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Shrek's Adventure! London Entrance Ticket
"Make your own way to Shrek’s Adventure! London located on the South Bank near top attractions such as the London Eye SEA LIFE London Aquarium and London Dungeon.With your ticket in hand enter Shrek’s Adventure! London for a magical experience that lasts just over an hour. Walk and ride through this indoor attraction and enjoy a virtual bus trip above London with Donkey as your tour guide.Hear stories and participate in ten fairy-tale themed shows along the way. Each of the live shows has a challenge to complete before moving on to the next step. Be sure to stay Donkey Fiona and Puss in Boots too.At the end of the tour
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London Eye and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise
"London Eye The London Eye is one of the world's tallest observation wheels with views over London from more than 442 feet (135 meters) in the air. Situated on the banks of the River Thames it offers unrivalled panoramic vistas over London. Since opening at the turn of the century the London Eye has become an iconic landmark up there with Tower Bridge Big Ben and the Tower of London. It has been used as a backdrop in countless films and is loved by Britons and visitors alike.Thames River Sightseeing Cruise The best way to see the sights and splendor of this great city is from the deck of a boat. A
From GBP42.00
 
Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise
"Tower of LondonHome to the Crown Jewels the Tower of London reverberates with dark secrets where priceless jewels glint in fortified vaults and pampered ravens strut the grounds. Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066 and enlarged and modified by successive sovereigns the Tower of London is one of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses. Discover its 900-year history as royal palace and fortress prison and place of execution mint
From GBP41.00

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A Walk Along South Bank

This was an area I had never really explored other than a previous visit to the Tate Modern so on my last London trip I decided to take a walk along the south bank area of the Thames. I took the tube...
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hevbell
Oct 21, 2016

Southbank Culture

If you are looking for a bit of culture then you can't go wrong along the south bank area of the Thames, particularly on either side of Waterloo Bridge. To the west is the Southbank complex which is...
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hevbell
Oct 19, 2016

The Southbank Centre

If you’ve started to follow my review of The Queen’s Walk on the south bank of the Thames, then continuing along the path towards Tower Bridge from the London Eye will bring you to the Hungerford...
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EasyMalc
Jun 21, 2016

The South Bank Lion

On the Lambeth end of Westminster Bridge is a 13ft (4m) long lion made out of Coade stone.Coade stone is a mixture of fired clay, flint, sand, and glass and baked at a high temperature for several...
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EasyMalc
Jun 19, 2016

SOUTHBANK XMAS MARKET 3

I thought that this market that takes place every December was perhaps a little expensive and most of the stall holders did not come from Britain. Belgian waffles, German sausages were among the tasty...
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davidjo
Aug 26, 2015

Art in the sand

While taking a stroll one sunny Sunday morning along the Southbank by Gabriels Wharf I came across this artist creating a beautiful face out of sand. They do that as soon as the tide goes in and that...
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Galaxy31
Jul 03, 2015

Street Performers South Bank

The South Bank area (where the London Eye is) is great for a walk. Street performers favour this area and there is always something to see. Many bars, pubs and restaurants as well. Take a stroll next...
cleocat
Feb 04, 2015

Walking alongside the River Thames at South Bank

It's a great occation to spend a nice afternoon out.I think the best way to get is arriving at London Bridge train station or TUBE station.You can also plan a walk from Tower Bridge to the London Eye...
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Anjuschka
Aug 10, 2014

Time Stands Still in London

In this remarkable sculpture by Salvador Dali, time seems to stand still, almost as if in a time warp. The clock face appears to be melting and is attached to branches, perhaps resembling the tree of...
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Elena_007
Jul 26, 2014

Street entertainers

In Southbank you will find a lot of street perfomances going on all the time. A lot of them are by the London Eye, Gabriels Wharf and Tate Modern .It could be from musical performers, dancers,...
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Galaxy31
Jul 16, 2014

Gabriel’s Wharf

This former row of old garages was transformed in the late 1980s by some sprucing up and the addition of quaint shop-fronts. These shops are now occupied by a selection of independent retailers...
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toonsarah
Apr 26, 2014

Statue of Nelson Mandela

This statue of Nelson Mandela has stood beside the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank for almost thirty years, but it took on particular poignancy in the days following the news of his death in...
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toonsarah
Jan 26, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near South Bank

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Blackfriars Bridge

If you’ve been following my walk along the Victoria Embankment on the northern bank of the Thames or the Queen’s Walk along the South Bank, then you will eventually come to Blackfriars Bridge. The...
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

Have a quick look at this gloomy old pub at 145 Fleet Street on Wine Office Court. There has been a pub here since 1538 but it was rebuilt around 1666 after the Great Fire of London. It is attracts...
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London Millennium Footbridge

Two days after the London Millennium Footbridge opened in June 2000 it was closed down due to a defect that made the bridge wobble from side to side - and it stayed closed for another two years. It...
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St Bride's Church

There are places where history passes by leaving no trace. St Bride's ' the cathedral of Fleet Street' is not one of them. This site spans two thousand years' development of an island people. From the...
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St. Paul's Cathedral

One of London's most well known sights is St Paul's Cathedral, designed by Sir Christopher Wren to replace a previous cathedral destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666. It was finally completed...
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Tate Modern

Situated in what was once the Bankside Power Station is the relatively new Tate Modern [opened in 2000] which was opened to house the modern art collection of the Tate Gallery [located further down...
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