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Everyone knows to visit London’s most popular spots like Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, etc. but the truth is that the locals avoid those areas because they’re usually packed with tourists and they don’t have much “charm”.

So I’ve put together a list of 5 areas in London that are a bit more “off the beaten path”. They aren’t as known to tourists, and show the side of London that has a lot more character.

In this video I tell you about my 5 favourite “less-touristy” areas in London that you should visit while you’re on your London vacation, and some points of interest for each area that you can check out while you’re there.

In my opinion, you really get to know a city when you avoid the “tourist attractions” and do some exploring outside of the most popular areas, so that’s why I’ve made this video for you guys. Now, watch the video, take some notes, and add these areas to your London itinerary!

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5 Off-beat areas in London to Visit - get away from the tourists and visit these 5 areas in London that have charm and show another side of Londontown. Find out what the 5 unique areas in London are, and what the points of interests to see nearby are. Become a local in London!

Jessica Dante

Jess is the founder of Love and London, an online travel guide that helps London tourists to visit London like they live there. She's been featured in Refinery29, Forbes, BBC Radio 2, HuffPost, and more. Jess is also a sustainable and ethical travel advocate.

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