Cranbourn Street, London, WC2H 0AP
Hard to say correctly but easy to use.
This is my stop into Soho and I've always enjoyed coming in from the Northern Line. Yes, because of it's proximity to a few popular destinations (Chinatown being probably the biggest), it can be a little crowded with tourists. Plus, there are some monster long elevators, but everyone's usually polite and stands on the right side... usually.
For god's sake, don't all insist on crowding into the Chinatown exit stairwell- there are three others.
I assure you that all lead upward but to different corners of the same intersection, you lemmings.more
I used to come to this station weekly in the 80's.
It's the stop for Chinatown and those Chinese classes I had to do when young.
Those were the days!
The Northern line (black one) had a lot more character back then when they occasionally ran the old old trains which I loved to see but only got to ride a couple of times. They didn't have a/c either but it was a chance to travel back in...more
My family used to play Monopoly in Malaysia for years before my sister and I came over to boarding school in England. From our extensive Malaysian-English vocabulary, we called it 'Lay-ses-ter' square whenever we played Monopoly.
Well, imagine my complete bewilderment when I came over to school in England and was told by my English friends that it was pronounced 'Lester' square. Really?? Can...more
A busy transfer station for the Northern and Piccadilly Lines, Leicester Square is central to the Soho district. Extremely long escalators here, they are nearly the deepest on the entire Underground, 177 feet below street level.
The station is in Zone 1 with ticket barricades and an Oyster reader. If someone asks you to tell them how to say it, they're hunting for tourists. It's pronounced...more