Type: Attractions, Free Attractions, Museums, Public Spaces, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions
Located in the heart of the Marylebone neighbourhood is Baker Street. The street is perhaps most famous for its association with Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and in this... Read More
Located in the heart of the Marylebone neighbourhood is Baker Street. The street is perhaps most famous for its association with Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and in this area, you can go on historical tours of some of the notable sites from Holmes' case history and the books themselves. There is a museum and shop located on the street providing lots of Sherlock Holmes memorabilia. Just around the corner is the famous waxwork's museum, Madame Tussauds, and the brilliant Planetarium. Queues often stretch around the block, so if you're not a big fan of big commercial museums, then take a walking tour instead and soak up Marylebone's rich history and elegant buildings.
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- Tours and Excursions, Historic Sites: "For all lovers of Conan Doyle books, this corner of London provides a great way to stroll the streets and take yourself back in time."
- Best for Tours and Excursions Because: Baker Street is the home of perhaps the world's most famous detective. Take a walk through history and literature.
- Best for Historic Sites Because: Baker Street is a modern busy street today, but step just around the corner and you can immerse yourself in the crimes of London past.
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