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Westminster

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Address: | Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA, England
Phone Number: 442072193000
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You'll visit here once. To get this area out the way. Historical and the centre of controvicey for hundreds of years.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You'll visit here once. To get this area out the way. Historical and the centre of controvicey for hundreds of years.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, statue of Churchill and various other historic landmarks nearby, Westminster is the most important locality in the heart of London, and must be included in every visit to the city.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Grab a tube to Westminster Station and emerge from the exit. In 1 direction is Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Another direction the Thames and London Eye. You're in the heart of all those things you want to see when you visit London.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

nice time spent there! I was really surprised as I was told that were are busy areas, but luckily we got there on the right time as working days, and got to see nice places

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even you don't visit the interior of the building, it's still great to look from the outside. Awesome for architecture lovers.

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Arizona City, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located very close to the Westminster subway stop, this is a must see for every visitor. You generally have to wait 30 minutes to get in (check the web-site to make sure you know what the opening/closing times are. It can vary daily. It costs a modest amount to get in (covered by the London Pass, if you choose this).... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A place eith so much historic and a lot of things to see. There you have Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Parliament, Thames River and a great view of London Eye.

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Middletown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a religious person but the architects of this building are top notch. This is a breath taking piece of gothic revivalist architecture and it makes for amazing and stunning visuals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredible place with incredible history. Ensure you take enough time. The history of England all in one place. Make sure you see the smaller church next door.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Westminster is the historic and must see place for any tourist in London. It has a huge collection of London most iconic locations including Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, London Eye and The Thames

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Westminster
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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