Unknown London: 10 Unusual Sights, Plus a Few Extras

England, London Guide (B): Unknown London: 10 Unusual Sights, Plus a Few Extras

We are all well aware that when visiting huge cities like London we’ll be only able to explore just a small part of them.

But this doesn’t mean that it is not also possible to discover at least some of the lesser known places hidden around those cities; this time we’ll find ten spots definitely not included in any traditional city tour or city guide.

Don’t hesitate, visit St. Martin in the Fields church, an impressive building that’s really worth a visit on its own. Once you are there, it’s time to go to see the rather unique St Martin’s Window.

Its design inspired by the movement of water, the window was constructed by Iranian artist Shirazeh Houshiary in collaboration with architect Pip Horne, and was first displayed in 2008.

You’ll never imagine that this tiny stall, barely distinguishable on the east side of the square, was built in the 19th Century for the police officers to stand inside while monitoring marches and protests going on in Trafalgar square. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Unknown London: 10 Unusual Sights, Plus a Few Extras
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Hugo Huertas
Read it on Author's Website: http://thehugoway.com/unknown-london-10-unusual-sights-plus-a-few-bonus/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St. Martin in the Fields
  • The smallest Police Station
  • John Snow’s water pump
  • Floral Street
  • Samuel Johnson’s Cat
  • St.Dunstan in the East
  • The Whitechapel Bell Foundry
  • Covent Garden
  • The Rolling Bridge
  • The Breakfast Club
  • La Bodega Negra

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