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London City is about 2 miles from Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. The City of London is a major business and commercial centre, often referred to as just the City or as the Square Mile. It houses the London Stock Exchange (shares and bonds), Lloyds of London (insurance), and the Bank of England. (Photo right: St Paul’s Cathedral. For details see attractions below).If you are flying to/from London, Stanstead airport is about 35 miles from the City, Heathrow airport is about 27 miles, Gatwick airport is about 20 miles and London city airport is about 10 miles. Your nearest mainline rail link to City is Liverpool Street station and Fenchurch Street station, and the City is about 5 miles from Victoria Coach station. If you intend to travel on the London Tube/Underground, please use the

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  • Old Street Station, St. Agnes Well, LONDON, EC1Y 1BE. Northern (Bank branch) line.
  • Blackfriars Station, Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4DY. Circle / District line.
  • Tower Hill Station, 38 Trinity Square, LONDON, EC3N 4DJ. Circle / District line.
  • Liverpool Street underground station, LONDON, EC2M 7PR. Metropolitan / Circle / Central / Hammersmith & City line.
  • Monument Station, King William Street, LONDON, EC4R 9AA. Circle / District line.
  • Farringdon Station, Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6BY, Circle / Hammersmith & City / Metropolitan line.
  • Aldgate East Station, 118 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7PT. Hammersmith & City / District line.
  • Fenchurch Street, Fenchurch Place, London, Greater London, EC3 4AJ.
  • Liverpool Street, Bishopsgate, London, Greater London, EC2M 7PY.

St Paul’s Cathedral


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Attractions Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH. Tel: +44 (0)20 7601 4444. Sometimes known as the 'Old Lady' of Threadneedle Street, the Bank was founded in 1694. In the City.

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Attractions The Goldsmiths' Company, Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London, EC2V 6BN. Tel: 020 7606 7010. One of London's hidden treasures. The Hall is not open to the public except during exhibitions. A number of Open Days are held during the year when guided tours of the Hall are arranged. Nearby Underground Stations: St Paul's, Mansion House, Barbican. About 1 mile from City.

Goldsmiths Hall

Attractions Guildhall, Gresham Street, City of London, City, London, EC2P. Tel: 020 7606 3030. The centre of Government for the City of London. Nearby Underground Stations: Moorgate (5 mins) Bank (5 mins). About 500 yards from City.

Attractions London Stock Exchange, 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS. Tel: +44 (0) 20 7797 1000. The London Stock Exchange is at the heart of global financial markets. About 800 yards from City.

Attractions The Clock Museum, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 8AA. Tel : 020 7332 1865. The clock museum is situated within the Guildhall Library building. About 500 yards from City.

Attractions Leadenhall Market, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London, EC3V. A restored Victorian covered market, open Monday-Friday, close to the Bank of England. Nearby Underground Stations: Monument (5 mins), Bank (5 mins). About 100 yards from City.

Attractions The Lloyd's building, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA. Tel: +44 (0)20 7327 1000. The world's leading insurance market. Nearby Underground Stations: Bank, Liverpool Street, Monument, Fenchurch Street. About 200 yards from City.

Attractions Monument. Monument stands 202 feet high built to commemorate the Great Fire. Admission charges apply. Joint tickets with Tower Bridge are also available. Nearby Underground Station: Monument. Tel 020 7626 2717. About 200 yards from City.

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Attractions St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD. Tel: 020 7236 4128. Built between 1675 and 1710, St Paul’s Cathedral is widely considered to be crowning achievement of the glittering career of Sir Christopher Wren. Its iconic dome dominates the London skyline and visitors with a head for heights can climb the 530 steps (85 metres) from the Cathedral floor to the Golden Gallery for breathtaking, panoramic views of the capital. About 100 yards from City. Gain free entry to St Paul’s Cathedral – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass. Pass holders are entitled to free admission, 20% discount in the Refectory Restaurant after 2pm and 10% discount on purchases over £10 in value in the London Cathedral shop in the crypt and the Domus shop in the Cathedral Courtyard.

St Paul’s Cathedral


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