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Blackfriars Underground Station. Opened in 1870, this Zone 1 station serves the Circle and District lines.


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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £100† 35% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 41% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 37% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Blackfriars Underground Station

Nearest to Blackfriars Underground Station
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 miles from Blackfriars Underground Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 19 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 19 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
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Travel near Blackfriars Underground Station

Near Blackfriars Underground Station
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Events near Blackfriars Underground Station

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Gustav Metzger
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 11th January 2016 to 10th March 2017 - Various Times
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Works including the installation Liquid Crystal Environment, 1965, made with unstable materials and chemical reactions to explore processes of change, destruction and renewal....More
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Robert Rauschenberg
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 1st December 2016 to 2nd April 2017
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
American artist Robert Rauschenberg blazed a new trail for art in the second half of the 20th century, moving between painting, sculpture, ...More
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Hyundai Commission: Philippe Parreno
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 4th October 2016 to 2nd April 2017
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
The French avant-garde artist transforms the Turbine Hall into an immersive experience, stimulating visitors' senses with choreographed acoustics, lighting, flying objects and film. When Philippe Parreno ...More
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Entertainment near Blackfriars Underground Station

Near Blackfriars Underground Station
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Blackfriars Underground Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackfriars Underground Station
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
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Shopping near Blackfriars Underground Station

The best shops and markets near Blackfriars Underground Station
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
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Chinese Cricket Club
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Chinese Cuisine... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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Education near Blackfriars Underground Station

Near Blackfriars Underground Station
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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Blackfriars Underground Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Gastropub... More
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
... More
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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
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Blackfriars Underground Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
... More
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Meeting venue hire near Blackfriars Underground Station

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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from Blackfriars Underground Station
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More

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Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 14th March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Valeriy Ovsyanikov conducts Marius Petipa's version of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet about the Princess Aurora, who is cursed at birth to ...More

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 14th March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its ...More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Design Line
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Reading Drawings
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Works by Canaletto, Corot, Signac and more exploring inscriptions that can be found on drawings....More

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