The exclusive residential and retail district of Knightsbridge is located in west London. Home too many famous and expensive shops such as Harrods and Harvey Nichols it's no surprise that Knightsbridge has some of the highest property prices in the world and is home to many of the world's richest people.
Some of London's most renowned restaurants are to be found in the area too such as Apsleys, opened by Heinz Back, holder of 3 Michelin stars and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, serving a modern twist of traditional recipes, can be found on the ground floor and basement of the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel.
Cadogan Hall which opened in 2004 claims to be London's most attractive dedicated classical music venue whilst the Royal Court Theatre on Sloane Square was described as "The most important theatre in Europe" by the New York Times.
In south Kensington the Victoria and Albert or (V&A) Museum offers free admissions and is open daily to visitors. Founded in 1852, today the museum possesses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures.