>> Nelson’s Column
Nelson’s Column is topped by a statue 17-feet tall – slightly taller than three Lord Nelsons.
>> Piccadilly Circus
The bright lights of Piccadilly Circus and the statue of Eros have become London landmarks.
>> Royal Albert Hall
The Royal Albert Hall, famous for the Proms, was built to commemorate the death of Prince Albert.
>> Royal Exchange
The Royal Exchange, near the Bank of England, is the poshest shopping arcade in the city.
>> Royal Observatory
The Old Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, marks the point where Greenwich Mean Time began.
>> St. James’s Palace
St. James’s was built by Henry VIII, and has been home to some of England’s finest monarchs.
>> St. Paul’s Cathedral
St. Paul’s Cathedral, built after the Great Fire in 1666, boasts the second largest dome in Europe.
>> The Shard
The Shard is one of London’s newest landmarks, towering more than 1000ft above Southwark.
>> Temple Church
Temple Church was founded by the Knights Templar, and based upon the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
>> Thames Flood Barrier
The Thames Flood Barrier near Woolwich protects the City of London from the rising tide of the Thames.
>> Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge’s mock-medieval turrets have been a landmark for just over a hundred years.
>> Tower of London
Built by William the Conqueror, the Tower of London has the Bloody Tower and Traitor’s Gate.
>> Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square has Nelson’s Column, Admiralty Arch, and the world famous National Gallery.
>> Wellington Arch
Wellington Arch was built to celebrate the Duke of Wellington’s victories in the Napoleonic Wars.
>> Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey, burial place to England’s kings and queens, spans 1,000 years of history.