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South Bank, London

4.6
Get to know the cultural heart of London by wandering the streets of South Bank. Located adjacent to the famous Thames River, the neighborhood features an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, and artistic venues. Stroll down the riverside walk with views of the House of Parliament, or admire fine art at the Hayward Gallery, the largest public art space in the UK. Take your time exploring the many local bars and cafes, or take a cruise down the river for more London sightseeing. Check the neighborhood’s website for a list of upcoming free outdoor festivals and concerts. Plan your visit to South Bank and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our London online trip itinerary planner.
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  • Great area of London. Lots of lovely sights and things to do. Jubilee Gardens, Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, British Film Institute, views of Houses of Parliament, Ministry of Defence, the City...  more »
  • We walked down part of Southbank, from the London Eye to Blackfriar's Bridge. There was plenty to see and do along the way including many restaurants, pop up food and item stalls as well as a book...  more »

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