Sights and Attractions near Abacus

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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Abacus
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was... More
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes walk from Abacus
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 2 minutes walk from Abacus
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 3 minutes walk from Abacus
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters , the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a new concept... More
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 4 minutes walk from Abacus
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars... More
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 4 minutes walk from Abacus
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public... More
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes walk from Abacus
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... More
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes walk from Abacus
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it... More
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes walk from Abacus
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her... More
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 5 minutes walk from Abacus
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as ' The Cheesegrater ' due to its distinctive sloping... More
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 5 minutes walk from Abacus
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard ... More
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes walk from Abacus
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... More
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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes walk from Abacus
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by... More
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 6 minutes walk from Abacus
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 7 minutes walk from Abacus
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies... More
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Abacus
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks... More
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 9 minutes walk from Abacus
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts.... More
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes walk from Abacus
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of... More
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Abacus
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created... More
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes walk from Abacus
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Abacus
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials... More
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Abacus
This sleek, 18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate... More
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 10 minutes walk from Abacus
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and... More
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 10 minutes walk from Abacus
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you... More
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 10 minutes walk from Abacus
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So... More
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Electric Blue Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes walk from Abacus
The Electric Blue Gallery gallery, co-owned by Jessica Tibbles and Olivier Bernay, opened in January 2009. By February, Wallpaper* magazine was calling the launch "a... More
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Raven Row
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes walk from Abacus
Raven Row, a non-profit contemporary art centre in Spitalfields, not far from the Market, opened to the public on 28th February 2009. The name -... More
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from Abacus
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in... More
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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from Abacus
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop... More
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Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 11 minutes walk from Abacus
London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple... More
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Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 2 minutes walk from Abacus

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

Bullsh!tium Londinium
Comedy | Until 1st October 2017 

Leadenhall Market 4 minutes walk from Abacus

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Camille Walala: Villa Walala
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Exchange square 8 minutes walk from Abacus

In partnership with British Land, Villa Walala is an immersive and playful installation within the heart of Broadgate....More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Abacus

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Abacus

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Abacus

A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor ...More

The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Abacus

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
My Point Forward
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Abacus

Blast Theory present a series of newly commissioned short films in this interactive exhibition....More

Niall McDiarmid: Here And Now
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Abacus

Photographic portraits of the people of London, taken over six years....More

King Lear
King Lear
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 10 minutes walk from Abacus

Kevin McNally, best known for his role as Gibbs in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, takes the title ...More

 

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Brockwell Park

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London Fashion Week Festival
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Finsbury Park

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The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
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A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
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Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
The Mandrake
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The scent of jasmine hangs in the air at The Mandrake, a 34-room independent boutique ...More

 
Kabeiroi
Kabeiroi
Theatre | From 26th September 

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Pioneering immersive theatre company Punchdrunk (who gave us The Drowned Man, Sleep No More and ...More

 
My Great Orchestral Adventure
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Concerts | On 25th October 

Royal Albert Hall

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