While you are in the area, be sure to spend a few hours exploring surrounding areas like St. Pancras, Shoreditch and Camden Town.
Travelers come from all the countries of the world to see Big Ben, one of the most iconic attractions in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the city center.
Spend some time in London’s center. You won’t want to miss Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square.
There are plenty of unique cultural highlights in and around Islington. In particular, you should make sure you check out the British Museum, Geffrye Museum and the London Canal Museum. Experience one or two of the magical theater, dance and music shows at the Bloomsbury Theatre, the Sadler's Wells Theatre and the Barbican Arts Centre.
Sights such as Russell Square, Bedford Square and Hoxton Square are well worth visiting during your time in the area. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, spend a little time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as the London Temple Church and the St. Brides' Church.
If you love to find a great deal, explore Smithfield Market.
You’ll find Islington’s sporting heart at the iconic Emirates Stadium, home of the much-loved Arsenal soccer team in winter. If you’re visiting London with a sports fanatic, surprise them with one of the stadium’s behind the scenes tours.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London, the Hotel Russell, and the Club Quarters St. Pauls.