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London Tube

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Description: London Underground, better known as the Tube, has 11 lines covering 402km...
London Underground, better known as the Tube, has 11 lines covering 402km and serving 270 stations. Opened in 1863, it is the world's oldest underground railway network, and one of the largest.
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The oyster card makes it all easy to use and travel around. The map also is very easy to read and understand for tourists.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The oyster card makes it all easy to use and travel around. The map also is very easy to read and understand for tourists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The tube has a well designed network. With an Oyster pass you can keep easily going from one place to another, with the easy to use map. However, the only problem I faced when I had my luggage and was hoping for a lift which was not present. May be it was the station's problem not the whole network.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Having a todler and a stroller it is quite an experience riding the tube. Most of the tubes dont have lift or not that I can see of. But this is by far the best transportation in London. It gets you around most landmarks and tourist sights around London

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We bought Oyster Pass for 3 of us and my younger daughter was 12 so she had 1/2 price on the tube. You have to put a 5 Pound deposit on the each card, you swipe in and out of every station, it charges a 6.40 Pound max per day. The maps and app was very easy to use. By... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I use the tube every time I travel to London and look forward to using it - very quick, easy to navigate and quite comfortable when you're used to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I have used the London Underground dozens of times over the decades, and never cease to be amazed by it. The Tube is truly a key London attraction.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Wow the british sure know hove to behave at the subway, and wellguarded with police. Easy to travel but small and noisy wagons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a weekend in London and underground was a good experience staff are so helpful we Bought an oyster card which is perfect for the weekend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

It will not take so much time to get used to it. It can get very crowded during peak times, however it does the job. The price is a little above average compared to other cities around the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We found the Tube to be a fantastic way to get around town while on holiday with the kids (we have two teens). There are many stations with escalators, so traveling with luggage is not horrible. We found them to be well maintained and clean. We ordered four, 40pound, Oyster cards in the mail prior to our trip. The deposit... More 

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