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Embankment at Night

A Wet Night on the Thames Embankment - card posted 1903

London is generally regarded as a Roman creation. London: a city made for shopping or killing by Dominic Perring (on the British Archaeology site) explores some recent indications of its origins.

London's New Landmarks
London has a number of iconic landmarks, recognised by people all over the world. Virtually everyone knows that Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square are in the British capital. But newer landmarks are becoming a prominent feature of tourist and working London.

First Time in London
First Time In London? Follow These Tips To Get To Grips With The Big City

Cannon Street
Images of Cannon Street

Charing Cross
Images of Charing Cross

London Bridge
Images of London Bridge

3 Rocking London Shows for your City Break
Every single night there are massive productions of some of the most famous and much loved plays, musicals, ballets and operas. You are truly spoilt for choice.

Waterloo Bridge
Images of Waterloo Bridge and the Embankment

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace - card posted 1920

The Crystal Palace was constructed from iron and glass to house the Great Exhibition in 1851 at Hyde Park. It was moved (and enlarged) to Sydenham in south London in 1854 where it stood until it burned down in 1936. The area is now known as Crystal Palace.

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