By Paul V. Murphy
Observe the essence of 1 of the world's really nice towns with AAA crucial London. get pleasure from a guided travel of the Tower of London or Wesminster Abbey - the coronation web site of British Royalty and the resting position of many mythical figures. if you are prepared for a holiday, cease in at an area pub or try out Harrod's nutrients corridor, the last word shrine for the meals fanatic.
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The abbey’s tour de force lies at its easternmost point; Henry VII’s Lady Chapel, built between 1503 and 1519, with its sublime fan-vaulting. In the south transept is the famous Poets’ Corner where many celebrated writers, musicians and artists are honoured. Try to see the beautiful abbey precinct that includes the cloisters, the Westminster Abbey Museum (with contemporary royal wax effigies), the Chapter House and the Pyx (‘money chest’) Chamber with its medieval tiled floor. Map Reference 11D Dean’s Yard, Broad Sanctuary Abbey 020 7654 4900 Cloisters daily 8–6; abbey Mon–Fri 9:30–1:30, Sat 9:30–1:30.
Old Barrack Yard, Wilton Row Jerusalem Tavern Built in 1720, this traditional pub serves excellent food and beer. 55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell The Lamb Dickens reputedly enjoyed a drink here. Unspoiled Victorian gem serving good food and beer. 94 Lamb’s Conduit Street Lamb and Flag The oldest pub in Covent Garden, with plenty of character, simple but tasty food and a good selection of beers. 33 Rose Street, Covent Garden Red Lion This classic, with its mahogany bar and cut-glass mirrors, dates back to 1821.
Lord Mayor’s Show (second Saturday in November): London’s 800-year-old street parade, from Mansion House to the Royal Courts of Justice. Fireworks at 5pm. Christmas Lights (mid-November to early January): Regent Street and Oxford Street glow with the latest festive creations. Getting there BY AIR There are direct flights to London from all over the world. London has two main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, with smaller airports at Luton, Stansted and London City (Docklands). There are train links to Paris and Brussels, and good road links to the Channel ports.
AAA Essential London by Paul V. Murphy