City of London
What it’s like:Quiet · Historic · Vibrant
Known for:Beach · Museums · Murals
Nearby conveniences:Shops · Restaurants
Tips from locals
London’s old financial district, also called the Square Mile. Apart from numerous financial institutions, it has a very interesting mixture of traditional and modern buildings, such as the Gerkin, the Walkie Talkie, the Cheese Grater, the Lloyd’s Building and the Heron Tower.
Where to start!! The best way to see as much of this beautiful City as possible is to take one of the many tours on offer. If you refer to our London handbook (provided in the room for you to borrow, although we do ask you to leave it in the room when you check out!!) it will guide you around the…
DescriptionThe City of London is a historic financial district, home to both the Stock Exchange and the Bank of England. Modern corporate skyscrapers tower above the vestiges of medieval alleyways below. Affluent workers frequent its smart restaurants and bars. Tourists visit iconic, 17th-century…