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Canary Wharf, London

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Canary Wharf is a major business district located in Tower Hamlets, east London, England. It is one of the United Kingdom's two main financial centres – along with the traditional City of London – and contains many of Europe's tallest buildings, including the second-tallest in Great Britain, One Canada Square.

Canary Wharf contains around 14,000,000 square feet (1,300,000 m2) of office and retail space, of which around 7,900,000 square feet (730,000 m2) is owned by Canary Wharf Group.

Around 105,000 people work in Canary Wharf and it is home to the world or European headquarters of numerous major banks, professional services firms and media organisations including Barclays, Citigroup, Clifford Chance, Credit Suisse, Infosys, Fitch Ratings, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, KPMG, MetLife, Moody's, Morgan Stanley, RBC, Skadden, State Street and Thomson Reuters.

Canary Wharf is located on the West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs.
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  • Very beautiful place that you should not miss. You will meet another very modern architecture in a lush area with expensive restaurants and a pile of pubs. Generally here released another world. Especially at night is gorgeous! Go using the Jubilee underground line
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  • Easy to get to and an interesting place to spend a few hours wondering around. Plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes to pop in to during inclement weather. From experience, I know this is a nic...  more »
  • I think Canary Wharf is a must see, as there is nowhere else in the UK like this. For those that do not know most of the big banks are here, in tall builds next to the Thames. However it is not possib...  more »