Updated: Dec 22, 2022
Chinatown is the heart of London's West End entertainment area, nestling between Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Soho. It is an area of bright lights, delicious smells and Chinese culture lined with beautiful red hanging lanterns. This eat, drink and be merry Photorun explores all it has to offer.
This short 'Concierge styled' overview video is designed to give you a flavour of the area, whilst the rest of this blog is focused on providing you with guidance and a 'tasting menu
These Photoruns are designed to help you explore and know the area, so you are better informed when you come back later and consume some of the things that it has to offer, - As usual, it's best to best to do the Photoruns in the early morning when it's peaceful and looking its best. – and it's a great way to find and try out the best places for breakfast
Animated Map of the Chinatown Photorun
Animated map of the Chinatown route with downloads and location tracking. Note this links to plotaroute.com, which has adverts.
This map shows the Photorun route starting outside Leicester Square station and finishing at Leicester Square station and tracing a route that goes past many of the eat, drink and be merry places in the area.
Photorun at Speed - Coming soon.
This short video gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at 25 mph.
360 virtual tour of the route
This 'Visual Map' links to an interactive 360 map where you can immerse yourself into the location and look around its key sights as if you were there. You can go on a virtual tour, listen to the sounds of London and learn something about the history of each location point. This will help you get familiar with the area before your visit.