10 Famous Streets in London to Visit

By: Leah Shoup

Abbey Road

The Beatles were recording their 1969 album at Abbey Road Studios and took the cover at the zebra crossing here!

Oxford Street

Running between Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road, this major road is one of Europe's busiest shopping streets.

Bond Street

Consisting of both Old Bond Street and New Bond Street, this Mayfair road boasts prestigious retailers like Chanel, Cartier, and Dolce & Gabbana.


Running from Piccadilly Circus to Hyde Park Corner, it's often compared to New York City's Times Square.

Baker Street

Don't miss the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221b Baker Street, home to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.

Savile Row

Home to the finest tailors in London since the 19th century, known as as one of Europe's most famous shopping streets.

The Mall

The Mall is one of the most recognizable roads in London, known for its reddish hue that resembles a grand red carpet leading to Buckingham Palace.

Downing Street

10 Downing Street has served as the official residence of British Prime Ministers since 1735–the U.K.'s equivalent to the White House.

Portobello Road

One of the most famous streets in Notting Hill–it's home to the Portobello Road Market.

Brick Lane

You can find vintage shops, incredible street art, and delicious street food here. Don't miss the Brick Lane Market on Sundays!