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Fodor's London 2009 (Fodor's London)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in London!

•Your vacation never looked better. This Fodors full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of London with vibrant maps, vividly illustrated features, and stunning color photos.

•Updated annually, Fodors London provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors London features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in London.

•Experience London like a local! Fodors London includes unique photo-features on the Tower of London, the British Museum, a Tour of the Thames River, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•Full-color pullout map

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Fodor's discriminating ratings, including the top tier Fodor's Choice designations, ensure that travelers know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in London. This updated edition includes unique photo-features that impart the city's culture.

Synopsis:

Of all the worlds travel spots, London may be the most popular for repeat visitors. Despite a weaker dollar and uncertain international climate, over 3.5 million Americans visit the U.K. every year, and over 60% spend their time exclusively in the capital. Fodors London 2008 has been completely revamped to keep up with the destination that just wont quit!

·New “Experience London” section highlights the citys top attractions and niche offerings, to help both the first-time traveler and the repeat visitor plan the perfect trip

·New, separate "neighborhoods" chapters with easy-to-use indexes quickly point out the best eats and the chicest shops

·Tips from clever, opinionated local writers help you save money, bypass lines, and avoid common pitfalls

·Dozens of different pub listings for those seeking a river view or a true British brew

·Unique, pictorial layouts of the Thames River, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, and Londons famous street marketsto name a few

·Expanded lodging for all budgets, from the latest pod hotels to Londons oldest grande dame establishments

·Pullout map and color insert

Table of Contents

'Chapter 1: Experience London............8

London Today............10

Whats Where............12

Experience London Planner............16

London Top Attractions............18

Londons Royal Legacy............20

Great Itineraries............22

Free (and Almost Free) Things to Do............24

Making the Most of Your Pounds............26

Afternoon Tea...........27

Give the Sports Scene a Go............28

London Like a Local............30

London With Kids............31

Historical Pub Walk............32

Off the Beaten Path............34

Chapter 2: Westminster & Royal London............41

Chapter 3: St. Jamess & Mayfair............71

Chapter 4: Soho & Covent Garden............85

Chapter 5: Bloomsbury & Legal London............97

Chapter 6: The City............113

Chapter 7: The East End............139

Chapter 8: The South Bank............151

Chapter 9: Kensington, Chelsea & Knightsbridge............169

Chapter 10: Notting Hill & Bayswater............183

Chapter 11: Regents Park & Hampstead............195

Chapter 12: Greenwich............211

Chapter 13: The Thames Upstream............223

Chapter 14: Where to Eat............241

The Scene............242

Where to Eat Planner............244

Best Bets for London Dining............246

Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia, Regents Park & Hampstead............248

The City, Clerkenwell & South Bank............250

Kensington, Chelsea & Knightsbridge............252

Notting Hill & Bayswater............254

St. Jamess, Mayfair & Marylebone............256

Soho & Covent Garde............258

Restaurants ............260

London Dining & Lodging Atlas............281

Chapter 15: Where to Stay............293

The Scene...........294

Where to Stay Planner............296

Best Bets for London Lodging............298

Hotels............299

Chapter 16: Pubs & Nightlife............335

Pubs & Nightlife Planner............336

Pubs............337

Nightlife............344

Chapter 17: Arts & Entertainment............359

Arts & Entertainment Planner............360

Chapter 18: Shopping............377

Shopping Planner............378

Knightsbridge, Chelsea & South Kensington............380

St. James & Mayfair............382

Soho & Covent Garden............384

Chapter 19: Side Trips from London............419

Side Trips from London Planner............420

Bath............421

Brighton............424

Cambridge............427

Canterbury............430

Oxford............433

Stratford-upon-Avon............437

Windsor Castle............440

Understanding London............443

London At-a-Glance............444

English Vocabulary............445

Books & Movies............447

Travel Smart London............449

Getting Here & Around............450

Essentials............461

Index............474

About Our Writers............484

LONDON IN FOCUS

The Building of London............35

Westminster Abbey............63

British Museum............102

St. Pauls Cathedral............121

The Tower of London............131

Shakespeare & The Globe Theatre............157

Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens............188

A Tour of the Thames............235

To Market, To Market............413

MAPS

Historical Pub Walk............33

Westminster and Royal London............42

Buckingham Palace............49

St. Jamess & Mayfair............72

Soho & Covent Garden............86

Bloomsbury & Legal London............98

The City............114

The East End............140

The South Bank............152

Kensington, Chelsea & Knightsbridge............170

Notting Hill & Bayswater............184

Regents Park & Hempstead............196

Regents Park............205

Greenwich............212

The Thames Upstream............224

London Dining Overview............243

Atlas............282-291

London Nighlife Overview............338

London Shopping Overview............379

Knightsbridge, Chelsea & South Kensington Shopping............381

St. James & Mayfair Shopping............383

Soho & Covent Garden Shopping............385

Side Trips............425

London Postal Districts............451'

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400019441
Author:
Wells, Cate
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - London
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-Color Gold Guides
Publication Date:
20090825
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
484
Dimensions:
8 x 5.21 x .93 in 1.26 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Fodor's discriminating ratings, including the top tier Fodor's Choice designations, ensure that travelers know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in London. This updated edition includes unique photo-features that impart the city's culture.
"Synopsis" by , Of all the worlds travel spots, London may be the most popular for repeat visitors. Despite a weaker dollar and uncertain international climate, over 3.5 million Americans visit the U.K. every year, and over 60% spend their time exclusively in the capital. Fodors London 2008 has been completely revamped to keep up with the destination that just wont quit!

·New “Experience London” section highlights the citys top attractions and niche offerings, to help both the first-time traveler and the repeat visitor plan the perfect trip

·New, separate "neighborhoods" chapters with easy-to-use indexes quickly point out the best eats and the chicest shops

·Tips from clever, opinionated local writers help you save money, bypass lines, and avoid common pitfalls

·Dozens of different pub listings for those seeking a river view or a true British brew

·Unique, pictorial layouts of the Thames River, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, and Londons famous street marketsto name a few

·Expanded lodging for all budgets, from the latest pod hotels to Londons oldest grande dame establishments

·Pullout map and color insert

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