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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

Walking the Canal from Camden Town to Lisson Grove. Picture taken in Mid May, 2005

Camden Town (141 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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

The Tamper locomotive.

Ealing (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

Ealing is a thriving place which is now hugely cosmopolitan and has a wide range of multi-cultural offerings...

St. Pancras, London

St Pancras (44 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

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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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater London

Battersea Park

Battersea Park (5 Pictures)

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Marble Arch

Marble Arch (10 Pictures)

Marble Arch was was designed by John Nash and purpose built in 1828 to be the grand entrance to Buckingham Palace. It is.....

Outside Buckingham Palace

Queen Victoria Memorial (18 Pictures)

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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Tate Modern (10 Pictures)

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