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Royal Arcade01

Royal Arcade02

One of the things we like when we are in an old city, is to discover the passages of the city and  Paris and Istanbul’s passages are our favorites. We love their architecture, the details in their architectural ornaments, decorations  and the small shops inside.

Like many of old big cities, London also has some arcades. This XIX. century arcades are concentrated around Piccadilly area and since two centuries they are home of some luxurious small shops.

And here is one of them: The Royal Arcade built in 1879 and located between Old Bond Street and Albemarle Street.

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Christmas lights001 Oxford Street

Christmas Day morning we woke up at five o’clock in the morning for going to watch christmas swimmers in Serpentine in Hyde Park.

Last year, when we were walking there, we were quite surprised to see Oxford Street totally empty for the first time. This year was the same.

So, we enjoyed the emptiness of the main, busiest and most popular streets of London and took some christmas lights photos. The photo above, is taken at 7.30 o’clock in the morning in Oxford Street.

The Regent Street…

Christmas lights002 Regent Street

Mayfair…

Christmas lights003 Mayfair

Bond Street…

Christmas lights004 Bond Street

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