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City of London Information Centre

St. Paul's Churchyard | The City, London EC4M 8BX, England
+44 20 7332 1456
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Great resource and tours

This is a wonderful resource stop--maps for many areas and activities. I used the Charles Dickens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melinda G
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San Diego, California
The cutting edges of modern existence

For me, always a striking contrast between the ancient rituals and contemporary urban space. For... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ElenaNW87RL
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Pfaeffikon, Switzerland
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The City Information Centre is located in London's historic heart, the Square Mile - opposite St Paul's Cathedral . The multi-lingual staff are on hand to help any visitors with their questions and queries 7 days a week. It is your one-stop shop for tickets, maps, publications and expert advice on everything there is to see and do in London and beyond. - Friendly multilingual staff - Free maps and leaflets - Wide range of souvenirs and books - Oyster cards and travel information - Bureaux de Change - Fast track tickets to all major attractions - The London Pass - A wide range of Sightseeing tours (London and beyond) - Guided and self-guided City walks - West End Theatre and Barbican tickets - River Cruise tickets
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St. Paul's Churchyard | The City, London EC4M 8BX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful resource stop--maps for many areas and activities. I used the Charles Dickens walking tour guide they gave me. I also took advantage of one of their many offered walking tours (7 pounds). ‘Enjoyed my walking tour with Susan for the Rome...More

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me, always a striking contrast between the ancient rituals and contemporary urban space. For the forth year, EC3 insurance area is now hosting The Sculpture in the City, an open air exhibition in collaboration between the City of London Corporation, local businesses and the...More

1  Thank ElenaNW87RL
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a good place to pop in for advise and information when visiting the city. Friendly staff are ready to help plan for trips within and out of the city. They also have a wide range of brochures and maps. You can also purchase...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The City of London Information Centre is staffed with people who can make recommendations on what to see and do and they can tell you how to get there. They can also give you free maps and brochures, which is very helpful. Armed with this...More

16  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Wonderful tourist resource - you can buy tickets for shows and events here, you can exchange currency here (at a very decent rate), you can pick up maps and brochures, and you can talk to the very helpful staff - and ask questions. I was...More

2  Thank b d
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I thought I knew London, having grown up in the UK, but, when my Spanish friends came to visit over the Christmas Holidays, I was very grateful to come across the Information Centre to help plan their visit to London. Taking them in, we were...More

3  Thank j0hnr33
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I took an excellent, great value walking tour-- "Dickens in the City"-- through this center near St. Paul's. 90 minute tour for only £7! They offer a variety of tours; staff is helpful & also sold me stamps (much faster than queueing at the Post...More

2  Thank Manningjen
CityInfoCentre, Manager at City of London Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks for your review and pleased that you enjoyed the "Dickens in the City" walk. The City Information Centre runs daily affordable walks on different themes which don't need pre-booking. We also stock a range of free self-guided printed walks to explore the City at...More

Reviewed 17 November 2016

We are a multilingual family. We found this center to Ben, an excellent informant, who assisted us in English, German, Spanish and Catalan, with much sympathy and professionalism. Thankyou

1  Thank chasquipallars
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and I were in London for 10 days, primarily to attend Wimbledon, but to sightsee for 7 days. We stopped by this place, just across the street from St. Paul's, for information on day trips from London, walking tours of the city, and...More

4  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

They were great and let us use their WiFi to book a hotel last minute. They even let us use their phone as a contact number because we couldn't use ours. Wonderful!

1  Thank Shelley E
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Journey52_12
5 April 2017|
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Response from j0hnr33 | Reviewed this property |
if you've only got three days, I would recommend planning and booking in advance - and the best people to help you with that are the City of London Information Centre. I'm not permitted to put a link here - but you can find... More
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MaryCarmelKaz
12 October 2015|
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Response from CityInfoCentre | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. As you have mentioned, most attractions in London will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. However, there will be other activities available that could be suitable for your family (i.e... More
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