A pedestrian crossing on an average London road has become one of Britain’s unlikeliest tourist attractions thanks to this Beatles’ album cover, featuring the Fab Four walking across the zebra crossing just outside the Abbey Road studios in north London where they recorded most of their albums.
This unique dome-shaped construction was originally built for the millennial celebrations as an exhibition space. It now welcomes the biggest global stars to its stage.
Explore London’s most famous music-related areas, where rock legends from David Bowie to Jimmy Hendrix have lived, recorded albums, played gigs, or generally done something legendary and exciting.
4. Notting Hill Carnival
One of the world's largest street festivals - and it's free! Enjoy the carnival atmosphere with brightly bedecked floats and costumed performers, Calypso music, steel bands and mouth-watering Caribbean food stalls.
5. Hard Rock Café
Hard Rock Cafes have such a brilliant mix of rock and pop memorabilia you can happily browse the displays while waiting for your meal to arrive. Hit the London location – the original one – and you could be sitting by Eric Clapton’s Fender Lead II guitar or Madonna’s iconic pink bustier.
The circular auditorium is most famous for the annual Proms series of good-value concerts that attract the cream of classical talent. However, pop groups too are attracted to play the stage of this elegant building.