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Tower of London
#4 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
... great (funny, informative), the jewels one of those 'gotta see' things, the armoury a delight for kids, Edward's apartments a fascinating look into 13th (14th?) century life, and amazing views of Tower Bridge.
It was fascinating to wander round and see all the famous landmarks and climb the walls and see the ravens and Oh I loved it - our history is wonderful all that blood and gore and intrigue and wealth and then abje...
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Sky Garden
#6 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Loved it here, fantastic views whilst drinking extra special cocktails made to perfection! Worth the trip, would highly recommend coming here to soak up the view with a great selection of cocktails, whilst watchin...
One of my fave places!!! Very spacious!! Fantastic view!! Delicious cocktails!! Friendly staff!! Love taking my friends there, would recommend to all..!!!
St. Paul's Cathedral
#7 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Plenty of history with the burial places of Lord Nelson and the Duke of Westminster, beautiful artwork, a great view of London for those brave enough to make the climb, and many places to quietly say a prayer of t...
... and to do; beautiful dome, great crypt full of history (the timeline there it's really interesting to find out more about the history of the cathedral); and superb views from the Golden Gallery and Stone Gallery.
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St. Dunstan in the East
#21 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The ruins have stood there since ancient times and the architectural design of the church itself was envisioned by the great Sir Christopher Wren (most famous for designing iconic landmarks in London most recogniz...
... ruins look especially beautiful in the autumn with the golden/ yellow /red leaves as background.The central water fountain was turned on while I was there, which added a magic touch for this garden in my view.
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Temple Church
#31 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
spent several hours touring this church & walking through the nearby courtyards in a busy part of London; the site is well preserved with displays that offer lots of information on the history of Temple Church & t...
Outside in the courtyard (Church Court) you'll have a lovely view of the full church as well as the Inner Temple Hall behind you across the plaza, which was completely rebuilt in 1870 and then again after it was d...
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All Hallows By The Tower
#40 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Definitely go downstairs and view all the interesting artifacts in the crypt.
Fascinating historical site
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Guildhall
#46 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Standing on this site for hundreds of years, it dwarves the history of so many other places; highlights are the Great Hall and the Crypts (more recently restored) but the Art Gallery is worth its own visit.
All fantastic sights and all free!
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Postman's Park
#50 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
You can also download the app "Everyday Heroes of Postman's Park" and use it on site to scan they stories you like to learn more about them!
Charming and interesting, surrounded by lots of other landmarks-fun!
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The Monument to the Great Fire of London
#69 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The reward is a wonderfull view over London: to the South, the river Thames there is a brilliant view to the Tower bridge to the North one can see the St. Paul's Cathedral and then the highlights of modern archite...
When you get to the top, you will see over the surrounding rooftops and see the great sights of London, such as St. Paul's Cathedral, The Shard, The Walkie Talkie, HMS Belfast, Thames River and The Tower Bridge.
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30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)
#91 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
You feel to have London at your feet, the architectural design of The Gherkin is sumptuous and elegant and it is a real pleasure walking through the top floors and sipping a champagne glass with a breathless view.
Fantastic Meal with great service and amazing views
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Millennium Bridge
#102 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The views from Millennium Bridge of London are superb - Tower Bridge, St.Paul's magnificent dome and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre are all nearby.
From the south side at The Globe Theater, there is an unobstructed view of St. Paul's Cathedral on the north, perfectly framed by the bridge supports.
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Dr. Johnson's House
#112 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The little alleyways off the Strand that surround the site make for an entertaining wander around.
Significant Site for Anglophiles
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St Bride's
#124 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
There's a crypt with a fascinating museum which describes the history of the churches on the site as well as having fragments of a 2nd century Roman pavement.
In the basement there is an informative historical display and excavations to view.
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Middle Temple Hall
#156 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The interval is as exciting as the play as you have the opportunity to soak up and view the many artefacts in the hall and adjoining rooms.
A private venue where members of the public can book, see their web site.
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Liverpool Street Station
#159 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Great station with good architectural views but also great train and transport links.
Liverpool Lime Street Train Station is well organized and link up to bus stops to most attraction sites.
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Old Bailey
#161 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
While enjoying a long stroll along Fleet Street, we deviated slightly when we reached Ludgate Hill and walked up to view the Old Bailey from the outside.
Even back in the day when Newgate was the prison that stood on this site (1188 - 1901), there were Sessions here which later became proper criminal hearings.
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Lloyds of London
#168 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Visited Lloyds for work and had a guided tour, the building its self is incredible and the guided tour was very informative, from the top floors the views over London are amazing, if you get chance it's defiantly...
Located on the site of the infamous East India Company office, the pioneers of global trade from 1600s.
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St. Stephen Walbrook
#186 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Check out their web site for history and details of free concerts.
Eventually the Bloomberg building, which is located close by, will soon be finished, so within a few months the outside area will no longer be a building site.
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Fleet Street
#187 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
There's someone for everyone, and a great view of St. Paul's for the tourists - and lots of pubs and restaurants for every taste...
Highlight being the beautiful views of St. Paul's!
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Paternoster Square
#194 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
... a sunny day, there's an interesting sun dial on the side of the London Stock Exchange and nice monuments/statues that blend the new with the old, and it goes without saying, magical views of St Paul's Cathedral.
A wonderful clean, well-maintained square with a view of St Paul's.
Mansion House of City of London
#205 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
It is certainly an eye opener, beautiful pictures, decoration and sights.
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St. Mary-le-Bow
#219 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The first church on this site was built around 1080 AD by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the time.
A church has existed on this site since Saxon times with a medieval version of the church having been destroyed by a Tornado in 1091.
Trinity Hill Memorial
#220 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Behind is a smaller memorial that shows the site of the executions at Tower Hill.
London Wall
#225 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
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St. Magnus The Martyr
#233 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
Also, nice to cross London Bridge, then head west on the other side for a great view of the City of London on the north side - fantastic at night.
Actually built where the old London Bridge used to enter the City of London, there has been a church on this site for over 1000 years and it has a fascinating past- its website has a comprehensive history.Rebuilt...
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London's Roman Amphitheatre
#238 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
A fantastic place to visit in the City of London - and all this wonderful history and art is there for us to view free of charge.
Great environment to imagine the feel, sounds, sights and smells of what we know would have taken place.
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HQS Wellington
#239 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
HQS Wellington is bursting with history and naval / maritime artefacts, with spectacular Thames views.
A unique London venue with commanding views of the river activity and London skyline.
Inner Temple
#245 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The temple church is famous as the church of the Knights Templar and you will see within the church a brief but comprehensive view of the history of the Knights Templar and their role in the Crusades and their sub...
Packed with historic sites it takes less than an hour to stroll round and the other historic Inns of Court are within a short walk.
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Billingsgate Roman Bath House
#247 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
However, once there we found the site fascinating and the two guides brought it to life with their interesting and informative talk.
However, compared to most other tourist sights in London, I thought this was very good value.
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Tower 42
#254 of 879 Sights & Landmarks in London
The restaurant is superb, great food, great service and amazing views.
Wonderful cocktails that are well worth the price for that spectacular view.