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1. Posted by guiny (Respected Member 143 posts) 9y

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What are the best districts to visit in London? Wich Districts is better to keep away of? What about Soho? I heard a lot about it. Any suggestions about Notting Hill?
Audry

2. Posted by jmf (Budding Member 8 posts) 9y

PS - the tube service is very good once you get the hang of how to use it. It still confuses me. Always ask for directions - Londerners seem pretty helpful in that way.

3. Posted by mohit_sa (Full Member 59 posts) 9y

I liked visiting the Mayfair and Knightsbrigde districts. They are very English. I also liked Docklands - totally different from the old London.

4. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 9y

Hey Audry

No district in Central London is really worse than any other, safety-wise. Interest-wise the south bank with the Tate gallery is a good patch, as is the area around Green and St James's parks with the houses of parliament, westminster abbey, bucks palace etc. Soho is quite a fun place for a drink and a bite to eat, and chinatown is quite fun. I think Greenwich is a good bit to get away from the normal tourist track, with the Cutty Sark, the Maritime museum, the observatory and plenty of decent little pubs and cafes.

5. Posted by spootnik (Full Member 62 posts) 9y

I personally like Camden but it's often too crowded, Primrose Hill offers great views of London. There's a nice walk to do along the canal between Primrose hill and Camden.
Notting Hill is a nice area to stroll around too.
The Spitafield Market and its area is also interesting.

6. Posted by flo jo (Respected Member 414 posts) 9y

I love candem even if it´s really crowded especially during the week end. I always make sure I have time to go there when i go to London. Islington is nice to have a meal and a drink. The bethnal green market on the week end is really english you can find the food, flower amd flea market.