Founded by the Romans in AD50 and home to some of Britain's best-loved attractions, London city includes Tower Bridge, The Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral.
The City of London is based on the original Roman town of Londinium, founded in around AD50. The City's boundaries have remained almost constant since the Middle Ages and it is often called The Square Mile, as it is almost exactly one square mile (2.6 square kilometres) in area.
Today the City of London is roughly bordered by Liverpool Street, Tower Hill, Blackfriars and Barbican Tube stations.
Geographically, The City sits in the heart of London, a short walk from the West End, historic Southwark, the South Bank, and Brick Lane.
Travel to the City of London by Train
The Stansted Express train from Stansted Airport drops visitors at Liverpool Street station, right in the heart of London city's business district.
From Liverpool Street station you can also catch trains to other destinations around the UK such as Norwich, Ipswich and Cambridge.