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Preplanned City Guides and Travel Itineraries

Oxford Street and Oxford Circus

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Oxford Street and Oxford Circus.

Oxford Street and Oxford Circus features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day London City Guide3-day London City Guide5-day London City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • One of the busiest shopping streets in Europe
  • All the famous fashion brands are represented here

Time required: 110 minutes

Public transport:

  • Bakerloo Line: Oxford Circus station
  • Central Line: Oxford Circus station
  • Victoria Line: Oxford Circus station

Address: Oxford Circus, Westminster, London, W1

Photos: (see more photos)

Photo: lo_ise

Things you need to know:

  • Oxford Street is London's major and most famous shopping street
  • It is home to major department and flagship stores and smaller shops
  • Some of the brands represented are Marks&Spencer, Zara, Nike and H&M
  • Fine cuisine restaurants, pubs and theaters are also located on the street
  • At Oxford Circus there is a notable diagonal pedestrian crossing, opened in 2009, the only one of its kind in central London

What to do there:

  • Walk along this famous shopping street anjoying its unique atmosphere
  • Refresh your wardrobe with a few new trendy items
  • Have a coffee break after the tiresome shopping

Tips & Insights:

  • Expect the street to be crowded
  • The street is especially charming at Christmas time with its decoration and illumination
  • If you have the time, take a red double decker bus and ride along for a unique London experience

Oxford Street and Oxford Circus features in these preplanned City Guides: