Knopf MapGuides: London: The City in Section-by-Section Maps (Paperback)
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This opening fold-out contains a general map of London to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses.
Discover London through 8 districts and 8 maps
Covent Garden/ Soho/ Bloomsbury
City/ St Paul’s
Southwark/ Tower Bridge
Chelsea/ South Kensington/ Belgravia
Kensington/ Notting Hill
For each district there is a double-page of addresses (restaurants — listed in ascending order of price — cafés, bars, tearooms, music venues and stores) followed by a fold-out map for the relevant area with the essential places to see (indicated on the map by a star *). These places are by no means all that London has to offer but to us they are unmissable. The grid-referencing system (A B2) makes it easy for you to pinpoint addresses quickly on the map.
Transportation and hotels in London
The last fold-out consists of a transportation map and 4 pages of practical information that include a selection of hotels.
A thematic index lists all the sites and addresses featured in this guide.
About the Author
Explore 44 different cities with Knopf’s collection of MapGuides. Each MapGuide consists of six easy-to-use fold-out maps, plus great listings for all tastes and budgets. MapGuides are published in 15 languages and have sold over 5.5 million copies worldwide.
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