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Trinity College from Broad St, Oxford.


a Historic City in the county of Oxfordshire

Pictures of Admiralty Arch

in the town of London, in the county of Greater London

About Admiralty Arch

This is part of London's great ceremonial route recognisable all around the world. The massive arch was designed by Sir Aston Webb in 1910 to be a focal point on the route from Trafalgar Square towards Buckingham Palace. The great central arch is only used for majestic occasions, but traffic flows freely through the outer arches two of which are for pedestrian use only.

The Arch takes its name from the nearby Royal Navy Headquarters, although this has nothing to do with the Arch. Since its interception Admiralty Arch has stood silent witness to many grand and state occasions. One of these was the unforgettable moment when the carriage bearing the coffin of the late Diana, Princess of Wales passed beneath Admiralty Arch followed by her two son's the Princes, William and Harry and their father Prince Charles and Grandfather, H.R.H. Prince Philip, all walking behind. In all its grand history, no moment could have been more poignant, nor Admiralty Arch seen by so many millions of people from countries all around the world.

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Tower Bridge

London (3329 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Greater London

(0.2 miles, 0.2 km)

London is one of the top cities in the world, full of history and so many beautiful and fascinating places to visit.You will never tire of all the many fascinating and exciting.....

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Piccadilly (18 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(0.6 miles, 0.9 km)

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


Westminster (131 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(0.6 miles, 1.0 km)

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Mayfair (33 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(0.9 miles, 1.5 km)

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Marylebone (6 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London

(1.2 miles, 2.0 km, direction NW)

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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Trafalgar Square (120 Pictures)

(0.1 miles, 0.2 km)

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National Gallery London (14 Pictures)

(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)

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Westminster Abbey (88 Pictures)

(0.4 miles, 0.6 km)

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London Eye (259 Pictures)

(0.4 miles, 0.7 km)

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