All you need to know about Charing Cross, London

London's Charing Cross neighbourhood is steeped in history and a popular spot among tourists looking to experience classic London heritage. Well known for the Westminster junction where six routes intersect and the major train station, Charing Cross is well-connected and buzzing with activity. You may notice the decorative monument outside Charing Cross station, the original was built by King Edward I for his late, beloved wife, Eleanor of Castille. A true testament to his heartbreak at her death, the Charing Cross monument is a replica of 1 of 12 crosses Edward built in preparation of Eleanor’s funeral. There are many serviced apartments at Charing Cross due to its central London location and strong transport infrastructure.

While residing in a Charing Cross serviced apartment, you will never run out of things to do. Visit popular landmarks including the National Gallery and Benjamin Franklin House, the sole surviving residence of one of the United States’ founding fathers. If plays and performances are more your style, find a show at the Charing Cross Theatre for other shows, located directly beneath the railway station's arches, or see what’s on at Kit Kat Club Playhouse Theatre. The Victoria Embankment Gardens is a wonderful place to unwind on your business trip during your short stay serviced apartment in Charing Cross, and Trafalgar Square is fantastic for shopping and further sightseeing.

For traditional pub grub, the Princess of Wales and the Sherlock Holmes pub are fantastic options in this district. After a busy day in London, stop by Gordon Ramsay's Street Burger for legendary burgers, seasoned fries, incredible shakes, and more. As an alternative, you could go to Tortilla, where you can choose from a range of dishes like tacos, nachos, quesadillas, and burritos.

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