London, The Capital
of England
Popular travel destinations around the globe

London, The Capital of England

London evokes a spirit of history, cosmopolitanism, old world appeal and multiculturalism. Rent a car in London from CRX to visit well-known sites, like the Tower of London (and occasional home to royalty as well prisoners), Big Ben, and Westminster Abby, another place that is steeped in history. Great concerts can be seen at the Royal Albert Hall, a tall circular theater that provides good views for many patrons.

The Thames River divides the city in half by twisting through central London. After renting a car in London from CRX, make sure you have a map of all the streets and Bridges. Barges on the river were an old means of transport, as an alternative to horses and buggies.

Lying east of the Circle Line in the East End is Ealing Studios, famous for housing the acting talents of Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Sid James, Stanley Holloway and Peter Sellers. North London also contains interesting innercity areas like Islington and Camden Town. South London is a conglomeration of graffiti-ridden suburbs like Brixton, which have vibrant subcultures of their own.

London's main airport is Heathrow International. It has four terminals, services over 90 airlines, and caters to approximately 63 million passengers annually. Want to know more about Heathrow? Find London and Heathrow airport (LHR) car rentals here.