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South Bank
The South bank area of London was one of the worst hit parts of London during the bombing of London in World War 2. In 1951 the area was chosen to host the Festival of Britain, the only building remaining from 1951 in the are know is the Royal Festival Hall.

So Much to see and do

How to get there.

The most convenient tube stations are Waterloo, Southwark and London Bridge. However a more pleasant way is to travel to either the Westminster, Blackfriars or Tower Hill stations and use one of the bridges to cross to the South Bank.
What to see at South Bank.

The Imperial War Museum (Lambeth Road. Tel 020 7416 5320) takes a thought provoking look at 20th Centaury war including the very obvious horrors of modern war. One of Londonís newest attractions is located on the South Bank, the London Eye is in fact the largest observation wheel in the world.

Lovers of Art who visit the South Bank area of London must visit the Tate Modern (25 Summer Street. Tel 020 7401 7271), this is home to the nations collection of modern art, the building itself quite uniquely was once a power station. Thanks to a new footbridge you can know walk from the Tate Modern to St Paulís Cathedral on the North Bank. For a attraction with a difference why not try Vinopolis (1 Bank End. Tel 020 7645 3700) which in actual fact is a adult based story through the world wine. You will be offered the opportunity to sample everything from Port to Vintage Champagne.

Nearest Tourist Information Centre
The Tourist Information centre is located at 6 Tooley Street near Tower Bridge (Tel 020 7403 8299).

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