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Fleet Street

London EC4A, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #579 of 1,099 Attractions in London
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you are tired of typical London's attractions you should visit this place. It's near St Paul's cathedral but you will not find there crowds. This play has a great history. It's actually a birthplace of most of British world famous newspapers as more for a century offices of media has been located there. Somewhere you can find plaque incorporated... More

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Aberdeenshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A visit to Fleet Street was a must as it was literally around the corner from our hotel. Fascinated by print media, I enjoyed spotting the remaining evidence that all print media was once based here. Many of the buildings are stunning.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

There is wrong location ok this point for fleet street. You should check this location. People don't know this because fleet street is on the city

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Evansville, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Well. Fleet Street is a nice historical stroll . If u just view the outside it's a little boring but if you start asking questions there is a darker very interesting mind tour. I started asking about the underground there and several shops acted like I was crazy but, then a lilies shop let in into their back room and... More

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Tel Aviv
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Take a walk in London's historical street. Home to the Temple Bar and Somerset House, connecting with The Strand, this is a nice street to stroll on your way from Covent Garden to St. Paul's. Sweeney Todd (from the play, or the Johnny Depp movie from 2007 if you prefer) lived in Fleet Street and indeed you can find a... More

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

One of the things we like to see in this area of London is the Temple Bar Memorial, which stands in the middle of the street, making the boundary of Westminster and The City as well as the boundary between Fleet Street and The Strand. This is a historically important landmark and an attractive monument to have a look at... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

For those collecting the "been there, done it" range if T-shirts, this is a famous London street that was once the hub of the country's national newspaper industry. A little bird now tells me that they have mostly moved on to his canary friend's wharf. Still, the old place is worth a quick look.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Fleet street was the centre of the British newspaper industry for over 400 years, now all moved to Canary Wharf. Not a lot to see or do except for a few old buildings and pubs. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese being one of them. Worth a visit.

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Gilberdyke
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Fleet Street is one of those London attractions, like Carnaby Street and Abbey Road, that is an attraction purely on the strength of its name. In fact, at least Carnaby Street still sells clothes, and Abbey Road is a working studio, whereas no publishing is done from Fleet Street these days. So while there’s history to it, there’s nothing specific... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Although no longer the hub of the British newspaper industry, Fleet Street is still quite special in it's appearance and atmosphere. I visited on a work day and the Royal Courts of Justice is a fabulous building to admire!

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