Exploring Aldgate- London’s most exuberant district
Dominated by contemporary buildings, high glass office blocks with futuristic design, Aldgate is a popular neighbourhood located in the City of London. The area stretches within the perimeter made by London Wall, the City, Whitechapel and East End and is undergoing a number of gentrification, making it more inviting and lively area to live.
Aldgate is home to plenty of chic bars and restaurants and popular skyscrapers such as Lloyd’s Register building, London Metal Exchange, 30 St Mary Axe and the Willis Building. The area’s urban landscape includes majority of office buildings. Aldgate’s residential division focuses on bright and high rise well-structured and aesthetically designed apartments, offering best of amenities just like a luxury hotel.
Though the area is popular for its high rise buildings and exciting new commercial quarter but several areas historical appearance is well-preserved and restored. Some of the popular attractions that the area boasts are Brick Lane, St Magnus the Martyr, Christ Church Spitalfields, Tower Of London, Rivington Place and Heron Tower. Apart from all these major attractions the other popular attractions in Aldgate include Whitechapel Gallery, Design Museum, Tower Bridge Exhibition, the Altab Ali Park and Bank of England Museum. Overall, we can say that the location is good to explore in a weekend gateway.
The area boasts of some of the most entertaining bars and restaurants that will certainly suit everybody’s tastes. Amongst the lively bars and restaurants, you will find various places to enjoy fine entertainment and can witness many performances while enjoying food. One such restaurant is Kenza; which not only specialises in serving great delicacies, but also organises belly dancing and other such performances.
Visit Omnino, which is one of the well-known restaurants here. If you want to enjoy a variety of delicious menus and good music in an intimate ambiance visit this restaurant. Other restaurants located in Aldgate area, which are perfectly priced, are Bevis Marks, Old Tea Warehouse, Barcelona Tapas and Thai Square City.
Being well-connected with the major London neighbourhoods, you can reach farthest London point within one hour if you are residing in Aldgate. Some easy and quick mode of transportation in this area includes tubes and train services. Here is the list of nearby tube and train stations:
- Liverpool Street
- Cannon Street
- Cannon Street station
- Moorgate station
- Fenchurch Street station
- Liverpool Street station
If you are in the city of London, for a long or short term stay, book a corporate serviced apartment in Aldgate that will help you stay in the heart of new business centre. Well-connected with several transportation links, the area has so much on offer within half a mile that its a great choice amongst holidaymakers and corporate travellers to reside in this district. Some of the popular areas that are located in proximity to Aldgate are Altab Ali Park, Shoreditch, London Bridge, Barbican and Blackfriars.
About the Author- Krishna Adhikari has a true passion for travel and loves to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to get inspiration from travels. She got her first taste for traveling at the age of 18 and her wanderlust has grown and the list of countries she wants to visit longer.