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Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Did You Know Top 10 Cultural Facts of London?

  1. Three of the top ten museums and galleries in the globe are in present in London and 857 art galleries are total in number
  2.       London has four UNESCO world legacy destinations: Tower of London, Maritime Greenwich, Westminster Palace which incorporates Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church and in addition Kew's Royal Botanic Gardens.
  3.   There are more Languages spoken in London than in any other metropolitan in the human race.
  4.   There are more than 17,000 music performances a year across London’s 300+ venues including The O2 arena which is the world’s most admired music site for the last five years running.
  5.   According to GLA/ICM research 84% of Londoners think that the city’s cultural prospect is important in ensuring a high quality of life.
  6.     London has over 170 museums with 11 national museums including the British Museum are the home to thousands of years of culture including the Rosetta stone (196 BC).
  7.    Around 250 festivals take place in London every year including Europe’s biggest street festival, The Notting Hill Carnival, which attracts near one million people.
  8.     The first act of a Punch and Judy show at Covent Garden was recorded in Samuel Pepys’s diary entry for 9 May 1662, and it is believed a similar puppet show has been seen there every year since.
  9.     London presents more live comedy than any other conurbation in the world and also Hosting new talent in the backrooms of pubs to the likes of Ricky Gervais, Chris Rock and Steve Coogan performing in major arenas.
  10.    London dominates the UK visual arts sector, which accounts for 30% of the global art market.

The historians and trekkers of cultural traditions goes in London from various regions of world including Africa by Arik Air Uk flights, most of them are the  witness of such marvelous sights and always show their urge to explore more historical sights of London to get true picture of such magnificent sights.

Arik Airlines is the major mean of transportation from west coast of African territory to UK for the hunters of cultural values and myths.  You can also explore the sights by going there during your vacations and holiday time.

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