Monument Tube Station  

 
 
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Monument Tube StationMounment Underground station connects to the District and Circle, Northern, Waterloo and City, and Central lines, as well as the Docklands Light Railway.

If you're feeling energetic one of the most rewarding forms of exercise on offer in the City of London is to climb the 311 spiral steps 202 feet up to the top of The Monument, from which the station takes its name. An enclosed observation deck at the top permits a stunning view over London, taking in river, the BT Tower, Tower Bridge, and the dome of Saint Paul's to name but a few.

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and erected between 1671 and 1677 to mark the Great Fire of London in 1666, The Monument is the tallest freestanding stone column in the world.

The significance of its 202 feet height is not simply that it makes your feet ache if you climb it, but it is also the distance to the bakery on Pudding Lane that was the suspected source of the fire that destroyed the city.

 

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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  36% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from Monument Tube Station
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Threadneedles, Marriott Autograph Collection
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £97  26% off
5 Threadneedles Street, EC2R | 5 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Housed in an esteemed former banking hall in the City, this magnificent boutique hotel provides a luxurious sanctuary. The spacious rooms are decorated in a chic ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  38% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 5 minutes from Monument Tube Station
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Monument Tube Station

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Cannon Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 4 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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Bank Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Princes Street, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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Swan Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Swan Lane, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Thames Leisure own and operate from Swan Pier in the City, running boat parties from here up and down the River Thames.... More
 
 
 
Cannon Street Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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Tower Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Lower Thames River, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Tower Pier, located next to the Tower of London, is a popular stop-off point for any tourist wishing to see the Tower and explore the City ... More
 
 
 
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Santa Monica at Skylounge
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 1st June to 30th September 2016
Monument Tube Station, Tower of London, 7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 5 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Following on from last year's Nantucket Beach Club, the SkyLounge presents another summer residency in 2016, this time taking inspiration from Santa Monica. The stylish rooftop ...More
 
 
 
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Cococure's Lagos Fridays - Afrobeats Special
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 15th January to 30th December 2016 - 10pm-3am
Monument Tube Station, 1 Mark Lane, EC3R | 5 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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Two By Two: Recent Works By Anna Dickerson And Anne Kelly
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th September to 6th October 2016 - Various Times
Monument Tube Station, Byward Street, EC3R | 6 minutes from Monument Tube Station
A joint exhibition with the theme of birds and materials by the painter and the textile artist....More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Monument Tube Station
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Monument Tube Station
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Monument Tube Station
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
 
 
 
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Monument Tube Station
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
 
 
 
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 2 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 2 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Cycle Republic, Fenchurch Street
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
23 Lime Street (off Fenchurch Street), EC3M | 2 minutes from Monument Tube Station
After opening its first London site in 2014, Cycle Republic - the cycling-only specialist store from Halfords - now boasts ... More
 
 
 
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Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 3 minutes from Monument Tube Station
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
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Fengshui Dining
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
1A Pudding Lane, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Monument Tube Station
Chinese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Folly
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
41 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Monument Tube Station
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Scarpetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
110 Cannon Street, City, London EC4 | 2 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Canon Street Italian Scarpetta offers fresh pastas from the regions of Southern Italy via a menu created by chef Pierluigi Sandonnini who trained under three Michelin-starred ... More
 
 
 
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Pitman Training Centre
London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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Curzons
London > Leisure > Fitness
55 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Monument Tube Station
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Fitness First
London > Leisure > Fitness
55 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Monument Tube Station
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Fitness Exchange
London > Leisure > Fitness
London Bridge Health and Fitness, Swan Lane, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Monument Tube Station
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Monument Tube Station
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Monument Tube Station
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 5 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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Gibson Hall
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13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Monument Tube Station
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Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Never The Same
Theatre | Until 7th October 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Liz and Sarah reunite for the first time in seven years and ghosts of the past torment them in Lily ...More

The Ritual Slaughter Of Gorge Mastromas
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Dennis Kelly's dark and brooding tale....More

Cy Twombly
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Paintings and sculptures evoking the ancient world, with which the distinctive American artist was fascinated. Curated by Nicholas Serota and ...More

Cubism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Exhibition illuminating the perceptual and conceptual aspects of the art movement, whose name was coined as an insult but which ...More

Elements Of Chance
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

An exhibition curated by Matthew Gale, which explores how some surrealist artists, such as Jean Arp, explored the notion and ...More

Artist Room: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Provocative sculptures, drawings and writing of an autobiographical nature, addressing universal experiences such as birth, death, love, loss and fear....More

Louise Nevelson
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Mixed-media assemblages made from packing crates, old furniture and scrap timber, inspired by the sculptural qualities of the cityscape of ...More

Painting After Technology
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Paintings from the last decade that reflect the process of mark-making in a period of radical technological change....More

Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Monument Tube Station

Works by two artists whose subject-matter is violence and atrocity. Golub's three canvases draw upon news photographs from the Vietnam ...More

 
 
 
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