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The London Explorer Condon Explore CAMDEN TOWN e CAMDEN TOWN CRESENT e MORNINGTON LITTLE VENICE SPITALFIELDS e MAIDA VALE e WARWICK AVENUE e ALDGATE EAST Main attractions: Camden Market - The Stables market The Roundhouse - Camden Lock Village KOKO - The World's End pub Recommended culinary experience: African beans and rice from the Lock Market beside the canal Did you know.. Famous former Camden residents include Amy Winehouse, Charles Dickens, Mary Shelley, George Orwell and Dylan Thomas Main attractions: Old Spitalfields Market - Brick Lane Petticoat Lane market - The Ten Bells pub Recommended culinary experience: A spicy Indian curry from one of the restaurants on Brick Lane Main attractions: Regent's Canal walkway - Canal Café Theatre Waterside cafés - Waterbus to London Zoo Recommended culinary experience: A fresh pasta dish from one of the various local waterside eateries Did you know.. William Friese-Greene, the pioneer of cinematography, lived at 136 Maida Vale from 1888-1891, and shot the world's first n at this address Did you know.. The name Spitalfields comes from the term "hospital fields"., referring to the open land beyond the hospital which used to stand at Bishopsgate movie film NOTTING HILL e NOTTING HILL PARK GREENWICH e NORTH GREENWICH Main attractions: Main attractions: Portobello Road market The Electric Cinema - Westbourne Grove cafés Antique dealers Recommended culinary experience: Gourmet burgers, at one of the many gastro pubs off Portobello Road Did you know.. Portobello Road was named after Puerto Bello, a port in Mexico, in commemoration of its capture by the British Navy in 1739 Greenwich Meridian Line - Royal Observatory Greenwich Park - The Old Royal Navy College Cutty Sark tea clipper Recommended culinary experience: Beer-battered fish and chips at one of the old local pubs Did you know. During construction of Greenwich Hospital (now the Old Royal Navy College) Queen Mary Il ordered that the buildings be split into two, to preserve her view of the river CENTRAL LONDON WEST END e LEICESTER SQUARE e PICCADILLY CIRCUS SOUTHWARK/BERMONDSEY e SOUTHWARK e LONDON BRIDGE SOUTH BANK e WATERLOO Main attractions: Piccadilly Circus - Regent's Street shopping Soho - Theatres - Chinatown Recommended culinary experience: Crispy duck pancakes from Chinatown Did you know.. The Savoy Theatre on the Strand was the first theatre to be lit by electric lights. These were cleaner than gas lamps and made the stage area cooler for performers Main attractions: Royal Festival Hall - South Bank Centre Tate Modern - London Eye BFI Southbank - Shakespeare's Globe Waterloo Bridge book market London Film Museum Main attractions: Borough Market - The Shard - Potters Field Park City Hall - Design Museum Bermondsey Street cafés - Clink Prison museum Recommended culinary experience: Cheese and bread from Borough market, eaten al fresco Did you know.. The George Inn, off Borough High Street, is London's only surviving galleried coaching inn. Shakespeare and Dickens drank there Recommended culinary experience: Turkish wraps from the Real Food Market behind the South Bank Centre Did you know. The empty undercroft beneath the South Bank Centre was adopted by the skateboarding community in the early 70s and is still used as a skate park Romantic A Peaceful Family-friendly Visitors to London tend to think of the city in terms of its sights and attractions, while commuters often see it as a grid of tube lines and bus routes. One way to really get to know London, though, is through its varied personalities. This infographic looks at the traits of some of the city's most distinctive areas - big and small, famous and obscure - all of which are well Scenic * Alternative A Creative O Touristy O Diverse J Musical Cultural O Flamboyant H Historic Classy worth exploring.

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Has all the sporting action in London recently been inspiring you to take a trip to our capital city? Or perhaps you're a regular visitor and just fancy doing something new? As a city of over seven mi...



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