Standing on the south bank of the Thames, opposite St Paul’s Cathedral is the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe. A reconstruction of the 16th century Globe Theatre which was famous for its association with William Shakespeare. The current venue carries its namesake legacy to this day. The theatre now serves as an open-air venue dedicated to the work of Shakespeare, and some of the many performance’s visitors can still watch at the playhouse include A Midsummer Nights Dream, Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew and many, many more. Depending on the time of year, several plays, operas, comedy shows, and candlelit concerts are held inside the playhouse as well. The theatre welcomes thousands of visitors each day for these innovative productions as well as offering workshops and guided tours. During such tours you can step inside this faithful recreation of the original theatre and imagine it as it would have been at the centre of London’s notorious Bankside entertainment district. A visit here really is a theatrical experience like no other. And that’s not all. Its excellent location in Banksides cultural quarter puts you just steps away from some of London’s most significant attractions. The Tate Modern is nearby as is Borough Market – one of the capitals most famous markets, serving up a wealth of international cuisines.