Between the high buildings and beeping traffic there are a few places that peak curiosity and boast surprising beauty.
Our top 4 is a quick guide to those places in London’s East End that you may have missed.
Situated in Tower Hamlets, Victoria Park is abundant with canals, wildlife and many activities for people to do. Open air rock and pop concerts are held in the park during the summer, and people can play tennis or sit next to the pavilion whilst enjoying their colorful and relaxing surroundings. Situated on the borders of Bethanl Green, Hackney, and Bow, this 86 hectares or park will pleasantly surprise anyone who visits it.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Home to the London Olympics in 2012, the Olympic Park in Stratford is still home to a plethora of activities. There are plenty of sport events held there, such as Wheelchair Rugby Challenge 2015. You can stand on the UK’s tallest sculpture, the Arcelormittal Orbit. Or you can simply just walk around and admire the landscape.
Tucked away in East London, next to the River Thames, Maritime Greenwich is a world heritage site is an important cultural hub. Just 20 minutes from Central London, Greenwich is home to famous sites such as the Royal Observatory, Greenwich Mean Time, and many maritime museums. There’s also beautiful architecture by Sir Christopher Wren to admire as you’re wandering around.
The O2 Arena in East London is a metropolitan hive of incredible concerts, entertainment, and food and drink. Located on the south side of the River Thames in Peninsula Square, London’s O2 Arena will not leave you without things to do. Formally known as the Millennium Dome, this incredible venue now plays host to some of the most famous acts from around the world.
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