Shopping in London
A modern and urban shoppers paradise
London stands on equal grounds amongst some of the greatest shopping cities in the World including New York and Paris. It is widely known that the city offers just about every imaginable item that any shopper could desire making it a one stop shopping destination. London is extremely developed with massive shopping malls located in various parts of the city providing ample opportunity to shop regardless of where you are staying in the city.
Three major shopping streets in the city are Oxford Street, Bond Street and Regent Street. Oxford Street houses around 300 retail outlets and is easily the busiest shopping street in all of Europe. This street offers an impressive range of shopping options (department stores and major retail outlets) in addition to dining options.
Regent Street is similar to Oxford Street except that its architecture presents an interesting location shop amidst. Items here also include clothes, fashion accessories, music, and much more.
Bond Street isn’t actually a street per say but is actually the collective reference given to New Bond Street and Old Bond Street. Shops that can be found here include DKNY, Tiffany and Co, Emporio Armani, and many others. New Bond Street houses some of the most exclusive shops that can be found in all of Britain, but buyers should beware that the prices of the items on offer here are extremely high.
Covent Garden is a thriving area of London that is famous for its street performers, theatres, restaurants, bars, the Royal Opera House and of course it’s many shops. Visitors will find arcades of boutiques that offer various handicrafts in addition to clothes and jewellery and other antique items.
Knightsbridge is an extremely upscale area and shopping street that features expensive department stores such as Harrods and Selfridges in addition to upscale retail outlets such as Prada, Burberry and Armani. Regardless of the items you are looking for, shoppers will have to reside in a hotel in London during their visit. Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge
presents a London hotel located in one of the most prominent shopping areas in the city.