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Charing Cross Road, London

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Charing Cross Road is a street in central London running immediately north of St Martin-in-the-Fields to St Giles Circus (the intersection with Oxford Street) and then becomes Tottenham Court Road. It is so called because it serves Charing Cross railway station (named for the nearby Charing Cross).HistoryCharing Cross Road was developed, in conjunction with Shaftesbury Avenue, by the Metropolitan Board of Works under an 1877 Act of Parliament at a cost of £778,238. The two streets and others such as the Thames Embankment, Northumberland Avenue, Kingsway and Aldwych were built to improve traffic flow through central London. It incorporated the routes of several older streets.
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  • 查令十字街在我而言已經等同了“書店”和"郵政藏品"的中心和朝聖地,老舊和新的書店都有,也有專業書店和集郵收藏品老舖,河岸街、倫敦Theatreland劇院近在咫尺,步行即到。這兒也有很多小店,從麥當勞,即食日式料理餐廳到高級餐廳應有盡有。乘巴士或地鐡(查令十字街站)即到,要注意查令十字街地鐡站正封了維修,詳細情形請到地鐡網站查詢。  more »
  • On the Charing Cross Road in London is always something going on. Many interesting shops attract visitors. But also quite full at peak times.
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  • Charing Cross Road has always been synonymous with bookshops both new and old as well as specific bookshops and also is a gateway into Covent Garden/The Strand/Londons Theatreland as well as other are...  more »
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  • Useful independent cash machine.