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What Will Your London Encounter Be?

...sampling the late-night delights of Soho (p46)

...exploring ancient cultures in the British Museum (p64)

...weighing yourself down with shopping bags in Covent Garden (p51)

...getting spicy with a curry in Whitechapel (p27)

...downing some proper beer in the Jerusalem Tavern (p118)

...separating your Picassos from your Pollocks at Tate Modern (p142)

Discover Twice the City in Half the Time...

...full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation

...our resident author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment

...unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short trip

...local experts reveal London's secrets: from a boutique hairdresser's top shopping suggestions to the coolest live-music venues from the director of the BBC Electric Proms

Review:

Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."

Review:

San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
“...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.”

Synopsis:

Themed sections allow readers to focus on their personal interests. With the 2012 Olympics being held in London, the city is experiencing renewed dynamism and investment.

Synopsis:

What Will Your London Encounter Be?

Becoming a cocktail connoisseur in Notting Hill's ultra-cool bars

Learning the Tower of London's gruesome history with a Beefeater as your guide

Bargain-hunting in Spitalfields' vintage designer clothes shops

Eating your way around the world at London's many ethnic restaurants

Enjoying a duck's-eye view of the city on a boat trip along the Thames

Hearing the next big thing before anyone else at a Camden Town gig

Discover Twice the City in Half the Time

Full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation

Our expert author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and bars

Unique itineraries help you get the most out of your visit

Locals share their London secrets: from a British Museum curator's BM highlights to a Notting Hill bar manager's top local drinking spots

Synopsis:

Get spicy with a curry in Whitechapel or explore ancient cultures in the British Museum. This handbook's themed sections allow readers to focus on their personal interests while checking out London's many delights.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781740597470
Author:
Johnstone, Sarah
Publisher:
Lonely Planet
Author:
"Sarah Jonstone"
Author:
Bindloss, Joe
Subject:
Europe - Gt. Britain/London
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - London
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Lonely Planet London Encounter
Publication Date:
20070501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English BISAC
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
4 x 6 inches

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Product details 240 pages Lonely Planet Publications - English 9781740597470 Reviews:
"Review" by , Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."
"Review" by , San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
“...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.”
"Synopsis" by , Themed sections allow readers to focus on their personal interests. With the 2012 Olympics being held in London, the city is experiencing renewed dynamism and investment.
"Synopsis" by , What Will Your London Encounter Be?

Becoming a cocktail connoisseur in Notting Hill's ultra-cool bars

Learning the Tower of London's gruesome history with a Beefeater as your guide

Bargain-hunting in Spitalfields' vintage designer clothes shops

Eating your way around the world at London's many ethnic restaurants

Enjoying a duck's-eye view of the city on a boat trip along the Thames

Hearing the next big thing before anyone else at a Camden Town gig

Discover Twice the City in Half the Time

Full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation

Our expert author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and bars

Unique itineraries help you get the most out of your visit

Locals share their London secrets: from a British Museum curator's BM highlights to a Notting Hill bar manager's top local drinking spots

"Synopsis" by , Get spicy with a curry in Whitechapel or explore ancient cultures in the British Museum. This handbook's themed sections allow readers to focus on their personal interests while checking out London's many delights.
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