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Churchill War Rooms
#1 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Awesome historical site that provides a visitor with wonderful opportunity to experience in a vivid and interesting way the center of Britain's war effort during WW2.
I am a history buff and like military history in particular so this stop was a wonderful mix of both the personality and background of a great man in history and also a view of life as it was in the midst of war f...
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Houses of Parliament
#2 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Got on the tour free of charge through our local MP in Withington Manchester.. Jeff Smith many thanks Jeff it was truly educational, the sights the splendour and the stories told by the Houses of Parliament tour g...
We did a kayaking tour called 'big Ben and back with 'kayaking london' who are based in Chelsea (where you're kayaking trip begins) and it's an excellent way to view the city and houses of parliament.
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Westminster Abbey
#5 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Highly Recommended to get the area visit, and see the Modern and Historical London, best place to get Iconic Views of London and get closer to History of UK, best City in the World ( London )
It is was very cool to be near the burial sites of so amazing people including Isaac Newton, George Friedrich Händel, Ralph Vaughan Williams, David Livingstone, and a great many others; and the memorials for the d...
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Buckingham Palace
#10 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Beautiful visit .... incredible architecture and a place you must see the energy is incredible view is spectacular enjoy every minute of it History and you can be part of it Michael
... it is a big and powerful structure that houses a powerful and iconic family, I was in awe when I visited this incredible landmark It felt nice to have been to see one of the most popular landmarks in the world.
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Big Ben
#12 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
loved it amzing views loads to do around weather was lovely on the day that i went so it was perfect i love the history is just perfect would deffenently recomnd it worth a visit
... famous sights of London From here you can also see the London eye which is truly spectacular and I must visit there the next time I am in London so I can really capture a birds eye of view of this amazing city
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Westminster
#24 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Parliament Square at the intersection of Great George, Bridge and St. Margaret Streets affords wonderful views and a great spot for photos of the Houses of Parliament.
... Bridge until Lambeth Bridge, one can explore the small Victoria Tower Gardens and on the way, see sites like the Jewel Tower and Saint Margret’s church St James’s Park & surrounding area – St James’s is a beau...
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Westminster Cathedral
#42 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The bookshop is better stocked and has wider ranges of souvenirs and gifts and the trip up the tower to see the view of London, and indeed some of the treasures of the Cathedral, is well worth it.
A Gift Shop - located 2 the L of the main ent -sells the usual range of gifts etc as well as tickets to:- Tower Viewing Gallery - giving spectacular views over the city's skyline as it is 64m above street level.
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Battle of Britain Monument
#54 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The Battle of Britian Monument is obviously a very important memorial spot, and offers an admirable sculpture with a breathtaking choice of views.
Whilst viewing London sites with my brother we came across the memorial while walking along the River Thames.
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The UK Supreme Court
#55 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The court rooms were a joy to view, all of different make and build, with a comfortable and professional environment.
Not at all stuffy and you can pop in to sit and watch the highest court in the land make landmark judgements.
Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall
#64 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
... free, it happens several times every day so it's easy to catch, the pomp and ceremony level is surpassed only by the impeccably turned out Guardsmen, and it's central to some of London's most-visited landmarks.
... of the British Army, the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons) and their history can be seen in the Household Cavalry Museum located at this site and well worth a visit.
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Cenotaph
#80 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
This is the site of national remembrance each November.
Set off early if you want a good view, we were there just after nine.
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Royal Mews
#87 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
You can see horse-drawn carriages coming and going on exercise and view all the main royal carriages that normally you will only see on state occasions.
Our guide was terrific (we've found this to be the case at all the sites administered by Royal Palaces).
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Victoria Embankment
#89 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
You can Walk along here and get great views of the city and take some great photographs as well as seeing such interesting sites along your way such as Cleopatras needle and just the ironwork of the lights etc
Although Victoria Embankment is essentially part of the road and river system between Westminster and Blackfriars it is a very interesting walk to take in some fantastic landmarks, buildings and statues.
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Banqueting House
#91 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The Banqueting House ceiling by Sir Peter Paul Ruben masterpiece from the golden age of painting, and one of London's most awe-inspiring sights.
This area is packed with major sites, Big Ben, Parliament Square and Downing Street and is a short walk from Buckingham Palace and St. James Park.
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Whitehall
#94 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
If you take a stroll down here from the Famous Trafalgar Square area that is just so loved by all visitors to this the Worlds Greatest City then you will pass various sights such as; Downing Street, Horse Guards P...
This is what Britain is all about, Whitehall is fantastic amazing views as you walk up towards Big Ben, passed Horse Guards Parade, the heart of government at its best, So many tourists flock to Whitehall to see D...
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Queen Victoria Memorial
#96 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
A view down the Mall from the Queen Victoria memorial during the busy summer parade season, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, rides back from Horse Guards Parade towards Buckingham palace
There are also excellent views of Buckingham Palace available from the memorial.
Parliament Square
#103 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
While enjoying the views from the square, we were also able to take a close-up look at the wonderful statue of Sir Winston Churchill situated in the square.
... just in front of the Parliament so you can spend there a couple of hours (or more) just enjoying the view that is so awesome that it even makes it hard to believe - yes, here is The House of Parliament, here i...
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Saint Margaret's Church on Parliament Square
#116 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
We took turns stepping out of line to view this gorgeous church.
Winston Churchill Statue
#131 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
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Horse Guards Building
#143 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
... the LifeGuards and other specific army uses as it backs out onto the rear of Downing Street and the park See it from the Parade Ground side to get the best view and just walk around to see the great architecture
The grand view of this architecture is seen as you come out of the St.James park.
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Women of World War II Memorial
#173 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
When you pass along Whitehall, take a moment to view this sight, and maybe remember your own Female Forebears, who helped to bring an end to that terrible Conflict.
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Charing Cross Road
#184 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
You can't really visit the iconic sites of London and not go through it
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London Victoria Station
#193 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
In Brighton, we took bus 12X to view the Seven Sisters limestone cliffs and took the last bus 270 at 6.47 pm to our friend's house at East Grinstead.
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Central Hall Westminster
#203 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The setting of this venue is quite amazing, 100 metres from Parliament Square, really fantastic architecture and walking distance to so many other amazing landmarks.
We were also escorted onto a balcony with a wonderful outside view of Westminster Abbey and the statues of 20th century people above the door – later we were given a leaflet explaining who they all were.
Little Ben
#241 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
It is so good to see this cute copy of the city’s most famous landmark again!
Nelson Mandela Statue
#265 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
St. John's Smith Square
#272 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Buxton Memorial Fountain
#281 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Abraham Lincoln: The Man
#282 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Mahatma Gandhi Statue
#286 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London