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Pictures of Greater London

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Greater London, 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

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Downe (18 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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...

Sign at piccadilly at nite. London

Piccadilly (18 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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

The Turnpike House

Stamford Hill (28 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

Stamford Hill lies in the north of the London Borough of Hackney. It is a popular residential area, and home to one of Europes' largest Orthodox Jewish communities...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater London

Air Lingus

Heathrow Airport Visitor Centre (6 Pictures)

An insight into the past, present and future of Heathrow airport. For all age groups..

The London Wetland Centre. Sunset over lagoon.

London Wetland Centre (15 Pictures)

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Mail Rail at the Postal Museum

The Postal Museum (20 Pictures)

The Postal Museum is a museum run by the Postal Heritage Trust, revealing five centuries of British social and communications.....

Winchester Palace, London, along the embankment.

Winchester Palace (4 Pictures)

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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