The beloved Monopoly board game dates to the 1900s and the UK version of it was brought into place in the 1930s. If you’re a true fan and a pro player you must explore the actual sites and places that are there in Monopoly board game! Take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and get on an immersive journey through London’s glorious past and present-day charm with these spectacular Monopoly game locations.
Old Kent Road
What was primarily the cheapest property on the Monopoly board is now joined with Whitechapel Road and is only one, south of the city river. It is the first property square on the Monopoly board game and houses a plethora of Arabic and Latin American shops at its North End. The only South London square in the game, Old Kent Road is one of the most multicultural stops on your tour. Reserve your stay at The Montcalm London City with chic, amenity-rich rooms and enjoy the unmatched convenience and comfort of a superb central London location for your exploration!
Back in the 14th century, a church of white stone was built and dedicated to St Mary. It is today known to be the Whitechapel High Street that traverses into Whitechapel Road as you go east. The cheapest property location on the classic Monopoly board game, you’ll find Britain’s oldest manufacturing company, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry here!
A part of London’s inner ring road and a blue property on the board game, the popular Euston Road has lots in store for you. Start your day right with the flavoursome Montcalm afternoon tea and explore the iconic British Library (an earlier part of the British Museum), the Quakers’ headquarters, St Pancreas New Church, Kings Cross, and The Wellcome Collection gallery here.
P.S. The British Library is not only a treasure trove of every non-fiction book ever published but also the original Magna Cartas.
(Great) Marlborough Street
A thoroughfare in Soho, Central London, the Great Marlborough Street is home to the Marlborough Street Magistrates Court. Certainly, one of the most historically rich Monopoly destinations in the city, you’ll be intrigued to know that the street is named after John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough, and an ancestor of Winston Churchill. Being one of the most lucrative slots on the board game (because of its proximity to jail), the legendary Liberty department store with its Tudor-style architecture is one of the most striking buildings on this street.
Deriving its name from ‘piccadil’, a type of collar that was originally sold in the area, Piccadilly runs from Piccadilly Circus to Hyde Park Corner. Bustling with activity throughout the day, you’ll find immersive video displays, neon signs, and impressive advertising boards that make this yellow property on the board game one of the most exciting destinations. Located directly south of Mayfair, you’ll also find the popular Eros statue and the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain here, so make sure to stop and click some Instagram-worthy pictures here!
One of the most lively and busiest shopping streets in the UK is Oxford Street. As you explore Monopoly destinations in London, you’ll find Charing Cross Road on one side of Oxford Street and Marble Arch on the other. World-renowned for its department stores, Oxford Street is a green property in the Monopoly game and has the largest concentration of shops in Europe. Selfridges is the most popular one here and if premium designer attire or high-end fashion is your thing, then you’re sure to return to your luxe accommodation in London City with those bright yellow bags in hand!
Sophistication and class await you in Mayfair as it is one of the most affluent and expensive Monopoly Board locations in London. Mayfair is home to three popular squares in the city, Berkley, Hanover, and Grosvenor Square. The second dark blue property and the most expensive one on the Monopoly board, Mayfair is in the bustling West End of London and is named after the May Fair that ran from 1686 to 1764. It is typically the most desirable property in the game, so, make sure to add this one to your list. Head to Burlington Arcade and stop in at one of the many high-end cocktail bars here to add to the incredible experience!
With the most extraordinary experiences awaiting you in the capital city, keep an eye out for the best London hotel deals and relive the Monopoly game charm with these locations!