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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Books etc
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a 4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling... More
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes walk from Books etc
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried... More
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 2 minutes walk from Books etc
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars... More
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 4 minutes walk from Books etc
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent... More
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 4 minutes walk from Books etc
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was... More
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes walk from Books etc
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies... More
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes walk from Books etc
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it... More
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 5 minutes walk from Books etc
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters, the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to... More
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts.... More
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks... More
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials... More
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Church of St Mary Aldermary
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Watling Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
A church rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, approximately 1680, in the Gothic style after it was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It is,... More
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The Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called The Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created... More
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her... More
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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop... More
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public... More
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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 8 minutes walk from Books etc
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by... More
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from Books etc
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in... More
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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 9 minutes walk from Books etc
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back... More
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 9 minutes walk from Books etc
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard ... More
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The Shard
London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Books etc
When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in... More
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Hunter Penrose
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Books etc
A beautiful old brick factory next to a blue railway bridge just off Southwark Street, this was once the... More
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Books etc
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... More
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Books etc
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building... More
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Books etc
Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre... More
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London Riviera
London > Attractions
More London Place, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Books etc
Every summer the London Riviera pops up in the shadow of City Hall adding a colourful food market and free... More
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 11 minutes walk from Books etc
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... More
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The Fancy Fork
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Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J EC4R 9AJ EC4R 9AF - 0 minute walk from Books Etc

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Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
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The Hallmark Building 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

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The View From The Shard Tickets
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Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

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The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 27th May 2020 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The Southbury Child
The Southbury Child
Theatre | Until 27th June 2020 

Bridge Theatre 12 minutes walk from Books Etc

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere of Stephen Beresford's darkly comic drama about a frequently drunk parish priest who loses ...More

 
Zanele Muholi
Zanele Muholi
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2020 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from Books Etc

This April, Tate Modern presents the UK's first major mid-career survey of South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. With a ...More

 
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2020 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from Books Etc

Explore themes of faith, fame, immigration and mortality in the first major Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern for close ...More

 
Dora Maurer
Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2020 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from Books Etc

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 
Out of the Blue: Fifty Years of Designers Guild
Exhibitions | Until 14th June 2020 

Fashion and Textile Museum 13 minutes walk from Books Etc

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Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
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Exhibitions | Until 26th July 2020 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 14 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Barbican Centre presents the first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola with a new site-specific installation created ...More

 

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