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  • AROUND AROUND LONDON LONDON
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  • British Museum front view British Museum front view
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  • British Museum- interior
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  • British Museum- reading room British Museum- reading room
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  • British Museum- Assyrian sculpture British Museum- Assyrian sculpture
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  • British Museum Cyrus cilinder British Museum Cyrus cilinder Is a document issued by the Persian ruler Cyrus the Great in the form of a clay cylinder inscribed in Akkadian cuneiform script.The cylinder was created following the Persian conquest of Babylon in 539 BC, when Cyrus overthrew the Babylonian king Nabonidus and replaced him as ruler, ending the Neo-Babylonian Empire. Is a document issued by the Persian ruler Cyrus the Great in the form of a clay cylinder inscribed in Akkadian cuneiform script.The cylinder was created following the Persian conquest of Babylon in 539 BC, when Cyrus overthrew the Babylonian king Nabonidus and replaced him as ruler, ending the Neo-Babylonian Empire.Cyrus the GreatAkkadianNeo-Babylonian EmpireCyrus the GreatAkkadianNeo-Babylonian Empire
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  • British Museum- Sculptures British Museum- Sculptures
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  • The Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament
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  • Big-Ben by night and by day Big-Ben by night and by day The clock tower was built at Westminster in 1288. The clock tower was built at Westminster in 1288.
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  • At the base of each clock face in gilt letters is the Latin inscription: DOMINE SALVAM FAC REGINAM NOSTRAM VICTORIAM PRIMAM Which means O Lord, keep safe our Queen Victoria the First. Latin The tower is designed in Gothic Revival style, and is 96.3 metres high (roughly 16 stories). The tower is designed in Gothic Revival style, and is 96.3 metres high (roughly 16 stories). Gothic Revival Gothic Revival The clock faces are large enough to have once allowed the Clock Tower to be the largest four- faced clock in the world. The clock faces are large enough to have once allowed the Clock Tower to be the largest four- faced clock in the world.
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  • Piccadilly Circus Piccadilly Circus
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  • Piccadily Circus panorama Piccadily Circus panorama
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  • Westminster Abbey Westminster Abbey Is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English. Is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English.
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  • Westminster Abbey- the cloister Westminster Abbey- the cloister
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  • Edwards Coronation Chair Edwards Coronation Chair
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  • Westminster Abbey Westminster Abbey The plan of construction 1894 The plan of construction 1894
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  • 10 Downing Street (Colloquially known in the United Kingdom as Number 10) Is the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury and hence Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Is the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury and hence Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.First Lord of the TreasuryPrime Minister of the United KingdomFirst Lord of the TreasuryPrime Minister of the United Kingdom Almost three hundred years old, the building contains about one hundred rooms. Almost three hundred years old, the building contains about one hundred rooms.
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  • The Barbican Art Centre- interior The Barbican Art Centre- interior
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  • The Barbican Art Centre- outside The Barbican Art Centre- outside
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  • The Buckingham Palace The Buckingham Palace
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  • Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square
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  • Trafalgar Square by night- the fountains Trafalgar Square by night- the fountains
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  • Trafalgar Square at Christmas Trafalgar Square at Christmas
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  • Trafalgar Square from 1908 to 2009 Trafalgar Square from 1908 to 2009
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  • St. Pauls Cathedral St. Pauls Cathedral
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  • St. Pauls Cathedral- the interior St. Pauls Cathedral- the interior
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  • St. Pauls Cathedral- The Dome St. Pauls Cathedral- The Dome
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  • Cathedral's organ Cathedral's organ
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  • The Cathedral seen from above The Cathedral seen from above
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  • St. Pauls Cathedral- picturesque St. Pauls Cathedral- picturesque
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  • The statue of St. Paul The statue of St. Paul
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  • Madame Tussauds -wax museum Madame Tussauds -wax museum
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  • W. Churchill -Tussauds first wax sculpture W. Churchill -Tussauds first wax sculpture
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  • Wax figures Wax figures
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  • The National Gallery The National Gallery
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  • The National Gallery- by night The National Gallery- by night Next is the church St. Martin in the Fields Next is the church St. Martin in the Fields
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  • Caravaggio- The boy peeling fruits Michelangelo- Mona Lisa Michelangelo- Mona Lisa
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  • Rubens Rembrandt Rubens Rembrandt
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  • Tower Bridge Tower Bridge
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  • One of the towers seen from the bridge One of the towers seen from the bridge
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  • The Tower Bridge open The Tower Bridge open
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  • The Tower Bridge seen from above The Tower Bridge seen from above
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