Sep
17

London W1

The West End of London generally termed as W1 is a busy area with plenty of shopping areas and hotels.  It covers some of London’s prominent areas like Mayfair, Park Lane… surrounded by Piccadilly The Ritz hotel and Fortnum & Masons on the South, enjoy an afternoon tea and wonderful British tradition. In the west, Park Lane borders the area with London Hilton, Grosvenor House and The Dorchester.  Marylebone Road is located in the North and Tottenham Court Road covers the eastern part of west end.

If you are looking for shopping, you have lots and lots in W1. London’s most famous shopping streets Oxford Street and Regent Street are located here. Oxford Street houses more over 400 shops with renowned shops like Selfridges, Marks and Spencer, John Lewis, Boots, Debenhams, C&A…Selfridges is UK’s second largest shop next to Harrods and is a chain of high end department stores since 1909. Regent Street is home to many classy shops like Hamleys, the world’s largest toy shop. With seven floors for toys of all kinds, this shop attracts kids from all corners of the world. Bond Street is the ideal shopping area for leading fashion, art and jewelry shops. Tottenham Court Road is the right place for tech gadgets and electrical goods.

Leicester Square has the Theatre Land at its center. It’s the stage for all major movie premiers in London. There is also a park. This park houses the statue of famous English poet William Shakespeare. Marylebone Road is home to World famous wax museum Madame Tussauds and the Royal Academy of Music.

W1 is also home to tourist attractions like Pollock’s Toy Museum, Wallace Collection, Apsley House…W1 is well connected by all means of transportation.

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