Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski yesterday decided to share his whistle stop tour of London's famous sights with his 255,216 Twitter followers.

Podolski toured many of London's tourist attractions, taking in The London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge and finally Arsenal's former home, Highbury Stadium, which has now been turned into luxury apartments.

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Lukas Podolski pictured in front of Tower Bridge

German international Podolski is not the first footballer to share his day out in London, Chelsea's Juan Mata shared his pictures of his tour of London with his Facebook followers shortly after joining the club in August 2011

Lukas Podolski's tour of London in pictures

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  • Lukas Podolski's tour of London

    Starting my London tour from #N5 in a real black cab! #learninglondon Like it ;)

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    Stop 11 #bigben #learninglondon Love it !!! pic.twitter.com/u0NuXB5w

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    Lukas-Podolski.com ‏@Podolski10 3rd stop #stpauls prince Charles and Diana got married here #learninglondon

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    Stop 5 #weddingcakechurch

  • Lukas Podolski's tour of London

    Stop 7 #trafalgarsquare Like a Lion!!! #learninglondon

  • Lukas Podolski's tour of London

    #buckinghampalace the Queen is home!!! #learninglondon

  • Lukas Podolski's tour of London

    Stop 13 #londoneye very impressive! #learninglondon

  • Lukas Podolski's tour of London

    Stop 19 #towerbridge #decent #learninglondon Lukas

  • Lukas Podolski's tour of London

    Last stop and the best one too! #highbury #N5 #learninglondon I hope you like the tour! Poldi

Lukas’ tour was the latest in a series of Learning London features the German international has filmed with Arsenal Media. A free video of his day out will be available on player.arsenal.com from the weekend.