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Famous London Landmarks

Famous London Landmarks

London is highly popular for its tourist attractions and famous landmarks. Here is a summary of the main sights to be seen:


London Tower Bridge

Enjoy a view of the River Thames from this famous Victorian bridge.Tower Bridge crosses the River Thames and is an iconic symbol of London. Not to be confused with London Bridge, the next bridge upstream, Tower Bridge takes its name from the closely located Tower of London.

 

The London Eye

No one can deny that the best way to observe the magnificence of the London skyline, is to get in a glass pod on the London Eye, a 135 metres high Ferris wheel and witness this breathtaking view for yourself.


Big Ben & the Houses of Parliament

Adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, one of the most significant buildings in the area, you will find Big Ben, officially known as the Elizabeth Tower. Big Ben is actually the nickname for the great bell inside the 320 foot high clock tower.


Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is one of many palaces owned by the British Royal family and recognized predominantly as the official London residence of the Queen of England, this tourist attraction is visited by millions.


St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s is one of Europe’s largest cathedrals, with its world famous dome that is an iconic feature of the London skyline. St Paul’s Cathedral has long been the site of several historically important events.


Westminster Abbey

Steeped in more than a thousand years of history, architects and historians alike will be in their element when admiring Westminster Abbey, which is one the oldest Gothic architectural structures in England.

 

The author of this article is a graphic designer, photographer, very good writer and mother of four. She works for Click Souvenirs, an online shop with beautiful London Souvenirs.

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