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An area of London I didn't know before - well worth a stroll around

I was staying nearby at the Citizen M hotel near Tower Hill and used my free Saturday to do some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eyekaytoo
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Leverkusen, Germany
World class

Ancient Londoners (over age 70) remember when this area was a barren wasteland. Now it’s a world... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Alan F
,
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying nearby at the Citizen M hotel near Tower Hill and used my free Saturday to do some real exploration of a part of London I didn't really know before. Having crossed the river on the Southwark bridge I then walked west as...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Ancient Londoners (over age 70) remember when this area was a barren wasteland. Now it’s a world class tourist attraction of theatres, pubs, museums and activities second to none. You can spend the whole day here walking the river or just enjoy one special attraction...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

One of the most central neighborhoods of London.Here you can find some nice attraction points like Tate Modern,Borough Market-a wonderful street market,Millenium Bridge,The Clink Prison Museum,Southwark Cathedral and other.Also there are lot of restaurants and pubs.A area with a lot of things to do.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a fascinating bankside walk with lots of traders Great atmosphere, really enjoyed it Lots of different things to see

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We always stay near bankside when in London as it's a great central spot to base a visit from! Loads to do and see

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Great to walk along the Bankside. Lots of traders for food and beer. Great Atmosphere especially in the evening.

Thank sharon m
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Bankside is located on the southern side of the River Thames and east of Blackfriars Bridge. This is one of the oldest part of London and it is also one of its most vibrant area with a mix of cultures, foodie delights, attractions and architecture....More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

One of my favourite London walks. So much to see and do. Perfect for all the family including:Southwark Cathedral; Golden Hind; The Globe Theatre; The Clink; Tate Modern; Millennium Bridge and over to St Paul's Cathedral. You could spend all day in the area. Lots...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Bankside is the southern part of the Thames stretching between the Blackfriars bridge walking west towards London Bridge and although it could be rather busy at the weekend on a warm day, it is still busy with tourists on a daily basis. Lots of kids...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Loads of pubs cafes and restaurants along bankside especially by the globe theatre. Great to walk alongside the thames

Thank HatterWilko
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Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
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