Sights and Attractions near Aldgate East Underground Station

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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the... More
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Electric Blue Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian... More
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others,... More
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Raven Row
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 6 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 7 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 8 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 8 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as... More
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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 9 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back... More
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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman... More
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 9 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 9 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 9 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 9 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Former Shoreditch Underground Station
London > Attractions
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 10 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network,... More
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 10 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground 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... More
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Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 11 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few... More
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 12 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground 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... More
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 13 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground 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... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 13 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 14 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 14 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building... More
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre... More
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Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local... More
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 15 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
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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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
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She Loves Me
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Menier Chocolate Factory 1.35 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

Matthew White directs the swoonsome romantic musical with a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by ...More

The Fantastic Barbican World
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

Explore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential ...More

The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

Over 120 garments and accessories drawn from major public and private collections worldwide, providing an insight into the inherently challenging ...More

Dewey Dell: Marzo
Theatre | Until 28th January 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

The performance company from Italy founded by Agata, Demetrio, Teodora Castellucci and Eugenio Resta present a mix of physical theatre ...More

The Vulgar
The Vulgar
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

Barbican Art Gallery 1.36 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance ...More

 
Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / be
Dance | Until 28th January 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

The London-based investigative arts organisation presents an installation comprised of multiple pieces by choreographers, visual artists, scientists and designers exploring ...More

Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

The London Bridge Clay Project
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

Southwark Cathedral 1.53 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Our Colour Reflection
Exhibitions | Until 10th February 2017 

Broadgate 1.75 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

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Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd February 2017 

Exchange square 1.76 miles from Aldgate East Underground Station

London's longest-running ice rink returns to Exchange Square, only a couple of minutes from Liverpool Street Station so City workers ...More

 

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