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South Kensington, London

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South Kensington is a London Underground station in the district of Kensington, south west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. On the District and Circle lines, the station is between Gloucester Road and Sloane Square, and on the Piccadilly line, it is between Gloucester Road and Knightsbridge. It is in Travelcard Zone 1. The main station entrance is located at the junction of Old Brompton Road (A3218), Thurloe Place, Harrington Road, Onslow Place and Pelham Street. Subsidiary entrances are located in Exhibition Road giving access by pedestrian tunnel to the Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert Museums. Also close by are the Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College London, the Royal College of Music, the London branch of the Goethe-Institut and the Ismaili Centre.
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  • It is much cleaner and nicer in this area of London than most other areas. I don't know why buses don't go down the street where the museums are. You are expected to walk a very, very, very long way a...  more »
  • South Kensington is possibly my favourite area of London City. We always try to stay in hotels in this area, as they tend to be much nicer. The streets are clean and nice to take a stroll around the m...  more »
  • Great selection Carluccio's Mabels Pret Also some fab bakeries eg hummingbird and nice pizza Franca manca Better for eating as the shops nearby are supermarkets eg tesco and waitrose Plenty of picnic ...  more »
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