One of the most famous streets in London is Baker Street, and one of the most famous houses on it - 221b. Fans of Konan Doyle's art know that in this house from 1881 to 1904 Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson lived. What else is interesting about Baker Street?
10. The street was built in the XVIII century by William Baker, who gave it his name. Gradually Baker Street was built up by fashionable houses, and in the XIX century it became one of the most prestigious streets in London.
9. On Baker Street, the first Madame Tussaud wax museum appeared in 1835, which, after thirty years, was transported to Marylebone Road by the owners.
8. Sherlock Holmes, invented by Arthur Conan Doyle, lived on Baker Street. According to the story, the detective lived in a house 221b, which at the time of writing the book did not even exist. Later, the street was completed, and the house with such number appeared in reality.