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Frommer's London Day By Day : Frommer's Day by Day Pocket - Joe Fullman

Frommer's London Day By Day

Frommer's Day by Day Pocket

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Published: 21st February 2012
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Frommer's London Day by Day gives you the perfect pocket guide book to experience and enjoy this culturally and historically rich city in the simplest, smartest and most time-efficient way, letting you decide where to go and what to see according to your timeframe.

With extensive insider knowledge and advice and honest reviews, this guide helps you to avoid time wasting and tourist traps; getting straight to the best of the UK capital with dozens of local and thematic tours alongside hundreds of photos and bulleted maps leading the way from sight to sight.

Pinpointing where to stay, eat and shop in each location, as well as where to find the city's best sights and hidden gems from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to Hampton Court Palace's famous hedge maze, discovering London's East End, boat trips on the River Thames or the Tate Modern art museum, this full-colour Day by Day guide covers everything you might want to see and more in this vibrant British city.

Frommer's London Day by Day includes:

  • Special-Interest Tours pointing the way to unique experiences London has on offer, with specialised tours to see the Tudor masterpiece Hampton Court Palace, a tour of the East End, London's must-see Royal highlights as well as a section on London for Kids.
  • Full-day Tours giving mapped steps to the best sights to explore around the city, with different day-length tours to suit all travellers' timeframes
  • Invaluable up-to-date and need-to-know information is also provided in the "Savvy Traveller" chapter with useful contacts and websites for smarter travelling
  • Dozens of full-colour maps inside, including fold-out London Underground map on the inside front cover as well as a detachable tear-resistant map in a waterproof resealing wallet at the back
About the Author

Joe Fullman has lived in London for 39 years—or, to put it another way, all his life. It is, as far as he's concerned, the best city in the world, and having worked as a travel writer for more than a decade, he's had the opportunity to compare it to some very distinguished rivals. Joe has written on destinations including England, Berlin, Venice, Las Vegas, Costa Rica, and Belize. He is the author of Frommer's London Free & Dirt Cheap and a contributor to Frommer's London 2012.

16 Favorite Moments 1

1 The Best Full-Day Tours 7

The Best in One Day 8

The Best in Two Days 14

The Best in Three Days 20

2 The Best Special-Interest Tours 25

The British Museum 26

Victoria Albert Museum 30

Royal London 34

Literary London 38

Kids' London 42

Hampton Court Palace 46

3 The Best Neighborhood Walks 51

Chelsea 52

Mayfair 58

Hampstead 62

The City East End 66

Whitehall 70

4 The Best Shopping 73

Shopping Best Bets 74

London Shopping A to Z 78

5 The Great Outdoors 87

Hyde Park 88

Regent's Park 92

6 The Best Dining 95

Dining Best Bets 96

London Restaurants A to Z 102

7 The Best Nightlife 111

Nightlife Best Bets 112

London Nightlife A to Z 119

London Pub Crawl 126

8 The Best Arts Entertainment 129

Arts Entertainment Best Bets 130

London AE A to Z 134

West End Theatres 138

9 The Best Hotels 139

Hotel Best Bets 140

London Hotels A to Z 148

The Savvy Traveler 155

Before You Go 156

Getting There 159

Getting Around 160

Fast Facts 162

A Brief History 169

London's Architecture 171

Useful London Terms Language 174

Index 176

ISBN: 9781119994862
ISBN-10: 1119994861
Series: Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 21st February 2012
Dimensions (cm): 18.2 x 10.7  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.23