34: Somerset House and Courtauld Gallery

Somerset HouseJust after the second church (St. Mary le Strand) the grey stone arches of Somerset House can be seen. Contemporary art shows take place through the year, and if you are a fan of Impressionist paintings, don't miss the permanent collection at the Coutauld gallery, with world-famous masterpieces such as van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear', and Manet's last painting 'A Bar at the Folies-Bergère'. The courtyard at Somerset House becomes an ice-rink for the period around Christmas but normally there are just fountains.

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Marble Arch
Oxford Street
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Oxford Circus
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Leicester Square
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Covent Garden
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Ludgate Hill
St. Paul's Cathedral
Bank of England
London Stone
All Hallows Church
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Port of London Building
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Inns of Court
Dr. Johnson
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Savoy Hotel
Charing Cross
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Texas Embassy
Eros Statue
Regent Street
Hamleys Toy Shop
BBC Broadcasting House
New Bond Street
Primark Store
Speakers' Corner
St. Mary's Hospital

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