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Westminster

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There is something great about seeing these iconic buildings up close. If you visit you wont be disappointed

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is something great about seeing these iconic buildings up close. If you visit you wont be disappointed

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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

London is jam packed with sites of historical significance. This is one of those special places - Big Ben, Parliament, etc.

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Benton, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Westminster Abbey and liked it more than Notre Dame in Paris. Many Kings, Queens, and Prime Ministers are Buried here. With you ticket you get an audio for visitors. We bought the London Pass which gets you into a lot of attractions in London.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As all neighborhoods in London make me happy, Westminster is great too. The Abbey and those bells ringing is memorable. Not to be missed.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being from London have visited Westminster many times. Seeing Big Ben and hearing it chime is what London is all about . You will often see MPs around , so watch out. . It can get rather crowded. Not easy to get places to eat cheaply.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You cannot go to London without seeing Westminster! The iconic Big Ben is a site to behold, especially when the bells are going! An amazing piece of architecture and a must see!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One you can taken your photo next to it that about time to move to something more interesting. There are hundred of places that are more interesting than this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place and one of London's signature . Be prepared for quite a long tail line. It took us 40 minutes to get there . Admission sites in 20 GBP While in London included , used and would recommend it to visitors to London

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great buildings, perfect photos opportunities, grand statues in area full of grandeur - what is not to like! We kept going back and never once got bored of the sights!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the Westminster Abbey is one of the MUST visit building in London.. just like the Big Ben near it, also the London Eye

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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