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Oxford Street

Oxford Street, London W1, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #143 of 851 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Flea/ Street Markets, Specialty Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: London's Oxford Street spells action where you can shop 'til you drop along England's most famous shopping street, drop into one of the many pubs for a tasty ale or catch the latest musical at the theater.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Oxford Street is the place you want to go if you want to go shopping. Also go visit it especially around christmas time. Its magical looking and makes you get into the christmas spirit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great Shopping. All major brands ie Zara, Evans, Top Shop, Boots, Super Drugs, Monsoon, Russel n Bromley all on one street. Despite weather being cold - convenient n easy to shop n easy access to Taxis. Marks n Spencer n Selfridges had great stuff too. Overall Christmas Aura made it great to shop too

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We caught the underground and walked up one side and back the other. The shops!!!! The quaint alleyways which open onto courtyards full of more shops and in one case, many cafés. Being pre-Christmas the decorations are like something out of a storybook! Especially Selfridges!!!! Even if you're not into shopping this truly is a must do in London !!!!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

A great place for Christmas shopping. Everything was decorated in a Christmas spirit, so it makes you spend more than you have planned. J

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The lights which are pure white spheres of different sizes gave the impression of a street seen through a snowstorm. All the large stores had their own decorations and overall it was quite an experience

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This is a great place for shopping. It does get very busy so can take a while to walk from one end to the other. It's lovely at christmas when it's all light up at night. easy to get to via tube.

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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

just window shopping, as was the case for me last December. The area was lit up with the most fabulous lights. Especially fun was Selfridges window displays. And inside the iconic department store (made famous for Americans by the show of the same name) was a fantastic magic show near the children's department. Wandered around the whole area before it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Best to go early in the morning so that you 'grow' with the crowds. Selfridges is an exceptional department store selling just about everything. Start off in the basement and work your way up...if you are still in that end of Oxford street when it's time for lunch you might like to try Londons' best hot salt beef sandwich bar... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Took my 3 year old boy too London for the day and couldn't leave without seeing the Christmas lights. It had been a long day so I'd been concerned he wouldn't have the enthusiasm for it but as soon as we entered Oxford Street he was the one pointing things out to me and running from window to window to... More

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Pennsylvania, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I can't say that I am a big fan of shopping, but everyone should take a walk down Oxford Street. To me it is nice during the day, but it seems nicer at night. Selfridges, John Lewis and some smaller shops are worth checking out. TIP: If you need a quick bite or a restroom, head to the Marks &... More

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