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Places visited in London, England
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London, England

Brixton Windmill

A fully functional, 200-year-old remnant of the time when Brixton was mostly fields.
London, England

Blenheim Gardens Estate

A wonderfully preserved example of London's 1960s-style high-density, low-rise public housing.
London, England

Sake Dean Mahomed Plaque

The "shampooer of kings" who opened London's first curry cafe was a celebrity in the 19th century, but is all but forgotten now.
London, England

Black Cats of Carreras Cigarette Factory

Black cat statues guard this temple-like Egyptian revival factory.
London, England

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Historic cuisine meets fine dining in a hotel-restaurant overlooking Hyde Park.
London, England

Darwin Centre Spirit Collection

Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens.
London, England

The Theatre

Two plaques commemorate the site of Shakespeare's first theatre.
London, England

Village Underground

Artists and musicians now rule over this former rail station.
London, England

Love Locks of East London

Lovers proclaim their unbreakable bond by leaving their names on locks fastened onto the Shoreditch fence in East London.
London, England

The Chalk Room

A high-end clothing boutique with a curious basement art installation.
London, England

Tea Building

A building that survived WWII, possibly on the virtue of its name alone.
London, England

Rochelle School

A wellspring of creativity in an already artsy East London neighborhood.
London, England

Arnold Circus

Celebrated bandstand at the center of what was once the worst slum in London.
London, England

St. Leonard Church of Shoreditch

Historic church where a number of Shakespeare's actors are buried.
London, England

Old Shoreditch Station

Once a train station along the Great Eastern Railway this vibrant coffee shop and bar is where members of London’s creative class mingle.
London, England

Banksy's 'Designated Graffiti Area'

Banksy gives himself artistic license with this piece of London street art.
London, England

Circus Space

The largest clown school in Britain offering accredited degrees.
London, England

Shoreditch Town Hall

A recently restored Shoreditch landmark with ties to Jack the Ripper.
London, England

Tramshed

This restaurant offer just two choices: steak or chicken.
London, England

Chequer Street Wooden Paving

This may be the last of London's wooden pavements, which were once a common sight in the city.
London, England

Museum of Methodism

This religious museum resides in a church crypt next to the founder's house.
London, England

Bunhill Fields

A famous burial ground with a history both grim and literary.
London, England

Columbia Road Shops and Flower Market

The Columbia Road Flower Market is now open every Sunday, rain or shine.
London, England

Victoria & Albert Museum Dining Rooms

Revel in the Victorian splendor of the world's oldest eating establishment inside a museum.