Brixton, Biggin Hill and Lewisham, are other places in the area which are also worth exploring.
London is famous throughout the world as home to Big Ben. This iconic landmark is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the center of the city.
Pay a visit to Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square in central London.
Watch local sporting heroes, the Crystal Palace F.C, take on their rivals at the iconic Selhurst Park Stadium, Croydon. On game days follow the river of claret and blue, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs for a few post-game beers.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Mercure London Greenwich, the RestUp London, and the Comfort Inn SW8.