Even if you do not know London, your feet and rumors will surely lead you to Oxford Street. This street is called a paradise for shopaholics - there are hundreds of elite boutiques, chain stores of European clothing and accessories. It will take more than a day to visit all the fashion houses and evaluate the latest collections from the world's podiums. Look through the 10 top interesting facts about Oxford Street.
10. Oxford Street is considered the busiest shopping street in Europe. It extends almost for 2.5 kilometers. Thanks to several hundreds of fashion boutiques located here on Oxford Street, there are up to half a million visitors a day. Annually, tourists spend more than a billion pounds on Oxford Street.
9. Today, Oxford Street is one of the most beautiful streets in London, but it was not always such. Earlier, the street was the final point for prisoners traveling from the Newget prison to the public gallows at the Marble Arch.