Where to Stay in London for Sightseeing

London has proven to the world that it is an exceptional tourist destination because of the culture, history and architecture. The British capital itself is well maintained and just walking around the city is a lesson in British History and the different phases of the British empire. However, some areas of the city have more to offer than others because of their proximity to public transport, sightseeing spots, tourist attractions and venues with natural beauty. The other wards or boroughs of London may not be suitable for tourists because they are either too far from areas of interest or in areas that is under construction like the Dock and Olympics venues. Below is a list of places to stay in London for sightseeing.

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    Covent Garden

    Covent Garden is located in the West End and was famous for its fruit and vegetable market located in the central square. Today, the district is very popular with tourists and shoppers because of the many sightseeing opportunities and landmarks. The North of Covent Garden holds most of the shopping streets lined by independent sellers in Neal's Yard and Seven Dials. the Southern section contains architectural hotpots and also has Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the London Transport Museum. Covent Garden also house the famous Royal Opera House.

    Covent Garden Hotel

    The Fielding Hotel

    The Montague on the Gardens

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    Soho

    Is another area in the West End of the British Capital and located in the City of Westminster. Soho has been long known as an entertainment district ever since its reputation as a red light district. In recent times Soho has been transformed into an entertainment area that contains numerous clubs, bars, high profile restaurants and film. Places to visit include trendy nightclubs, Soho Square, St Anne's Church, St Patrick's Church and Broad street pump.

    The Soho Hotel

    Hazlitt's

    Soho House

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    More locations in City of Westminster

    All the famous sites seen on London postcards are most probably located in the City of Westminster. The borough, which is bordered by the river Thames on one side, houses many tourist attractions including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, 10 Downing Street and the Palace of West Minister. Famous shopping locations in Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly and Bond Street. Some world famous corporations also have their offices in the area including BP and the BBC.

    The Ritz London

    The Bloomsbury Hotel

    The Savoy Hotel London

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