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Sightseeing in City of London

Church
“St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London and is a Grade I listed building. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604”
328 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Not for the faint hearted, climbing all 311 steps and 61 metres of Monument is well worth it for the view. Built between 1671 and 1677, Monument was built to honour all those that died in the Great Fire of London on the 5th September 1666. ”
50 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Golden Hind was an English galleon best known for her privateering circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. She was originally known as Pelican, but was renamed by Drake mid-voyage in 1578, in honour of his patron, Sir Christopher Hatton, whose crest was a golden 'hind' (a female red deer). Hatton was one of the principal sponsors of Drake's world voyage. One full-sized, still sailable reconstruction containing original pieces of the galleon exists in London, on the south bank of the Thames.”
22 locals recommend
Market
“Some Harry Potter scenes were filmed here. Its above a old Roman forum market. Its also very pretty. ”
13 locals recommend
History Museum
““Two Medieval sites that tell the Order's story from 11th-century beginnings to modern day projects.””
11 locals recommend
Building
“The amazing Lloyds Building, designed by Richard Rogers. All the lifts, stairs and pipes are on the outside to save space. The inside of the building is equally amazing! ”
13 locals recommend
Historic Site
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“The best way to start your evening: top of the world! View is amazing in this skyscrapper. It's free to go but you have to book in advance, it's worth it!”
8 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Eat in this covered courtyard in the City. This is the location where Bridget Jones runs through the snow, actually nowhere near her flat in Borough!”
3 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. ”
1 local recommends
General Entertainment
“Great way to visit the city and learn about the ghostly side of London and stroll in the footsteps of the infamous Jack The Ripper. i also recommend a walking tour of the London's Old Jewish Quarter ( city). Check www.walks.com. it is £10 pounds and you learn a lot about London and its rich history.”
2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This beautiful stone column standing in the heart of the City was built in 1677 to commemorate the 1666 Great Fire of London. Climb the 311 steps to its observation gallery. To Sep daily 9.30am-6pm. Adult £4.50; child £2.30. Joint tickets with the Tower Bridge Exhibition available....”
1 local recommends
Bank
“See the old Bank of England building, and take a picture on its iconic steps. ”
17 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A great place to pick up jewellery for a loved one while having lunch or afternoon tea. ”
1 local recommends
Market
1 local recommends
Theater
“Shakespearean theatre where you can view the excavations and learn about the history of the original theatre, and also see plays being performed. It is the Globe theatre's less well-known sibling.”
1 local recommends
Historic Site
“Chic cocktail lounge with large rooftop terrace overlooking Tower Bridge and Tower of London.”
1 local recommends