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Pictures of Greater London

A county in England

About the county of Greater London

Greater London is not only a County full of interesting towns and villages, it is also home to England's capital city, 'London'. Covering such a vast area and encompassing what used to be Middlesex and even parts of Surrey, Greater London has countless places of interest and 'must see' attractions to visit. Starting with The Queen of England's official London residence 'Buckingham Palace', parts of which are open to visitors. 'Kew Gardens' is a popular tourist attraction, a place of such natural beauty covering three hundred acres. The clock tower 'Big Ben' a famous London landmark which stands an amazing 316ft. high. Other fascinating places of interest include: 'Downing Street', home of the British Prime Minister. 'Marble Arch', built in 1828. The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Catherdral and one of Londons most recent tourist attractions is the 'London Eye', the world's highest observation wheel.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Greater London

Albert Bridge - Spanning The Thames Between Chelsea and Battersea

Chelsea (173 Pictures)

Chelsea is a district in London which in recent times gained fame as the 'home' of the 'swinging sixties' . The swinging sixties was defined on the Kings Road, which runs the length of the area and both the Beatles and the Rolling Stones lived here at one time...


Kensington (86 Pictures)

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...

The Duke Of Wellington

Notting Hill (35 Pictures)

This area of London is known throughout the world as the scene of London's biggest annual street party...

Runtzmere Lake

Stoke Newington (148 Pictures)

Stoke Newington offers visitors a diverse cultural experience, it has restaurants of all types of cuisine, plenty of pubs, clubs, shops and markets, and is sufficiently close to all the historic attractions at the heart of the City of London...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

Terminal 2 -The last to finish

Heathrow Airport (26 Pictures)


Kyoto Gardens, Holland Park, London

Holland Park (21 Pictures)

Opened in 1952, Holland Park is the most romantic of all the London Parks with one of the main features being the Kyoto Japanese.....

A picture of Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds (15 Pictures)

Madame Tussauds, the worldwide famous Waxworks Museum has a multitude of fascinating exhibits of famous people such as Michael.....

The Gold State Coach

The Royal Mews (5 Pictures)

The Royal Stables at the side of Buckingham Palace, London. Established by George III in 1762 and Redesigned by John Nash in 1825.....

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