"You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London," wrote the diarist Samuel Johnson in the 18th century.
"No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."
But how well do you really know England’s capital?
Our 15-question true-or-false quiz will test your knowledge with some seriously strange "facts" about London - some of which are real, and some of which are false.
It starts off fairly easy, with some well-known tourist trivia about the capital and some fairly obvious fake ones.
But stick with it, and it gets tougher and tougher. Do you have "The Knowledge" when it comes to London? Try our quiz to find out!
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