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National Gallery
National GalleryTop Pick

Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

0.86km

National collection of Western European painting from the 13th century to 1900.Read more

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London Transport Museum
London Transport MuseumTop Pick

London Transport Museum Covent Garden Piazza , London, WC2E 7BB

1.02km

Public transportation including the railway, underground, buses, memorabiliaRead more

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London Film Museum
London Film MuseumTop Pick

London Film Museum, 45 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7BN

1.04km

Props, costumes, sets and artefacts from British films, history of moviemakingRead more

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Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum

Handel House Museum, 25 Brook Street, London, W1K 4HB

0.14km

18th century period townhouse, home of baroque composer George Frideric HandelRead more

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Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum

25 Brook Street, London, W1K 4HB

0.14km

Handel House was home to Handel from 1723 until 1759. It is here Handel composed many of his famous works, such as...Read more

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HMV (Oxford Street)
HMV (Oxford Street)

363 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London, W1C 2LA

0.16km

HMV is a leading specialist retailer of music, film, games and technology products offering a wide selection of new...Read more

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The Photographers' Gallery
The Photographers' Gallery

The Photographers' Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London, W1F 7LW

0.25km

PhotographyRead more

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Getty Images Gallery
Getty Images Gallery

46 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W 8DX

0.26km

Bringing you closer to this extraordinary photographic resource, the Gallery offers beautiful, affordable photographs...Read more

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British Dental Association Museum
British Dental Association Museum

British Dental Association Museum, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS

0.3km

History of dental care in the United KingdomRead more

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British Dental Association Museum
British Dental Association Museum

64 Wimpole Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 8YS

0.3km

By the mid 19th century there was no unity, organisation or code of ethics for the dental profession. The number of...Read more

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Anaesthesia Museum
Anaesthesia Museum

21 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1PY

0.31km

Founded in 1932 by Dr Henry W Featherstone, The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI)...Read more

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E & R Cyzer
E & R Cyzer

23 Bruton Street, London, W1J 6QF

0.31km

Situated in a newly refurbished gallery space on Bruton Street in Mayfair, E&R Cyzer regularly exhibits work by...Read more

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Faraday Museum
Faraday Museum

Faraday Museum, Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BS

0.36km

Located at the Royal Institution, scientist Michael Faraday's 19th century laboratory, activities and people...Read more

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The Mayor Gallery
The Mayor Gallery

21a Cork Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 3NA

0.37km

Known as the first gallery in Cork Street, The Mayor Gallery was founded in 1925 and is London’s foremost gallery for...Read more

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Red Mansion Foundation
Red Mansion Foundation

Red Mansion Foundation, Portland Place, London

0.38km

Gallery exhibits of contemporary Chinese artRead more

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The Royal Institution of Great Britain
The Royal Institution of Great Britain

21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BS

0.39km

The Royal Institution of Great Britain (often abbreviated as the Royal Institution or Ri) is an organisation devoted...Read more

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Wallace Collection
Wallace Collection

Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London, W1U 3BN

0.39km

Old masters and decorative artsRead more

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The Wallace Collection
The Wallace Collection

Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London, W1U 3BN

0.39km

French 18th century collection of paintings, porcelain, furnishings and armoury. Includes information for visitors,...Read more

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John Martin Gallery
John Martin Gallery

38 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4JG

0.45km

The John Martin Gallery specialises in contemporary art from Britain & Ireland. The gallery has a rolling...Read more

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Royal Academy of Arts
Royal Academy of Arts

Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 0BD

0.45km

Located in Burlington HouseRead more

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Marina D'Or
Marina D'Or

81 Oxford Street, Soho, London, W1D 2EU

0.49km

Marina d'Or was founded in Spain in 1983 and, ever since, has been active in the areas of real estate development,...Read more

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Sinai & Sons
Sinai & Sons

60 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 2QW

0.5km

Second generation antiques dealership, including Fine 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts, Art Nouveau Furniture,...Read more

