The City of Londonis the historic heartof the city ofLondon,encompassingwithin it'sperimeter The Wallof London, an ancient wallsurroundingthe former Roman city ofLondinium.Thisisalso the smallestadministrative districtsof Greater London.
The Cityincludestwo areas: The Inner Templeand The Middle Temple.Itis now a majorEuropean business district and concentrates theheadquarters of manybanks,insurance companies andlarge multinationals. The London Stock Exxchange is thefirstfinancial marketin the world, before New York andTokyo.
Whilethe City still houses prestigiousLondon attractionslikethe Saint Paul Cathedral, it's most noticeable landmarks are the skyscrapersbuiltin recent years. Many moreofthese towers thatare currently being erectedwilllargely contribute tochangethe architectural feelof the placein the coming years.