 2008 where we celebrate one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. In this guide you will discover 101 reasons to love London, starting with the most important: London may be the capital of the UK, but it is also a capital for the world, with nearly every global culture represented here. The city attracts more than 15 million visitors annually, drawn by the incredible range of attractions: world-class sights, unrivalled shopping, restaurants and entertainment to suit every taste and budget, as well as a wealth of green spaces to enjoy. Read on to find out more about why we love London… “I love exploring London on foot. A detour always reveals something I haven’t seen before” MAARI, CIVIL SERVANT, New Zeland. Your guide to the best of London + tube, bus and street maps.