background preloader

Quartiers - Rues

Facebook Twitter

Guide des Quartiers de Londres - Guide des Quartiers Airbnb. Piccadilly : ses magasins et fastfood... Piccadilly Circus, London. The Circus lies at the intersection of five main roads: Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly Street, Covent Street and Haymarket.

Piccadilly Circus, London

It was created by John Nash as part of the future King George IV's plan to connect Carlton House - where the Prince Regent resided - with Regent's Park. The creation of Shaftesbury Avenue in 1885 turned the plaza into a busy traffic junction. This made Piccadilly Circus attractive for advertisers, who installed London's first illuminated billboards here in 1895. For some time the plaza was surrounded by billboards, creating London's version of Times Square, but Eros statue currently only one building still carries large (mostly electronic) displays. At the center of the Circus stands the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain. The name 'Piccadilly' originates from a seventeenth-century frilled collar The Circus at night named piccadil. Soho, Londres Guide - Quartiers Airbnb. Shoreditch. Brick Lane. Portobello Road Market. Camden Town, Londres Guide - Quartiers Airbnb. CAMDEN MARKETS LONDON. Camden (Cliquer sur l'icône Pinterest)

Carnaby street. Neal's Yard. Neal's Yard is a small alley in Covent Garden between Shorts Gardens and Monmouth Street which opens into a courtyard.

Neal's Yard

It is named after the 17th century developer, Thomas Neale.[1] It now contains several health food cafes and New Age retailers such as Neal's Yard Remedies, Neal's Yard Dairy, and World Food Cafe.[2][3] References[edit] External links[edit] Discover a London original. Belgravia, Londres Guide - Quartiers Airbnb. Streets of London: 10 London Roads with Unique Names and Their Fascinating Histories - Londontopia. Jerusalem Passage When a city has been around since Roman times, it tends to develop some very unique names for the city streets.

Streets of London: 10 London Roads with Unique Names and Their Fascinating Histories - Londontopia

Each era of London’s history has left its mark on the various streets, avenues, lanes, and ways. Here are ten unique London streets names and their fascinating histories. 1. Crooked Usage – The name of this street might be traced back to Anglo-Saxon days, where a usage was a strip of grass between fields. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Abbey Road (rue) Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Abbey Road (rue)

Abbey Road - Crossing Cam - vidéosurveillance (en direct) Street Art London Tours – Booking. Street Art London runs a variety of street art tours for the public in London each week.

Street Art London Tours – Booking

The principal tour that we run is in Shoreditch. We also run tours in father afield places such as Hackney Wick, one of the best new areas for street art in London and in Dulwich, where we organised a large scale street art festival in 2013. We also offer private tours for groups and for these tours we are totally flexible on time and can also put these tours on in French, Spanish and Italian. How to book: To book a tour please send us an email at tours@streetartlondon.co.uk stating the date and tour that you would like to come on a tour with us and the number of people.

The Shoredtich tour is the classic and original street art tour that Street Art London offers. Tuesday 10AM (two hours approx) Departs from Old St Underground Station (Outside Exit/Subway One). Thursday 10AM (two hours approx) Departs from Old St Underground Station (Outside Exit/Subway One). Please spread the word!

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany London - Thierry Noir. On 6 November, legendary artist Thierry Noir – who painted the Berlin Wall almost every day between 1984 and 1989 – brought his iconic imagery to Belgrave Square to mark the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall.

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany London - Thierry Noir

Enlarge image Thierry Noir at work on his paintings in front of the German House, 6 November 2014 (© German Embassy London) In association with the Howard Griffin Gallery, Noir undertook a major commission to paint his trademark images both inside and outside the German Embassy buildings over the course of several days. This large-scale mural project looks back at Noir’s famous paintings on the Berlin Wall, which featured in Wim Wenders' classic film Wings of Desire and can still be seen in Berlin today as part of the East Side Gallery. You can find out more about this discussion, which saw eyewitnesses to the events of November 1989 share their impressions and talk about the impact of the Fall of the Wall on the present, below. RIPPER-VISION™ 7.30pm DAILY ALDGATE EAST LONDON. Christmas Lights in London.

Oxford Street Christmas Lights. Time Out says Posted: Fri Oct 17 2014 Oxford Street will sparkle for a fifty-fifth year this Christmas as its full length will be decked with 1778 glowing white orbs.

Oxford Street Christmas Lights

The decorations were also on display last year, but as we're already rather fond of them we don't mind that they're centre stage again. The switch-on (November 6, event starts 5pm, switch-on sometime between 5.30pm-6.30pm) will be accompanied by a live performance from the winner of a national competition called 'Talent Starts Here', as well as Manchester boyband Rixton, Jess Glynne (who features on Clean Bandit's single 'Rather Be') and the cast of the West End's 'Charile and the Chocolate Factory.

Cheryl Fernandez Versini (née Tweedy, previously known as Cole) will flick the switch. Christmas Lights and Decorations in London. Christmas lights in London - Christmas in London 2014. Christmas Lights London – Christmas Lights in London 2014. Outside John Lewis Oxford Street for the Christmas Lights switch-on with Cheryl - BBC London.