London is old. If you mark Londinium as the official beginning of the city, it’s nearly 2000 years old. Take into account the Mesolithic and Bronze Age structures near Vauxhall Bridge, and it’s thousands of years older than that.
With so much history, you’re thinking there’s no way you can see it all. But I have an itinerary that will let you pack in over 2000 years of history in just one day!
Here are nine places that show how London became the city it is today.