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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I find it a quite pricey market and with shops that are prentious and not too good tbh it suits young people more »
As I had a lot of time on my hands during my recent visit to London I decided to take a walk along Southbank. I started at the London Eye and walked towards Saint Pauls and ended up at Tate modern... more »
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