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14 of the Oddest Secret Sights London Has to Offer

Published 5 years ago

London is the ultimate place for visiting outstanding sights. But often, many get to be unseen because they are not among the most popular ones. And I know for a fact that there are even Londoners who have no idea some of these exist. From strange noses and years around the city, through strange museums and caves, to beautiful art – all in one place. So, this list is for all of you who have interest in visiting the unseen of London. Visit the best kept secrets of London Instead of the regular crowded sights.

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The Fan Museum

The Fan Museum

This museum is the only one dedicated entirely to fans. It is home to more than 4,000 fans and the oldest ones date back to 11th century.

Wilton’s Music Hall

Wilton's Music Hall

The building is listed as Grade II* and it’s now used for a multi-arts space in Graces Alley.

Chislehurst Caves

Chislehurst Caves

They are not located in the very heart of London, but are definitely worth visiting. Not everyone can brag with visiting caves in London city, right?

Queen Elizabeth Roof Garden Bar & Cafe

Queen Elizabeth Roof Garden Bar & Cafe

If not for the amazing drinks and for spending time with friends, you can go there just for the breathtaking views of London.

The Hidden Ears

The Hidden Ears

These are creation of Tim Fishlock and are quite odd. You can find them in Covent Garden.

The Tiniest Police Station in the Kingdom

The Tiniest Police Station in the Kingdom

This tiny police station was once used for officers to keep an eye on different protests going on in the Trafalgar square. It’s now used for storage by the council.

St Dunstan’s in the East

St Dunstan's in the East

In the heart of London, this beautiful garden is one of the city’s best kept secrets. Apart from the amazing Gothic architecture, it can be a great place for filming and photography.

Little Venice

Little Venice

Enjoy your spare time in a few of these waterside pubs and cafes! Or take a boat and enjoy a romantic evening with your loved one.

Pelicans in St Jame’s Park

Pelicans in St Jame's Park

You have definitely heard of and visited the park, but did you know there is an entire colony of pelicans there? They are super friendly and can be your companion for your lunch on the bench.

The Hidden Space Invaders

The Hidden Space Invaders

This is only one of the many mosaic products of the French artist Invader. You can find many of his pieces hidden around the world, including cities as London, Hong Kong and Paris.

The Brixton Windmill

The Brixton Windmill

This actual windmill is located in the Blenheim Gardens and was built in 1816.

St Martin’s Window

St Martin's Window

You should definitely check out this window in St Martin in The Fields. It was made by the Iranian artist Shirazeh Houshiary and was inspired by the way water changes the reflection of objects.

The Seven Noses

The Seven Noses

You can find all of the seven noses placed around Soho. They are made by artist Rick Buckley and are perfect for a treasure hunt.

Kensington Roof Gardens

Kensington Roof Gardens

Divided into three themed gardens, this place is a must-see. Enjoy the restaurant located here and have a lovely lunch or dinner!

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