London: A Visitor’s Guide
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> Admiralty Arch
The arch was commissioned by King Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria.
> Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial was built by Queen Victoria to commemorate the death of her husband.
> Bomber Command Memorial
The Bomber Memorial in Green Park honours the sacrifices made by Bomber Command during WW2.
The Remembrance Day Parade is held yearly on the Sunday closest to November 11th.
> Charing Cross
Charing Cross stands unnoticed outside the station, but has a history stretching back hundreds of years.
> Cleopatra’s Needle
Cleopatra’s Needle was carved for Pharaoh Tuthmose III. It stands on the Victoria Embankment.
> Duke of York’s Column
The Duke of York’s Column stands near the Mall and commemorates a son of King George III.
> Eros Statue
The bright lights of Piccadilly Circus and the statue of Eros have become London landmarks.