The City is the oldest and smallest part of
Its area is 2, 6 sq. km. Over 800,000
people work in its banks and offices, because the City is the financial and
business centre of the London U.K.
The name "West End" is associated with wealth, luxury and goods of high quality. It is the main shopping and entertainment centre of
The West End is famous for its parks ( Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St. James Park) and historical palaces ( Buckingham Palace which is the Queen's official residence, the Palace of Westminster which is the seat of Parliament, etc)
There are over 30 theatres, several concert halls ( the Albert Hall is the most famous of them), many museums including the
and the best art
galleries ( the National Gallery is one of the best known of them). British
The East End is not very attractive in appearance, but it is very important for commerce. The
East End markets are
famous throughout the world. Now this
is becoming more good-looking because
of the introduction of new industries and very expensive housing. London
Many foreigners have соmе to the East End to find work there and brought new skills and started new industries.