The Rough Guide to London

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The Rough Guide to London is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most exciting cities. In full color throughout and with dozens of photos to illustrate London's great buildings, iconic landmarks, and distinctive neighborhoods, this updated guidebook will show you the best the city has to offer, from Olympic Park to markets and museums, gourmet restaurants, and hidden pubs.

London has something for everyone — art galleries and shopping arcades, spacious parks and ...

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Overview

The Rough Guide to London is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most exciting cities. In full color throughout and with dozens of photos to illustrate London's great buildings, iconic landmarks, and distinctive neighborhoods, this updated guidebook will show you the best the city has to offer, from Olympic Park to markets and museums, gourmet restaurants, and hidden pubs.

London has something for everyone — art galleries and shopping arcades, spacious parks and grand palaces — and The Rough Guide to London uncovers it all. Detailed color maps for each neighborhood, plus a tube map and practical information on all the essentials, make getting around easy. With chapters dedicated to the best hotels, restaurants and cafés, pubs and bars, live music and clubs, shops, theater, kids' activities, and more, you'll be sure to make the most of your time in the city with The Rough Guide to London.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781409337836
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/20/2014
  • Series: Rough Guide to... Series
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 291,051
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 12.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Rob Humphreys has written for Rough Guides since 1989. He has travelled extensively, writing Rough Guides to Prague, Vienna, the Czech and Slovak Republics and St Petersburg. Rob is also the co-author of the Rough Guides to Scotland and Scottish Highlands & Islands.

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Table of Contents

Colour section     1
Introduction     4
What to see     6
When to go     10
Things not to miss     11
Basics     17
Guide     37
Trafalgar Square     39
Whitehall and Westminster     56
St James's     82
Mayfair     94
Marylebone     107
Soho and Fitzrovia     115
The British Museum     129
Bloomsbury     145
Covent Garden and the Strand     160
Holborn and the Inns of Court     176
Clerkenwell and Hoxton     184
The City     196
The Tower of London and around     229
The East End     240
Docklands     255
The South Bank     265
Southwark     276
Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens     294
South Kensington, Knightsbridge and Chelsea     306
High Street Kensington to Notting Hill     335
North London: Camden, Regent's Park, Hampstead and beyond     345
Southeast London: Brixton to Greenwich and beyond     384
Out West: Hammersmith to Hampton Court     409
Windsor andEton     439
Listings     447
Accommodation     449
Cafes and snacks     464
Restaurants     475
Pubs and bars     485
Live music and clubs     503
Lesbian and gay London     511
Classical music, opera and dance     524
Theatre, comedy and cinema     531
Galleries     538
Shops and markets     543
Sport     565
Festivals and special events     575
Kids' London     581
Contexts     589
Travel store     631
Small print & Index     635
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