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Old Bloomsbury

Holborn tube station | 88-94 Kingsway, London, England
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Interesting

At first glance you'll be wondering what's to see here however it's the history of course! If... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Amin A
,
Cairo, Egypt
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Smart London district with literary and artistic connections.

In medieval times Bloomsbury used to be called Lomesbury or Lomsbury and the manor and village is... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
WMIM
,
Horsham, United Kingdom
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26 Mar 2016
“Interesting”
22 Jun 2015
“Smart London district with literary and artistic connections.”
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Holborn tube station | 88-94 Kingsway, London, England
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

At first glance you'll be wondering what's to see here however it's the history of course! If you're not a history buff then you may enjoy the old buildings here as well as the tight streets reminiscent of old London. Lovely area for a casual...More

Thank Amin A
Reviewed 22 June 2015

In medieval times Bloomsbury used to be called Lomesbury or Lomsbury and the manor and village is thought to have been roughly on the site of the present Bloomsbury Square. The Royal Mews was once here. Nowadays the area generally known as Bloomsbury is bounded...More

2  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 7 June 2015

There is no reason to go there except on your way to the British Museum, if you go there by metro and stop at Holborn.

Thank sipivu
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Bloomsbury is the district of London just north of the British Museum. It is famous for being the haunt of literary types and intellectuals. There are no specific landmarks, it is more a place to wander and stumble upon points of interest. A walk from...More

2  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 27 November 2011

While I managed to find some small laneways criss-crossing behing Holborn Station, I did not find it to be particularly interesting. Perhaps if you are a fan of the authors above, the area might inspire you a little more, but I did not find the...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2016
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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
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It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
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tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
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