Top Three Reasons to Visit Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf in East London is one of the most dramatic and fast become recognizable addition to London's skyline. The development in this part of London has been a booming business area with financial institutions, international companies and media groups taking up residence alongside shops, malls, bars, restaurants, cinemas, health and sports club, theaters and hotels. Canary Wharf is buzzing with impressive and massive contemporary architecture that has numerous landscaped parks, green gardens, promenades and free open-air musical performances which make it a perfect environment for shopping, working and socializing.

 

Here are the top three reasons to visit Canary Wharf:

Mudchute Farm

Canary WharfMudchute Farm overlooking Canary Wharf

Mudchute farm is the largest urban farm in Europe located in the heart of Isle of Dogs. It is a 34 acres of open parkland and farm overlooked by Canary Wharf's skyscrapers. This farm features horse back riding, educational facilities, farm animals, shops and exceptional range of plants.

2012 London Olympics

London 2012 Olympic StadiumLondon 2012 Olympic Stadium

The 2012 Summer Olympics Games are scheduled to take place in London from July 27 to August 12, 2012. London will become the first city to officially host the Olympic Games three times. The last two was in 1908 and 1948. Canary Wharf is a very strategic location to witness the Olympics. Getting canary wharf apartments gives you easy access to the Olympic Stadium and visiting the London 2012 Games via the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) from Canary Wharf to Stratford.

Museum of London Docklands

Museum of London Docklands - SailortownSailor town inside Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Dockland in Canary Wharf is one of London's most informative and outstanding museums. This museum is a free for everyone who wants to gain insights into the many facets of London history. The Docklands Museum focuses on the history of London's Port, London's River Thames and the people who have lived and worked in the London Docks starting from Roman settlement to regeneration and present day. The Museum charts the changing face of the Thames riverside through paintings, archive documents, archeological finds, film and photography alongside cutting edge interactive exhibits featuring recreated models.

 

 

 

 

 

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post

Photo Credits: Mudchute Farm by??Dominic Sayers, Olympic Stadium by??Magnus D, Sailor Town by??ell brown

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