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Address: London EC4A, England

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Hidden sights along Fleet Street

Fleet Street is lined with reminders of its role at the centre of the British newspaper industry. Countless narrow lanes branch off it and often hide a characterful pub or... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Fleet Street is lined with reminders of its role at the centre of the British newspaper industry. Countless narrow lanes branch off it and often hide a characterful pub or historical treat you could easily walk past unknowingly. Here's a few sights to look for which can be very easily missed. Starting at the western end you have the Law... More 

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Springdale, Maryland, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Im a big fan of the musical and movie Sweeney Good and made it a point to walk Fleet street. Its a street with much to see for a nice stroll. If your a fanbof the musical you probably would want to go just to say you did.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Walk along this street towards the great abbey of St Paul's and try to imagine what it must have been like in the past. From the time of Samuel Johnson, he who said "if you are tired of London you`re tired of life" to the years when the newspapers were published in great numbers. Along the way try to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

This is the street our hotel was located on. It is a beautiful and historic street to walk up and down...then again, we felt that way about every street in London. This place is absolutely amazing.

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Florianopolis, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It is very nice to walk by Fleet Street. There is a very old pub there that probably Samuel Johnson said "If you are tired of London you`re tired of life"!!!! It is a very famous street in London and it is easy to find because it is down to St. Paul`s Cathedral. I`ve enjoyed very much to be walk... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

As is true of much of London, Fleet Street is brimming with history. For comparison, this is just a bit less interesting than Strand. Having said said that, they run into each other and it is definitely worth visiting both.

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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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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

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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