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#1 of 160 in London
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The RAF Benevolent Fund is proud and privileged to be the custodian of the new Bomber Command Memorial in central London. The... more » Owner description: The RAF Benevolent Fund is proud and privileged to be the custodian of the new Bomber Command Memorial in central London. The memorial has been built to be modern, yet classical, in Portland stone. At its heart are the bronze sculptures of a Bomber Command aircrew. Within the memorial, the space is open to the sky with an opening designed to allow light to fall directly onto sculptures of the aircrew. « less
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#2 of 160 in London
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Elizabeth Tower is the name of the famous tower of Parliament - more popularly known as Big Ben. Although often referred to... more » Owner description: Elizabeth Tower is the name of the famous tower of Parliament - more popularly known as Big Ben. Although often referred to as Big Ben, this is actually the nickname of the bell housed within Elizabeth Tower - and Big Ben's official name is the Great Bell. UK residents can arrange a tour of Elizabeth Tower through their local MP or member of the House of Lords. Unfortunately these tours are not available to non-UK residents. A tour takes you up the 334 stone spiral steps to the top of Elizabeth Tower to hear Big Ben strike the hour. As well as seeing a spectacular view of London from 62 metres up the tower, you also go behind the clock faces and have the opportunity to visit the mechanism room to learn about how the clock works in the 21st Century. « less
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#3 of 160 in London
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: Get ready for a breathtaking new attraction, combining an exhilarating active outdoor challenge with a completely unique... more » Owner description: Get ready for a breathtaking new attraction, combining an exhilarating active outdoor challenge with a completely unique perspective on the Capital.Prepare yourself for an unforgettable 90 minute experience which will take you on an uplifting expedition across the roof of the world's most popular entertainment venue. Enjoy spectacular 360 degree views of London from our viewing platform in the centre of the roof, before finishing with a thrilling descent back to base to complete your adventure. « less
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#4 of 160 in London
Category: Bridges
Owner description: This bridge spans the Thames River, providing sweeping views of the city from a glass-enclosed walkway, with museums in each... more » Owner description: This bridge spans the Thames River, providing sweeping views of the city from a glass-enclosed walkway, with museums in each tower house that chronicle the bridge's dramatic history. « less
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#5 of 160 in London
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Set on the south bank of the Thames, approximately five miles from central London, this city borough is rich in maritime... more » Owner description: Set on the south bank of the Thames, approximately five miles from central London, this city borough is rich in maritime history and features the Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum and the Old Royal Observatory, which was built by Sir Christopher Wren for King Charles II. « less
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#6 of 160 in London
Category: Trams
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#7 of 160 in London
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Amusement/ Theme Parks

Tickets for the London Eye are typically £20.  You may want to avoid the queues by prebooking online (and saving 10%!) and collect tickets quickly from one of the collection... more »

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#8 of 160 in London
Category: Trams
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#9 of 160 in London
Category: Architectural Buildings
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#10 of 160 in London
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: A 145-foot-high monument, bearing a statue of Lord Horatio Nelson guarded by lions, marks the spot considered the center of... more » Owner description: A 145-foot-high monument, bearing a statue of Lord Horatio Nelson guarded by lions, marks the spot considered the center of London. « less
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#11 of 160 in London
Category: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The View from The Shard is the visitor attraction at the top of The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe and... more » Owner description: The View from The Shard is the visitor attraction at the top of The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe and London's newest landmark. At almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, it offers visitors spectacular 360 degree views over the UK's capital for up to 40 miles. « less
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#12 of 160 in London
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Observation Decks/ Towers; Historic Sites
Owner description: This 202-foot high freestanding column (the tallest in the world) was built by Christopher Wren in memory of those who died... more » Owner description: This 202-foot high freestanding column (the tallest in the world) was built by Christopher Wren in memory of those who died in the Great Fire of 1666. « less
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#13 of 160 in London
Category: Architectural Buildings
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#14 of 160 in London
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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#15 of 160 in London
Category: Scenic Railroads
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#16 of 160 in London
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; History Museums; Museums; Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: All Hallows By The Tower church was founded in 675 AD and has played an intricate part in London life and world history. US... more » Owner description: All Hallows By The Tower church was founded in 675 AD and has played an intricate part in London life and world history. US President, John Quincy Adams, was married in All Hallows, for example. The site boosts a Brass Rubbing Centre, one of only two such centers in London. « less
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#17 of 160 in London
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#18 of 160 in London
Category: Architectural Buildings
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#19 of 160 in London
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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#20 of 160 in London
Category: Neighborhoods; Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This historic street dates back approximately 450 years, and is now a popular place for great Indian food and Sunday markets.
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#21 of 160 in London
Category: Bridges
Owner description: With a modern design giving a unique tubular effect, London's Millennium Bridge is a 330-meter pedestrian bridge linking the... more » Owner description: With a modern design giving a unique tubular effect, London's Millennium Bridge is a 330-meter pedestrian bridge linking the City of London at St Paul's Cathedral with the new Tate Gallery at Bankside. « less
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#22 of 160 in London
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Flea/ Street Markets; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Specialty Shops
Owner description: London's Oxford Street spells action where you can shop 'til you drop along England's most famous shopping street, drop into... more » Owner description: London's Oxford Street spells action where you can shop 'til you drop along England's most famous shopping street, drop into one of the many pubs for a tasty ale or catch the latest musical at the theater. « less
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#23 of 160 in London
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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#24 of 160 in London
Category: Government Buildings
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#25 of 160 in London
Category: Bridges
This cantilever and suspension bridge, completed in 1873, is especially beautiful at night.
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#26 of 160 in London
Category: Ships
Owner description: Bateaux LondonBateaux London is the Capital’s leading dining experience on the Thames. Offering fresh food, live... more » Owner description: Bateaux LondonBateaux London is the Capital’s leading dining experience on the Thames. Offering fresh food, live entertainment and stunning river views from our two vessels, the Symphony and the Naticia.Enjoy a scheduled lunch, dinner or afternoon tea cruise on board one of our vessels. Alternatively both boats make a stunning backdrop for any event.The SymphonyThis Parisian boat with 'rich tones of a charismatic French accent' combined with her elegant appearance; bring a hint of sophistication over the channel. The Symphony is London's largest restaurant cruise vessel. Her all-glass structure takes the Thames restaurant cruise experience into a different dimension, enabling guests to enjoy the magnificent views of London without any interruption.The NaticiaThe traditional Naticia, with her luxurious royal blue and light wood interior, maintains classic charm and creates the perfect atmosphere for guests to indulge and relax whilst experiencing some of the best views of London's skyline. « less
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#27 of 160 in London
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

For the die-hard Beatles fan, visiting Abbey Road is a must!   MAKE SURE YOU GO TO THE RIGHT 'ABBEY ROAD' THOUGH!   In August 2011 the Docklands Light Railway opened a new line... more »

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#28 of 160 in London
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Public Transportation Systems
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#29 of 160 in London
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods; Parks; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London landmark blazes with neon displays, which serve as a... more » Owner description: Located at the junction of five busy streets, this famous London landmark blazes with neon displays, which serve as a colorful backdrop to a bronze fountain topped by a figure of a winged archer. « less
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#30 of 160 in London
Category: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings
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