Westminster Travel Guide

The City of Westminster is both a city as well as a London borough. It is situated towards the west of the River Thames and is abode to the majority of London’s ‘west end’. It also accommodates the United Kingdom's government, the Whitehall, the Royal Courts of Justice, as well as the Palace of Westminster. In the year 2002, the census indicated the population size to around 190,631, at a population density of 8,875 per km².

Due to this reason, the city of Westminster is ranked as the 72nd largest area in the country. It is thought to be the popular night retreat for the wealthiest of the local population.

The City of Westminster is a part of central London and is home to the Government, the Monarchy and abundance of tourist attractions. Being located at the heart of London, Westminster focuses on its tourism. It includes the largest number of famous attractions and is even inclusive of prominent landmarks like Westminister Abbey (declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site), Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square. You will also find a large number of theatres, cinemas, shopping theatres with a whopping percentage of hotels and guest houses of the whole London. There are a large number of visitor’s attractions apart from galleries and museums.

Hotels in Westminster

Westminster boasts of a large number of hotels that are located in a quiet part. The best thing is that despite a peaceful surrounding, these hotels are not very far from the places to visit. The list of hotels include Wellington, Grange Rochester, Jolly Hotel St. Ermin’s, Crowne Plaza St. James, 51 Buckingham Gate and many more. 

Famous Places in Westminster

Westminster is a modern place that puts forward a wide range of places to interest visitors and even residents. it has plenty of spaces, with shopping areas, parks, art galleries, museums and much more. There is Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Anaesthesia Heritage Centre. By paying visit to all these sites, you can explore a lot about the glorious past of this place.

Night Life in Westminster

Westminster offers great fun with so many wonderful places to visit. If you are a night person, then don’t miss the ultimate, thrilling night clubs of this place. There are a large number of night clubs, pubs and bars that promises complete fun with awesome music and live performance. Crash and Studio 33 are some of the most popular night clubs of Westminster, which you must visit.

Entertainment in Westminster

Plenty of avenues are there for entertainment with so many bars, pubs, shopping centers, and clubs. You can relish world famous cuisines, enjoy movies, visit parks or indulge in any other recreation activity. If you love to read, then there are various libraries you can visit.

Top Restaurants & Bars in Westminster

You can enjoy plenty of choices to dine in Westminster. A few very popular restaurants in Westminster are Bank Westminster, Boisdale of Belgravia, The Cinnamon Club, Goring Restaurant, Noura, Rex Whistler restaurant and many more.

Where to Stay in Westminster

Accommodation includes inns, cottages, apartments, self catering places and so on. you can go for the one that suits your pocket best.

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