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About 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.
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Camden Town

Camden town is a vibrant cosmopolitan region of London...

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Downe

In common with most of this region the history of Downe reaches down the centuries to the days of the Romans and William the Conqueror...

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Eltham Palace.

Eltham

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

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Fulham Football Club

Fulham

It is the home to both Fulham Football Club and Chelsea, both play at Premiership level, thus some of the football's most talented and highly paid stars can often be spotted strolling along Fulham's streets...

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Greenwich

Greenwich

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...

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Hammersmith

Hammersmith developed around the River Thames, which is crossed via a graceful suspension bridge designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette...

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Marylebone, London

Marylebone

Marylebone is one of London's more affluent area's, it is home mostly to the well to do, and yet only a couple of centuries ago a large workhouse was built here to give shelter to the poor and homeless, often foundlings were discovered on the workhouse doorstep...

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Piccadilly

One of the Capital's most noted places, Piccadilly sweeps uphill with handsome houses on one side and Green Park on the other...

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St Pancras

The name of the area is taken from the boy martyred in AD 304. Pancras was the orphaned Christian son of a Phrygian nobleman who was brought up at the court of the Emperor in Rome...

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Stoke Newington

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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London central mosque from Regents Park, London

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

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City Hall, London

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Holland Park in London

Holland Park

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

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Queen Victoria Memorial

Queen Victoria Memorial

The grand memorial statue to a great Queen and Empress standing almost at the doorway of Buckingham Palace, is best appreciated.....

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The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is situated in South Kensington and first opened in 1881. The Museum is one of the finest and largest.....

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is world famous for being the resting place of centuries of British monarchs, and as the place where.....

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Winchester Palace, London, along the embankment.

Winchester Palace

Winchester Palace was built in the early 13th century as the London house of the Bishops of Winchester. Destroyed by fire in.....

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