The London Museum to The Bank Of England
This London City map and guide takes you around the part of London known as the City. This is both the financial hub and the oldest part of London.
Although heavily bombed in the Second World War the city of London held onto many historical buildings such as St. Pauls cathedral and the Tower of London.
A fascinating part of London, packed with history and architectural splendour. This London city guide will highlight the must see places as well as spots to relax in.
Museums in the London City Map area
Bank of England Museum (Bartholomew lane)
Museum of London (150 London Wall)
Clock makers Museum (Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, EC2V 7HH)
Museum of Methodism (49 City Road)
Museum Order of St. John
Islington museum (245 St. John Street)
St. Bartholomews Hospital Museum (West Smithfield, EC1A 7BE)
Tower of London - (Tower Bridge Road)
Mar to Oct
April - Sept 10.00 - 18.30
Leadenhall Market - (Gracechurch St)
This fantastic market was designed in 1881. It's incredibly decorative interior has made the market an attraction for visitors.
The market space is open 24 hour a day. The shops have their own opening times.
Shopping, eating, drinking.
Guildhall - (Gresham St.)
medieval Grade I listed building which now holds lavish banquets to visiting Heads of State and royal occasions.
The building is not open to the public.
St. Pauls Cathedral
Built by Sir Christopher wren in the late 17th century. It is one of the most identifiably buildings on the London skyline with it's dome being instantly recognizable.
Open: Mon to Sat 8.30 - 16.30
The Gherkin - (No.30 St. Mary Axe)
The Swiss Re Building is informally known to Londoners as the Gherkin due to its unusual shape. It was built on the site of the world famous Baltic Exchange (global marketplace for shipping sales and information) which was destroyed by a IRA bomb in 1992.
Although not open to the public it is well worth a visit for its architectural beauty and is a landmark in the London City map area.
Bunhill Fields - Former Dissenters' burial ground. Now a park and a quiet place to dit and contemplate or have your lunch. Famous graves include William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe.
I wanted to add this to the London City Map because it is one of my favorite get away from it all places in the center of London. A real little gem of a secret.
open: Oct to Mar Weekdays 7.30am to 4.00pm (til 7pm summer), W/E 9.30am to 4.00pm (7pm summer)
The Barbican centre is right in the center of the City of London. It was built in the 1970's and was held up as the future for housing and entertainment building.
It is a major center for entertainment including:
Exhibitions, theatre, film, concerts and a host of other live performances.
The Monument (Monument Street)
Opening Times: Daily: 9.30 - 17.30
The Monument was built to commemorate the Great Fire of London and is only 202 feet from the actual spot in pudding Lane where the fire is believed to have started.
It is 202 feet high and is the oldest stone column in the world.
All Hallows by The Tower - Byward Street
Open daily with restrictions during services.
Founded in 675 AD this makes this the oldest church in the City of London.
Proud Cabaret - Fine Dining, Fabulous Burlesque - (1 Mark Lane)
White Cube - Art Gallery - (48 Hoxton Square)
The Lamb Tavern - Bar, Restaurant - (10-12 Leadenhall Market)
George and Vulture - English Restaurant - (3 Castle Ct City of London)
Tucked down a little side alley in the middle of the City of London, it is like going back in time. Chop house style food.
Northbank Restaurant & Bar - (Millennium Bridge 1 Paul's Walk) £££ - Looks across the river towards Tate Modern.
London Wall Bar & Kitchen - English Restaurant - (150 London Wall) ££
The London city map area is packed with eating places to suit all pockets, from cheap little cafes to really lovely top of the range restaurants.
Royal Exchange (Threadneedle street)
Luxury Stores and Restaurants in a truly stunning setting. Situated inside the old Royal Exchange building in the heart of Londons historic Financial district.
Paternoster Square - (next to St. Pauls Cathedral)
A stylish new shopping destination set amongst some of the worlds most influential companies.
One New Change Shopping Centre (1 New Change) - Open 7 days a week
5 Threadneedles Street,
Luxury Hotel in the center of the City of London.
The Montcalm at the Brewery London City
52 Chiswell Street
Boutique hotel offering a great choice of luxury.
30 Queen Street
Apec City of London Hotel
1 Seething Lane,
Close to Tower Bridge
Citadines London Barbican
7-21 Goswell Road,
Luxury serviced residence close to the Museum of London and the Barbican Centre.
These are the tube stations in the London City Map area.
Barbican - Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and city Lines
Liverpool Street - Central, Circle, Northern, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and city Lines
Bank - Central, Northern and Waterloo and City Lines
Mansion House - District and Circler Lines
St Pauls - Central Line
Cannon Street - Circle and District Lines
Monument - Circle and District lines
Tower Hill - Circle and District Lines
Aldgate - Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and city Lines
Old Street - Northern Line
Angel - Northern Line
Farringdon - Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and city Lines
Moorgate - Circle, Northern, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and city Lines
London Blackfriers - Circle and District Lines
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