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Founded by Romans, the city is one of the most powerful and important cities in the world.

Popular Landmarks

Big Ben

This 150+ year old tower holds the world's most famous bell.

British Museum

The first public national museum in the world with a collection of over 8 millions works.

Buckingham Palace

The home and headquarters for the monarch of the United Kingdom.

Churchill War Rooms

The British government's underground command center during WWII.

HMS Belfast

Commissioned in 1939, Belfast saw extensive duty during the Second World War, including the Normandy invasion.

Photo by Barry Marsh

Palace of Westminster

The meeting place for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of Parliament.

Royal Observatory

An observatory that sits on the Prime Meridian, marking Greenwich Mean Time.

Saint Paul's Cathedral

This enormous white cathedral is one of the tallest buildings in London.

Tower Bridge

A beautiful, iconic suspension bridge spanning across the River Thames.

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Tower of London

The Royal Palace and fortress has also been used as a prison.

Westminster Abbey

This 10th century church as been used for royal coronations since the 1066.