Monday, 26 May 2014

Best Places To Visit In London

By Raj Thakkar  |  23:07 No comments

Just like any big city, London is divided into different districts. Each and every area has its own unique flavor and ambiance. From the striking charm of Bloomsbury to the extraordinary energy of Camden Town, there's something for everybody. The good thing about traveling around London is that there are eleven tube stations which service the city. This makes it quite easy and convenient to navigate. In order to avoid running to and fro to various attractions, below is an analysis of some of the best London neighborhoods.

Bloomsbury and Holburn

Bloomsbury and Holburn

     >>Just a few yards from SoHo, Bloomsbury is well-known for British Museum, the University of London and the British Library.
    >>Filled with attractive historic buildings, this is a great place to walk and make contact with the intellectual side of you
   >>This place is also famous for its wide-ranging literary background and also for the Bloomsbury Group. The group was formed in the first half of the twentieth century and comprised of intellectuals, artists, philosophers and influential writers.
   >>Although not an official club, but more of an informal group of friends and similar minds, The Bloomsbury Group comprised of English personalities like Virginia Woolf, E.M. Forster, John Maynard Keynes and Lytton Strachey.

SoHo and the Convent Garden
Convent Garden

    >>Situated near Bloomsbury, this place offers a great culture and nightlife. Once a red-light borough, the current SoHo is more classy than seedy. 
    >>SoHo truly comes to life at night with some of the best theatre, night clubs and music in London. 
     >>During the daytime, you can swing over to the Convent Garden. Also, you can visit the historic landmark, the Royal Opera House. 
     >>No matter which way you choose to go, you will be surrounded by exceptional shops and lots of character.

Greenwich 
Greenwich

       >>Do not pass up the chance to visit this small, but historic packed region. 
      >>Greenwich lies approximately eight miles east of central London and boasts sites such as the Old Royal Observatory. 
    >>This Observatory measures time for the whole planet and it is the center of Greenwich Meridian, that splits the world into two. In fact, you have the opportunity to stand with each foot in each hemisphere!

Knightsbridge 

Knightsbridge
     >>This is one among the most exclusive and pricey areas in London. In case you are looking for classy shopping and dining, look no further. 
    >>Here, you will find the leading stores of Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo as well as two Prada stores. 
     >> The cornerstone of shopping in Knightsbridge is the Harrod's. A trip to London is not complete without visiting this place. 
    >>Harrod's an iconic department store set up in 1824 is more than five acres and one million square feet.

    In case London just had its landmarks, it still would be considered one among the best destinations in the world. Nevertheless, this city offers so much more.There are lots of things to do here. Mixing intriguing history with clubs, chic shopping, events and restaurants, London both embraces the past and makes headway into the future. To understand this better, plan a trip to this place and see what London has in store for you. Apply for Turkish Visa if you need to Transit through Turkey.

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Ruth Anoya

Author: Raj Thakkar

Raj Thakkar is a Blogger (By Choice) from Bhuj.He has completed his B.Tech. CE from Ganpat University. He is addicted to web development.

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