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South Kensington, London

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  • August 17, 2017
    If an admirer of the Victorians two of the items on the London tick-list are (a) a visit to the National Portrait Gallery to see the Victorian section, several serious looking portraits and busts of V...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    One of the most elegant districts of London. Very quiet yet within walking distance from shopping havens (Harrods) and wonderful museums. It's beautiful walk about, obviously there are good places and charming hotels.
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  • August 2, 2017
    We were lucky to stay there for few days while visiting London. Nice quiet area with numerous restaurants, bars and coffee shops.This neighbourhood is the home of few great museums such as Victoria an...  more »

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