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Oxford Street

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  • 1-2 km
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  • half day

A shopping district

Oxford St, City of Westminster, London, UK

Oxford Street is a shopping street in Westminster in London it filled with approximately three hundred shops, including major flagships. It is Europe busiest shopping street

 

Halfway through Oxford Street is Oxford Circus, which joins Oxford Street and Regents Street.

 

Now onto some historic facts:

During the 18th century, the street started getting developed and it was a common place for entertainers, masquerades, especially, were very popular during that time. It wasn’t until the 19th century that the area became known as a shopping place.

 

The street suffered several bombings during WWII in the night of September 17th, 1940.

 

How to get there

Tube: Get off at Oxford Circus or Tottenham Court Road stations

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