London’s South Bank – Self Guided Tour

England, London Guide (B): London’s South Bank – Self Guided Tour

South Bank is a must when you visit London. It’s an ever-changing and always lively cultural hub and one of London’s loveliest areas by the riverside. South Bank is the place to go for a concert, a film or a theatre show, but you can also just stroll along the river for a couple of hours, preferably on a sunny day.

If you go there on Saturday or Sunday, expect a lot of people, but somehow it never feels overcrowded like Oxford Street or Leicester Square. There’s a lot of creative energy in South Bank, and at the same time the River Thames gives it a very relaxing vibe. This self-guided walking tour takes you from west to east: from London Eye to Shakespeare’s Globe.

This giant, iconic Ferris wheel is a familiar symbol of London. Launched in 2000, it has been a seriously popular attraction ever since. When you ride it you can see up to 40 km away. Across the Thames river you’ll see more London icons: Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

If you’re into photography or learning to use a camera, you’ll notice this part of London offers some amazing opportunities to practice your photography skills. Unsurprisingly, there are quite a few guided photography tours of South Bank. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: London’s South Bank – Self Guided Tour
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tal Hayoun
Read it on author's website: http://brightnomad.net/london-south-bank-self-guided-tour/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • London Eye
  • Jubilee Gardens
  • the ramp
  • Southbank Centre
  • Nelson Mandela statue
  • Skate Space
  • South Bank Book Market
  • National Theatre
  • Gabriel’s Wharf
  • Bernie Spain Gardens
  • OXO Tower Wharf
  • Blackfriars Bridge Underpass
  • Tate Modern
  • Millennium Bridge
  • Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

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