Southbank Centre

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Place To See


The largest arts centre in the UK, so-named for its position on the southern embankment of the River Thames. It comprises the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Hayward Gallery, National Poetry Library, and the Arts Council Collection.

Insider Tip

There is a food market held here every Friday to Sunday, serving up a colorful selection of global dishes and drinks.

Lonely Planet
The flagship venue of the Southbank Centre, Europe's largest centre for performing and visual arts, is the Royal Festival Hall. View full review from Lonely Planet
The Royal Festival Hall is truly a People's Palace, with seats for 2,900 and a schedule that ranges from major symphony orchestras to pop stars. View full review from Fodor's
Address: London SE1, UK