London is a city with an elaborate history. Hence, its streets are a reflection of its heritage and a nice blend of modern architecture. Besides, there are numerous attractions in the city’s streets, which will delight your senses. Below are a few of the best streets that you can visit after your Tate Modern guided tours.
If you are looking for a place to go shopping in London, this is undoubtedly the best street to head to. It is sometimes referred to as the shopping hub of the city as well. In fact, it is one of the busiest shopping centers in the whole of Europe. The street stretches about a mile and has some of the big retailer names of Britain including Topshop, Selfridges, Primark, and John Lewis. Make sure you spend some time here after your Tate Modern guided tours.
A comparatively posh avenue, the King’s Road caters to the richest as the name itself suggests. The place is located in Chelsea and has a part of it running through Fulham. It is lined with cozy restaurants, contemporary furnishing, comfy pubs, as well as posh restaurants. Attractions like the Saatchi Gallery are situated close to the place. Note that you can also visit the Natural History Museum and Victoria Albert, which are a short walk away from the street.
Carnaby Street has remained a crowd favorite for a long time. In the 1960’s, it was known for its Mod style. The streets are flocked by pedestrians nowadays, as they mainly visit the place for shopping. There is an interesting feature as you can pass through to the Kingly Court.
This is one of the bustling streets of London, and among the most colorful ones too. With a list of attractions such as restaurants, shopping, casinos, theatrical shows, restaurants, and bars, a visit to the street is an extravagant experience in itself. If you are not in a mood to get to one of these places, you can also entertain yourself by strolling through the street and people watching. It extends from Piccadilly Circus in the east to Hyde Park Corner in the west.
The Abbey Road is one of the busiest traffic lanes of London, but it is still a favorite among travelers and tourists. People usually pose for a click in front of the crosswalk which was glorified by the Beatles album cover. The crossing is included under the Listed Building list, which means it takes special permission to alter the place and its structure. Besides, the EMI’s Abbey Road Studios is also located in the street where famous artists and music bands including the Beatles made recordings.