London

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London

Elizabeth Tower or Tower of Westminster, popularly know as " Big Ben" was built as part of the new building designed by Charles Barry, after the old Palace of Westminster was destroyed by fire at night. The tower is designed in the Victorian gothic style, and 96m high. The clock tower was the largest in the world in its time, capable of every hour with the precision of a second. The clock mechanism was completed in 1854, but the tower was not fully constructed until four years later.

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is a bridge in London, England, over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, which gives it its name. Sometimes called London Bridge incorrectly.

London Eye

Tower of London

Is a historic castle located on the north bunk of the River Thames in central London, England. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamles separated from the northern edge of the city to an open space know as Tower Hill.

The British Airways London Eye, also know as the Millennium Wheel, is one of the major viewpoints in the world since its construction in 1999 actually was the London Eye Ferris wheel most of the world until the opening of the star of Nanchang in May 2006. The London Eye has a height of 135 meters.

Buckingham Palace is the official residence of Queen Elizabeth || of the United Kindom in London. Also, is the main area where activities are carried official British royal family including the obligations of state. The Palace has become one of the main tourist attractions in the British capital. Originally know as Buckingham House, the site of today's palace was occupied by municipal offices built by the Duke of Buckinham in 1703 and acquired by king George ||| of the United Kingdom in 1762.

Big Ben

Buckinham Palace


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