Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street

London is always be the attractive tourists spot. One of the biggest reason for this is varied options in each and every corner of the city. Walkie Talkie is one of such place in a city. This place is also known as 20 Fenchurch Street because of its location at Fenchurch Street. This Building is designed by world renowned architecture Rafael Vinoly. Its structure in a form of Walkie Talkie is the real reason for which it is named as Walkie Talkie. The 34-storey building is 160 m (525 ft.) tall, making it the fifth-tallest building in the City of London. 20 Fenchurch Street features a highly distinctive top-heavy form which appears to burst upward and outward. This allows building to have a top floor Sky Garden which span three floors and offers uninterrupted views across the City. With different viewpoints from it you can experience London like you have experience it never before. Visitors can access Garden of Sky with uniquely conceptualized Bars and Restaurants. The Grand restaurant Paddington is a good option for visitors staying in Paddington area.

Stations near Walkie Talkie

Underground stations and Railway Stations are just walking distance away from Walkie Talkie Building. Monument Tube Station and Bank Tube Station are very closer to Building and you can reach there in less than 5 minutes. Shoreditch High Street Overground Station is nearest railway station and need just 17 minutes’ walk. On the other hand Whitechapel Overground Station need one short 5 minutes ride.

Parking near Walkie Talkie

Those who are directly driving down to Walkie Talkie building can choose car parking facility from Q-Park Bucklesbury and Thames Exchange NCP. Both are just 5 minutes walking away from your destination.

Events near Walkie Talkie

Walkie Talkie and its surroundings is very happening area. You can cover number of live events and activities here. You can experience some cool and unique historical, cultural entertainment and art events here. No matter at what time and season you have come here but place will definitely offer you something different and refreshing. This place host wide variety of events which give options to visitors in choosing events. People staying at hotels in Paddington also came to Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street and its nearby area for some ravishing and popular events happening here.

Tower of London

Trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to a time of intrigue and drama showing about 1000 years of Royal history waiting within its highly fortified walls. Make your way to join Sir Walter Raleigh in the Bloody Tower as he awaits his fate for allegedly plotting against James I. In Tower of London you can experience the Royal jewels, crowns and diamonds encased in the Jewel and Martin Towers. You can also witness here the Henry VIII’s armor, weaponry and torture instruments in the White Tower. Henry VIII’ wives, both of whom were beheaded on the scaffolds at Tower Green. It is now one of the most famous structures in the world and hosts a range of exhibitions and re-enactments which celebrate and represent some of the most spectacular aspects of its gory and glorious past.

The Tower Bridge Exhibition

Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular high walkways, elevated 140ft above the Thames. The Tower Bridge Exhibition gives you completely different view point of River Thames and city London. Fantastic views of the Docklands and the elegant Canary Wharf is something unimaginable and spectacular. A series of short films document the fascinating history of the bridge, while interactive computerized kiosks and graphic panels explain the significance of the incredible views. Each tour end at historical Victoria Engine Room these huge and beautifully maintained, coal-driven engines were used to power the bridge lifts. Your visit there is incomplete without indorsing the two towers and high-level walkways.

Heroes Grotto of Comedy

Just three minute walk away from Walkie Talkie Building there is a reason to laugh. Heroes Grotto of Comedy is a comedy club located next to Drapers Hall behind the bank of England. Managed and Organized by Rock and Roll Manager Bob Slayer. He spent over a decade touring with bands like The Bloodhound Gang, Snoop Dogg, Electric Eel Shock and The Magic Numbers before turning to comedy. The once lavish Throgmortons is being transformed into Heroes Grotto of Comedy. Here you have chance to meet some of the hottest, award winning names in comedy. You can catch here Weirdos Panto: A Christmas Tale, LOL for Shelter with Stuart Lee, League Against Tedium Starring Sara Pascoe, John Kearns, Nish Kumar, Daniel Simonsen and Bob Slayer’s Santageddon.

Shunt Vault

Shunt offers a weekly line-up of live art, theatre, music and pretty much any avant-garde event they happen to create. A network of vaults underneath London Bridge Station is the improbable home of one of the city’s coolest, and dampest, fringe venues. At Shunt Vault you may find yourself drinking in a perfectly imitation of 1930’s pub with the next week wild parody dancers will be twisting round you to a sci-fi soundtrack. Because of its location peoples from Fenchurch Street came here frequently, Old Street station guide you here with in less than fifteen minutes so crowd from old street area also visit here regularly.

The Rose Theatre

The Rose was an Elizabethan theatre. It was the fourth of the public theatres to be built, after The Theatre (1576), the Curtain (1577), and the theatre at Newington Butts (1580). This Place witnessed some of the major artists of its time. Shakespeare and his company performed many times here. In 1989 during evacuation of an office building this place has emerged out, after that a campaign to save Rose Theatre has started. This Fund raising program for it is still going on. Here you will experience Portions of the theatre’s foundations, under the ingress (wooden stairs leading to the galleries), were littered with fruit seeds and hazelnut shells; it has been claimed that hazelnuts were the popcorn of English Renaissance drama. When combined with cinder and earth, they provided a tough floor surface—”so tough, indeed, that 400 years later archaeologists had to take a pick axe to penetrate it. The foundations of the Rose are covered in a few inches of water to keep the ground from developing major cracks.

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