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Bernard Jacobson Gallery
Bernard Jacobson Gallery

28 Duke Street St James's, London, SW1Y 6AG

0.54km

Bernard Jacobson Gallery was founded in 1969, publishing and distributing prints by artists including Robyn Denny,...Read more

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Apollo Theatre London
Apollo Theatre London

31 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 7EZ

0.55km

After first opening its doors February 1901, the Apollo Theatre has since become an inspiring destination for London...Read more

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Sladmore (19th & 20th Century Sculptures)
Sladmore (19th & 20th Century Sculptures)

57 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6LX

0.55km

The Sladmore, founded in 1965, is today one of the world's leading art galleries. We specialise in the sale of fine...Read more

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FAQs about Oxford Circus and Sightseeing in London


Oxford Street in London is approximately one and a quarter miles long (two kilometres).



Oxford Street is located in the borough of Westminster in central London.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .



Oxford Street is home to approximately 300 shops including many famous brands. Some of the most well known shops include: Selfridges, TopShop, Disney Store, Zara, O2, Nike Town, Marks & Spencer, The Body Shop, John Lewis, Pandora and many more.

For a full list of shops on Oxford Street see the Oxford Street shopping section of our website here: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/guide



The Oxford Street shops generally close at 9pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; they close at 10pm on Thursday; and 6pm on Sunday.



Oxford Street is located in central London (England, United Kingdom) in the borough of Westminster. The nearest tube stations are Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road, Bond Street and Marble Arch.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .

It is one of the key markers for the "West End". An area of London known for its tourist attractions, shopping, theatres, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Oxford Circus, which is located approximately in the middle of Oxford Street has a latitude of 51.514957 and a longitude of -0.144562.



Selfridges is one of the most famous department stores in London and well worth a visit if you are in central London. It is easy to find. It is located at 400 Oxford Street, close to Bond Street tube station.

For a map showing the location of Selfridges visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/map

For help getting to Oxford Street visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/location/



Central London has many fantastic shopping streets crammed with all manner of shops selling goodies you never even knew you needed until you see them.

Jermyn Street is a particularly good example of this, when construction work is not going on - which is almost never - it is one of the most beautiful streets in St James's lined with exclusive shops selling men's clothing and male grooming products - silver cut-throat razors and the like.

Oxford Street is perhaps the most famous shopping street in London if not the World with approximately three hundred shops squeezed in to a 2km long road.

Regent Street which crosses Oxford Street is arguably as well known, at least to Monopoly fans. Regent Street is home to the flagship Apple store in London; Burberry's flagship store; and of course the kids' favourite, the World famous Hamley's Toy Store.

Another famous London shopping street which meets Oxford Street is Bond Street (comprising of Old Bond Street and New Bond Street). It is a true fashion mecca housing flagship stores by Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, and many other leading fashion brands.


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Blue Plaques in London

Battle Of Lewisham Maroon Plaque - Remembering   the Battle of Lewisham  Thousands  united here against racism and facism  13 August 1977
George Denman And Thomas Denman Brown Plaque - Lord Denman Lord Chief Justice of England lived in this house 1816-1834, and his son Rt Hon George Denman a Judge of the High Court 1872-1892 was born here 1819.
Jack (Kid) Berg Blue Plaque - Jack (Kid) Berg 1909-1991 the 'Whitechapel Windmill' was born in a house near this spot. World Junior Welterweight Cahmpion 1930. British Lightweight Champion 1934.
Dorothy Dene Blue Plaque - Dorothy Dene 1859-1899 artist's model and stage actress livd here 1881-1887
Frankie Howerd Blue Plaque - Frankie Howerd OBE 1917-1992 lived here 1966-1992
Barking Lord Scruff Blue Plaque - 100+ dog years.  Music critic, dog poet, photographic model and all round good egg, Barking Lord Scruff of Highgate, lived here, 1985 - Nov '99.  Erected by good friends.

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