London is considered to be one of the world's most important global cities and has been called the world's most powerful, most desirable, most influential, most visited, most expensive, innovative, sustainable, most investment-friendly, and most-popular-for-work city. London exerts a considerable impact upon the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. London ranks 26th out of 300 major cities for economic performance. It is one of the largest financial centres and has either the fifth or the sixth largest metropolitan area GDP. It is the most-visited city as measured by international arrivals and has the busiest city airport system as measured by passenger traffic.
London has a diverse range of people and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken in the region. Its estimated mid-2018 municipal population (corresponding to Greater London) was 8,908,081, the third most populous of any city in Europe and accounts for 13.4% of the UK population London's urban area is the third most populous in Europe, after Moscow and Paris, with 9,787,426 inhabitants at the 2011 census. The London commuter belt is the most populous in Europe with 14,040,163 inhabitants in 2016. Prior to Brexit, London had been the largest city in the EU.
London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret's Church; and the historic settlement in Greenwich where the Royal Observatory, Greenwichdefines the Prime Meridian (0° longitude) and Greenwich Mean Time. Other landmarks include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and The Shard. London has numerous museums, galleries, libraries and sporting events. These include the British Museum, National Gallery, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, British Library and West End theatres. The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world.
Hilton London Metropole
The Hilton London Metropole is known as one of the largest conference hotels in Europe.
Offering superb transportation links, Hilton London Metropole is located just 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport via the Heathrow Express at Paddington Station, and 10 minutes from the Eurostar terminal at St Pancras International Station. Marylebone and Euston train stations are also easily accessible.
The hotel is only a 2-minute walk from the Edgware Road stations serving the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo underground lines. Various bus stops near the hotel also serve numerous bus routes, which provide easy access to other Central London locations and the surrounding areas. Situated just outside the Congestion Charge zone with easy access to the city, the hotel also boasts car parking facilities for up to 172 vehicles.
Discover the liveliest bars, restaurants in the nearby West End. Hilton London Metropole is also just 10 minutes from many of London’s major shopping areas, including Oxford Street, Westfield London Shopping Centre, Regent Street, Bond Street and Knightsbridge.
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How to reach the congress center?
The Hilton London Metropole is located just 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport via the Heathrow Express at Paddington Station, and 10 minutes from the Eurostar terminal at St Pancras International Station. Marylebone and Euston train stations are also easily accessible.