Sights and Attractions near Embankment Underground Station

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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all... More
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 3 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles... More
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of... More
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs... More
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London Eye
London > Attractions > Sights
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the... More
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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of... More
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Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart... More
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's... More
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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where... More
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still... More
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South Bank
London > Attractions
South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall,... More
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Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At... More
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Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear... More
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Whitehall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Whitehall is a historic London street with runs from Parliament Square at Westminster to Trafalgar Square. The street is recognised as the centre of the... More
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre... More
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for... More
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery,... More
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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription... More
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
After a two-year, 22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back... More
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the... More
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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and... More
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Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be.... More
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The Courtauld Institute Of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated... More
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Shrek's Adventure
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction.... More
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the... More
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe.... More
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Westminster Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre... More
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is... More
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches... More
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have... More
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Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Embankment 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

 
Follies
Follies
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett and Janie Dee play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production of Stephen Sondheim and ...More

 
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

A selection of paintings, pastels and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas on loan from The Burrell Collection....More

Marilyn Mazur
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

The innovative percussionist performs with her 11-piece all-female outfit....More

Tolvan Big Band
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

The Swedish big band performs contemporary jazz....More

Verneri Pohjola
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

A performance by the Swedish trumpeter, reinterpreting the music of his late father, prog-rock bassist Pekka Pohjola....More

Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | Until 4th February 2018 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision ...More

 
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
Belief and Beyond Belief
Belief and Beyond Belief
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

This year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from ...More

 

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Harry's Dolci
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An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
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Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
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Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Comedy | From 11th December 

Soho Theatre

Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
Elbow
Elbow
Concerts | On 7th March 

The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th January 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Foodie Events | On 21st November 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant

This November, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant presents its ...More

 
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Theatre | On 31st December 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

KOKO

Having been their home for the past ten years, Guilty Pleasures presents its first ever New Year's Eve celebration at KOKO. One of the UK's biggest pop club ...More

La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | From 24th November 

Aldwych Theatre

The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, ...More

 
Drink, Shop & Do Christmas Market
Drink, Shop & Do Christmas Market
Shopping | On 17th December 

Drink Shop & Do

Perfect for picking up some quirky last-minute gifts, ...More

 
January in London 2018
January in London 2018
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Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Oktoberfest in London
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