When most people think of Canary Wharf, they think of modernity. As the metropolitan centre of London, Canary Wharf embodies sleek high rises and contemporary architecture. Easily recognizable, Canary Wharf is the tallest part of London, and can easily be spotted in the distance from other areas of the city. Easy to access, Canary wharf is located on the Jubilee Line, between Canada Water and North Greenwich. The iconic tube station, is built between two sections of the shopping centre, and sheltered by a distinctive egg-shaped glass roof.
Brimming in the weekdays with busy business men and women, the location has a buzz of liveliness which is infectious. The area looks particularly scenic at night, when lights from many tall buildings decorate the dark sky. Comparable to New Yorks Wall Street area, Canary Wharf escorts you into a futuristic era. With shops and boutiques galore, Canary Wharf is a perfect destination for a shopping trip in London. Escort a companion around the many stores, and choose one of the trendy restaurants for a romantic meal. For a lovely view of the Thames, head to Canary Riverside, which has a variety of eateries to choose from? The Gaucho Grill is a great spot for a meat craving, or try lunch out at Cafe Berra, a sophisticated venue with an elevated terrace.
For a stylish place to rest your head, Britannia International Hotel is one of the first hotels to have been built in Canary Wharf. Escort your partner to one of the penthouse suites, for spectacular views of the London skyline. The hotel also has an indoor heated swimming pool and spa, for a place to exercise or unwind. Another option is the Marriott, which forms part of an iconic 34-storey skyscraper, in the heart of the financial district. With soft Egyptian cotton sheets, you are certain to get a fulfilling nights sleep.
If you are keen on your walking, then despite its bustling urban nature, there are actually many places to take a stroll. With specially designed walkways all over the area, Canary Wharf is an interesting place to wander around. Marvel at the huge array of shiny steel, glass and polished stone – all designed to absolute perfection. Then head to the nearby Canada Park Square, for the popular outdoor cinema. Brilliant in summer, the sunny location offers a unique place for a first or second date. So let Canary Wharf escort you to new and exciting territory.