Frommer's London Day By Day

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 21, 2012 - Travel - 192 pages
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Frommer's London Day by Day gives you the perfect pocket guide book to experience and enjoy this culturally and historically rich city in the simplest, smartest and most time-efficient way, letting you decide where to go and what to see according to your timeframe.

With extensive insider knowledge and advice and honest reviews, this guide helps you to avoid time wasting and tourist traps; getting straight to the best of the UK capital with dozens of local and thematic tours alongside hundreds of photos and bulleted maps leading the way from sight to sight.

Pinpointing where to stay, eat and shop in each location, as well as where to find the city's best sights and hidden gems from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to Hampton Court Palace's famous hedge maze, discovering London's East End, boat trips on the River Thames or the Tate Modern art museum, this full-colour Day by Day guide covers everything you might want to see and more in this vibrant British city.

Frommer's London Day by Day includes:

  • Special-Interest Tours pointing the way to unique experiences London has on offer, with specialised tours to see the Tudor masterpiece Hampton Court Palace, a tour of the East End, London's must-see Royal highlights as well as a section on London for Kids.
  • Full-day Tours giving mapped steps to the best sights to explore around the city, with different day-length tours to suit all travellers' timeframes
  • Invaluable up-to-date and need-to-know information is also provided in the "Savvy Traveller" chapter with useful contacts and websites for smarter travelling
  • Dozens of full-colour maps inside, including fold-out London Underground map on the inside front cover as well as a detachable tear-resistant map in a waterproof resealing wallet at the back

About Day by Day Guides
Day by Day guides are short and punchy guides that quickly show you how to get the most of your stay. Using the special-interest tours in the books, you are able to quickly get a good idea of the geography of area and work out what you want to see. Day by Day guides show you how to explore in an interesting way, giving some really original choices for what to see and do. There's a kind of science to organising your time on a trip, to avoid a lot of needless backtracking or overbooking and Day by Days provide this information in an accessible way. Each guide is full colour throughout and includes a free fold out map in a plastic case.

  

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Contents

The Best FullDay Tours
7
The Best SpecialInterest Tours
25
The Best Neighborhood Walks
51
Mayfair
58
The City East End
66
The Best Shopping
73
The Great Outdoors
87
The Best Nightlife
111
The Best Arts Entertainment
129
The Best Hotels
139
The Savvy Traveler
155
Fast Facts
162
A Brief History
169
Index
176
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About the author (2012)

Joe Fullman has lived in London for 39 years—or, to put it another way, all his life. It is, as far as he′s concerned, the best city in the world, and having worked as a travel writer for more than a decade, he′s had the opportunity to compare it to some very distinguished rivals. Joe has written on destinations including England, Berlin, Venice, Las Vegas, Costa Rica, and Belize. He is the author of Frommer′s London Free & Dirt Cheap and a contributor to Frommer′s London 2012.

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