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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“A stunning collection of 2300 paintings. Free tours everyday at 11:30 and 2:30. Kid-friendly audio tours are available for £1 or can be downloaded in advance. Family audio tours and special weekend events such as story-telling. (2 restaurants) ages: 4+ tube: Charing Cross or Leicester Square. open: Saturday to Thursday 10:00 to 18:00, Friday 10:00 to 21:00 costs: Free”
  • 223 locals recommend
Plaza
“Take train from Ladywell station direct to London Charing Cross station, turn left on Strand and walk for 1 min”
  • 189 locals recommend
Plaza
“Central London is full of a number of museums / art galleries / theatres etc”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Trafalgar Square (/trəˈfælɡər/ trə-FAL-gər) is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars with France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar, Spain. The site of Trafalgar Square had been a significant landmark since the 13th century and originally contained the King's Mews. After George IV moved the mews to Buckingham Palace, the area was redeveloped by John Nash, but progress was slow after his death, and the square did not open until 1844. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Locality
“Something & more for Everyone Links to central within 45 minutes to 1 hour ”
  • 144 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Commissioned by King Edward VII to commemorate Queen Victoria's death, and designed by Sir Aston Webb and completed in 1912, Admiralty Arch stands majestically at the North east end of The Mall. This Grade I listed curved stone building has three arches and links The Mall to Trafalgar Square, adjoining the Old Admiralty Building. A Latin inscription along the top reads: : ANNO : DECIMO : EDWARDI : SEPTIMI : REGIS : : VICTORIÆ : REGINÆ : CIVES : GRATISSIMI : MDCCCCX : (In the tenth year of King Edward VII, to Queen Victoria, from most grateful citizens, 1910) Admiralty Arch plays an important role on ceremonial occasions, with processions such as royal weddings, funerals, coronations and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games passing through the central arch. The outer arches are used for vehicles and pedestrians.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Plaza
“Great place to watch the world go by. Before visiting the galleries and museum. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Route
“Just hang out here are start your London advanture from this spot - head north to the West End or south to Westminster. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“some of the best sushi in London, dont need to book so you can turn up and que. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Nelson's Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square in Central London built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson”
  • 5 locals recommend
Hotel
“This is a little gem. Go to the 6th floor, They will smile at you in reception. There is a bar on the roof. Just have a beer and see London like no other tourist. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“With artists from Van Gogh, Monet and Da Vinci, another must-see place in London. Overlooks trafalgar square, and also a nice view of Big Ben! They have a nice cafe upstairs with beautiful views.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Nelson column is a monument in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, Central London built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The monument was constructed between 1840 and 1843 to a design by William Railton at a cost of £47,000 (equivalent to £4,234,498 in 2016). It is a column of the Corinthian order[1] built from Dartmoor granite. The Craigleith sandstone statue of Nelson is by E.H. Baily, and the four bronze lions on the base, added in 1867, were designed by Sir Edwin Landseer.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Sushi Restaurant
“some of the best sushi in London, dont need to book so you can turn up and que. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Cocktail Bar
“A great hidden spot and possibly one of the best views to have a drink. Gets busy in the evening so make sure you reserve a seat if you can. Early evening round 4/5pm is probably the best time to go. Entrance is via The Trafalgar hotel then you go up the lift to the top floor. Then look for signs to Vista/ Skybar and go up the stairs and ask for a view of trafalgar square. Recommended”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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