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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

View of the house and gardens at Eltham Palace, South London.

Eltham (33 Pictures)

The attractive suburb of Eltham is part of the urban sprawl of Greater London...

Greenwich, Greater London

Greenwich (303 Pictures)

The might of british sea-power and the historic town of Greenwich are inseparable. Two famous English sea-faring vessels are here, one is the Cutty Sark, a famous old clipper that shipped tea from China in the 19th-century, and the other, from the 20th-century is Gypsy Moth 1V, sailed round the world by Sir Francis Chichester...

Kensington Gardens - Kensington Palace and rectangular pond

Kensington (86 Pictures)

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

Bierschenke

Westminster (129 Pictures)

Of all the jewels in the City of Westminster, none shines more brightly than Westminster Abbey, stunning setting for the coronation of almost every English monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned there in 1066...

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Recommended attractions in Greater London

London central mosque from Regents Park, London

Central London Mosque (1 Pictures)

The Central London Mosque, founded in 1965 was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd. 1978 saw the completion of the Mosque. The.....

Southwark Cathedral

Southwark Cathedral (14 Pictures)

This is believed to be the oldest Gothic building in London, it stands on a spot where religious buildings have stood for over a.....

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral (99 Pictures)

St Paul's Cathedral is the largest cathedral in England and is the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, whos plans were finally.....

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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