London 2015 (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

By DK Publishing

Adventure the simplest of London with DK Eyewitness commute consultant: London. This newly up-to-date shuttle consultant for London will lead you directly to the easiest sights this urban has to provide, even if you're looking for the "real" London Bridge, making plans to trip the London Eye, or are looking to absorb the easiest of theater performances.

• Themed itineraries support plan journeys to London through size of remain or through interest.
• local strolling maps contain eating place destinations by means of area.
• inn and eating place listings contain DK selection specified recommendations.

Inside DK Eyewitness shuttle consultant: London you'll locate DK's recognized cutaway illustrations of significant architectural and historical attractions, museum ground plans, and 3-D aerial perspectives of key districts to discover taking walks, besides in-depth insurance of the city's historical past and tradition. A pull-out urban map is marked with points of interest from the guidebook and encompasses a road index, a London Underground map, and a chart displaying the jogging distances among significant sights.

With enormous quantities of full-color images, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that light up each web page, DK Eyewitness go back and forth advisor: London really exhibits you this urban as nobody else can.

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