The London Stone housed inside a nondescript protective grille on Cannon Street is a little known, yet historical artifact that is a reminder of the time the Romans ruled over the city. It is believed to have been the central milliarium from which all distances were measured.
Nearest Transit: Cannon Street (Lines: Circle, District)
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London Stone and Nearby Attractions on Map
St Paul's Cathedral(0.7 km)
St Paul's Cathedral is one of London's most recognisable buildings standing atop Ludgate Hill, designed by Sir Christopher Wren to replace the Gothic medieval cathedral destroyed in 1666 in the Great Fire of London.
Tower Bridge(1.2 km)
Tower Bridge is a 19th century bridge adjacent to the Tower of London with high neo-Gothic towers and a drawbridge.
Tower Of London(1.1 km)
The Tower of London is one of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses, with a fascinating 900-year history as a royal palace and prison abounding in gruesome stories of treachery, intrigue, adultery and execution.
The Old Operating Theatre(0.8 km)
The Old Operating Theatre, Britain's oldest operating theatre, is an unusual tourist attraction, located on top of St.
Tate Modern(0.8 km)
Tate Modern is an enormous art gallery converted from the former Bankside Power Station that exhibits contemporary and modern art from around the world dating post 1900, arranged thematically and chronologically.
OXO Tower(1.3 km)
The OXO Tower is frequented by people visiting the restaurant, brasserie and bar on the top floor, which offer a great view over the Thames.
National Theatre(1.8 km)
The Royal National Theatre has three large auditoriums - the Olivier, the Lyttelton and the Cottesloe.
South Bank(1.3 km)
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