eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756691176
  • ISBN-13: 9780756691172
  • DDC: 914.21204
  • 448 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

For things to do and see visitors to London are spoiled for choice. Whether you are in London for a long trip or a quick taste of the city the Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to make the most of your time. You will find suggestions on what to see, how to get about and where to eat and stay. Annually revised and updated and with beautiful new full-color photos, illustrations, and maps, this guide includes information on local customs, currency, medical services, and transportation, as well as a new pull-out map with detailed sheet maps and useful transportation information. Consistently chosen over the competition in national consumer market research. The best keeps getting better!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing London.
2: Four Great Days in London.
3: Putting London on the Map.
4: Central London.
5: The History of London.
6: Roman London.
7: Medieval London.
8: Elizabethan London.
9: Restoration London.
10: Georgian London.
11: Victorian London.
12: London between the World Wars.
13: Postwar London.
14: Kings and Queens in London.
15: London at a Glance.
16: Remarkable Londoners.
17: London’s Best: Museums and Galleries.
18: Exploring Museums and Galleries.
19: London’s Best: Churches.
20: Exploring Churches.
21: London’s Best: Parks and Gardens.
22: Exploring Parks and Gardens.
23: London’s Best: Ceremonies.
24: Attending London’s Ceremonies.
25: London through the Year.
26: A River View of London.
27: London Area by Area.
28: Whitehall and Westminster.
29: Piccadilly and St. James’s.
30: Soho and Trafalgar Square.
31: Covent Garden and the Strand.
32: Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia.
33: Holborn & the Inns of Court.
34: The City.
35: Smithfield and Spitalfields.
36: Southwark and Bankside.
37: South Bank.
38: Chelsea.
39: South Kensington and Knightsbridge.
40: Kensington and Holland Park.
41: Regent’s Park and Marylebone.
42: Hampstead.
43: Greenwich and Blackheath.
44: Farther Afield.
45: Six Guided Walks.
46: A Two-Hour Walk along the Regent’s Canal.
47: A Three-Hour Walk in Chelsea and Battersea.
48: A 90-Minute Walk around Richmond and Kew.
49: A Two-Hour Walk through Mayfair to Belgravia.
50: A 90-Minute Walk along the South Bank.
51: A Two-Hour Walk around Notting Hill.
52: Travelers’ Needs.
53: Where to Stay.
54: Choosing a Hotel.
55: Restaurants and Pubs.
56: The Flavors of London.
57: Choosing a Restaurant.
58: Light Meals and Snacks.
59: London Pubs and Bars.
60: Shops and Markets.
61: London’s Best: Shopping Streets and Markets.
62: Clothes.
63: Specialist Stores.
64: Gifts and Souvenirs.
65: Art and Antiques.
66: Markets.
67: Entertainment in London.
68: London’s Theaters.
69: Movie Theaters.
70: Opera, Classical, and Contemporary Music.
71: Dance.
72: Rock, Pop, Jazz, Reggae, and World Music.
73: Clubs.
74: Sports.
75: Children’s London.
76: Survival Guide.
77: Practical Information.
78: Personal Security and Health.
79: Banking and Local Currency.
80: Communication and Media.
81: Getting to London.
82: Arriving by Air.
83: Getting Around London.
84: Traveling by Underground.
85: Traveling by Bus and Boat.
86: Traveling by Train.
87: Traveling by Taxi.
88: Street Finder.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.