South Bank

The South Bank is on a sharp 90° bend of the Thames in central and one the city's cultural centres. It is a small area but it contains many artistic and creative sites, as well as an eclectic range of other attractions, boutique shopping and trendy food and drink places.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The area around , often called the West End, is the entertainment heart of . Photo: Aurelien Guichard, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a modern art gallery located in London. Photo: Christine Matthews, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Ferris wheel
The , or the Millennium Wheel, is a cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the in London. Photo: Swgreed, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Arts centre
is a large Neoclassical building situated on the south side of the in , overlooking the , just east of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the , between St Martin's Lane and Drury Lane. Photo: Garry Knight, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, is a megalopolis of people, ideas and frenetic energy. Photo: Diliff, CC BY 3.0.

Holborn is a district in , which covers the south-eastern part of the and a part, of the Ward of Farringdon Without in the . Photo: Matthew Black, CC BY-SA 2.0.

South Bank

51.508° or 51° 30' 28.9" north
-0.1097° or 0° 6' 34.9" west
43 feet (13 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 450524790
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 伦敦/南岸
  • Chinese: 南岸 (倫敦)
  • Chinese: 南岸
  • Czech: Jižní nábřeží
  • Dutch: South Bank
  • French: South Bank
  • Hebrew: סאות'בנק
  • Hebrew: סאות' בנק
  • Hebrew: סאות בנק
  • Indonesian: South Bank
  • Italian: South Bank
  • Japanese: サウス・バンク
  • Korean: 사우스뱅크
  • Norwegian: South Bank
  • Norwegian Bokmål: South Bank
  • Persian: ساوت بانک
  • Portuguese: Borough de South Bank
  • Portuguese: Londres/South Bank
  • Portuguese: South Bank
  • Russian: Саут-Банк
  • Russian: Саут-Бэнк
  • Russian: Саут Бэнк
  • Sicilian: South Bank
  • Slovak: South Bank
  • South Azerbaijani: ساوت بانک
  • Spanish: South Bank
  • Turkish: South Bank
  • Urdu: ساوتھبینک، لندن
  • Urdu: ساوتھ بینک، لندن

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