Like Britain’s famous agent, James Bond, this neighborhood leads a double life: Soho’s grungy streets are home to clean-cut record shops and fashionable galleries. Crowds flock to this edgy epicenter to experience its sultry past and trendy present. Soho’s red-light roots and beatnik bastions have steadily transformed into hip public houses, all-night coffee shops, and vintage boutiques that welcome the 24-hour clamor of this cobblestoned neighborhood.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
The Beating Heart of London
Chinatown In Soho
The building and neighbourhood is exceptionally quiet and safe, even though it is located right in the heart of vibrant and noisy Soho, central London. All the excitement of the West End, theatres, restaurants, bars, nightclubs museums and the famous Oxford St, Regent St, Mayfair and Bond St shopping areas are within walking distance."
A Different Kind of Theatre in Soho
All major parks and tourist spots are within walking distance including BigBen, Westminster, The London Eye, Covent Garden, etc. Famous Leicester Sq, with its huge screen cinemas is at your door!"
Soho's Sultry Side
All Day and All Night
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Sophie Carr is a London-based freelance travel photographer who specialises in landscapes and cities. Her love of travel has taken her to many far-flung parts of the world, but home will always be London. Brought up near London, she has lived in the city for almost 20 years, and loves to explore its varied neighborhoods. She loved shooting her home city for Airbnb, and hopes her photos will encourage visitors to come to her local neighborhoods.
After living his first twenty something years in the great land of Michigan, Tec Petaja traveled throughout central Asia, lived in Indiana and Hawaii, and finally found a home in Nashville, Tennessee where he currently resides with his wife.