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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

Chelsea Old Church and Statue of Sir Thomas More

Chelsea (170 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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...

A picture of Hyde Park

Kensington (86 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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

Marylebone, London

Marylebone (6 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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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Recommended Attractions to visit 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.....

London River Thames. Syon Park and house from the towpath by Kew Gardens.

Syon House (5 Pictures)

This is the magnificent house that made Robert Adams. At only twenty nine years of age he was commissioned to decorate Syon.....

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