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London Transport Museum, London

Located in Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Museum exploring London's transport system. Originating in the 1920s, the London Transport Museum has housed its collection in various sites across London. The museum moved to Covent Garden in 1980. Explore Victorian tra...

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Covent Garden Market, London

Located in Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Famous shopping area in central London. In medieval England, the area was a kitchen garden or 'convent garden' for the Convent or Abbey of Westminster. After the Dissoultion of the Monasteries, the land was given to the...

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The Royal Opera House

Located in Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Home to 'The Royal Opera' and 'The Royal Ballet'. There have been three theatres on site, the first dating from 1660...

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Covent Garden St Paul's Church, London

Located in Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Church opposite Covent Garden Market in central London. 'This famous Church, designed by Inigo Jones, has stood to the Glory of God and the services of His people since 1633' (source: information board outside church).....

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The Duchess Theatre

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

West End theatre opened in 1929...

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Lyceum Theatre

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Popular West End theatre in central London. Theatre restored in 1996 but dates back to the eighteenth century...

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Novello Theatre

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

West End theatre that opened in 1905. Originally known as the Waldorf Theatre . Renamed on many occasions, most recently in 2005. 'Ivor Novello' was an actor and composer who died in 1951...

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Garrick Theatre, The West End

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Famous London tourist area most noted for its theatres. In general, the 'West End' refers to the area around Covent Garden and Leicester Square where many of London's theatres are based. Can refer to the area to the west...

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The Courtauld Gallery, London

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Part of the Courtauld Institute of Art and self-billed as 'one of the finest small museums in the world'. The collection includes work by Manet and Monet, Van Gogh and Gainsborough. Other galleries in the area include Th...

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Somerset House

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Dating from the late eighteenth century and designed to house public offices (eg tax, navy, surveyors' offices), Somerset house is located by the River Thames in central London. Originally built by the Duke of Somerset i...

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The London School of Economics

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

University specialising in Economics and Political Science. Founded at the end of the nineteenth century. Part of the Univeristy of London. Abbreviated to 'LSE'. Full title is 'The London School of Economics and Politica...

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Garrick Theatre

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Established at the end of the nineteenth century and named after the famous Shakespearean actor David Garrick...

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London St Martin-in-the-Fields Church

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Probably the UK's most well known church. Located in Trafalgar Square next to The National Gallery. Built by James Gibbs in the early 1720s on site of an earlier church. Trafalgar Square was built a century later. Parish...

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National Portrait Gallery

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

The world's first portrait gallery. Opened in 1856 and focused on portraits of famous or important British people . Around the corner is The National Gallery and Trafalgar Square...

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Waterloo Bridge

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Offering some of the finest views of London, Waterloo Bridge spans the River Thames. Westminster Palace World Heritage Site, The London Eye and The South Bank are to the west and City of London and Canary Wharf to the ea...

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The National Gallery

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

One of the world's great art collections. Free entry. Consists of Western European paintings from about 1250 onwards. Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Velazquez, Ingres, Degas, Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso...

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Leicester Square

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Popular central London square and gardens. Packed with cinemas and where most London film premieres take place. Very close to both Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square...

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Trafalgar Square London

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

World famous square in central London by The National Gallery. Originally to be called King William the Fourth's Square. The square commemorates the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar. The role of Admiral Nelson is celebrated by N...

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Playhouse Theatre

Located in City of Westminster, London, England

Less than a mile away.

A West End theatre close to Trafalgar Square. Originally the Royal Avenue Theatre opened towards the end of the nineteenth century. Used by the BBC in the mid-twentieth century...

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Sir John Soane's Museum, London

Located in Camden, London, England

Less than a mile away.

Not as well known as, say, the British Museum but one of London's finest museums. Sir John Soane (1753-1837) was an architect who built up a formidable collection of paintings and objects which were bequeathed to the nat...

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