Tooting named one of the ‘world’s coolest neighbourhoods’, alongside Florence, New York, Lisbon and Dubai | London

A top ten of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods which includes parts of New York, Lisbon and Dubai and Tooting.

Travel website Lonely Planet has included Tooting, south London, in its list of the globe’s must-visit locations.

Despite being best-known as the setting for Citizen Smith, it is listed alongside New York City’s Sunset Park district and the picturesque Borgo San Frediano, in Florence.

Lonely Planet says Tooting, where the average price of a semi-detached house is more than £1 million, ‘has developed into an uber-cool neighbourhood in recent years and lost none of its gritty charm in the process’.

Tooting is also known as the hometown of London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who was also MP for the area, and birthplace of snooker champion Jimmy White. Lonely Planet’s full list of the world’s neighbourhoods includes:

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