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10 Downing St, London SW1A, United Kingdom 
44 20 7925 0918
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10 Downing Street, colloquially known in the United Kingdom as "Number 10", is the headquarters of Her Majesty's Government and the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury, an office now invariably held by the Prime Minister.
Situated on Downing Street in the City of Westminster, London, Number 10 is one of the most famous ...»
England, London 
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Located in between Leicester Square and Shaftesbury Avenue, is a self-contained jumble of shops, cafes and restaurants that makes up one of London`s most distinct and popular ethnic enclaves. Gerrard Street, Chinatown`s main drag, has been endowed with ersatz touches - telephone kiosks rigged out as pagodas and fake Oriental gates - and few of a L ...»
The Sandringham Estate Estate Office Sandringham Norfolk PE35 6EN 
01485 545400
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Welcome to the Sandringham Estate: The Norfolk retreat of HM The Queen.
Sandringham is the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty The Queen, and has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs since 1862. The house, set in 24 hectares of stunning gardens, is perhaps the most famous stately home in Norfolk and is at the heart o ...»
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER London SW1A 2PW United Kingdom 
44 20 7219 3000 ‎
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Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and is generally extended to refer to the clock or the clock tower as well. The clock tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world and is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower. It celebrated its 150th anniversary o ...»
The House Office Hatfield House Hatfield Hertfordshire AL9 5NQ 
01707 287010
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There is a ‘free flow arrangement’ where visitors are able to view the house at their own speed. Guides are stationed in most of the rooms and are happy to answer questions from visitors. Audio tours are available, which have an excellent and informative commentary and give in depth information about items of interest in the collection. Pre-booked ...»
England, London 
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The artist Feliks Topolski’s 600 foot long mural which snakes beneath the railway arches on the South Bank. He travelled the globe extensively witnessing several historical events and meeting people who shaped 20th century history such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Chairman Mao, George Bernard Shaw, Black Panthers and HG Wells. He was in Lon ...»
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom 
44 870 990 8881 ‎
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At 135m, the EDF Energy London Eye is the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel. It was conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects and was launched in 2000. It has already won over 75 awards for national and international tourism, outstanding architectural quality and engineering achievement and has now welcomed over 39 million vi ...»
England, London 
020 8965 2651
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Situated off the North Circular Road in Neasden is truly one of the best places in London. We have to admit that it is awkward to reach it by public transport, but if you have a car or a minicab service is not expensive - please go there. You can go by tube to Neasden or Stonebridge park tube stations but from there it is a fair walk. It is worth t ...»
England, London 
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As its name suggest once upon a time this was the main location for the brick kilns which helped rebuild the City of London after the Great Fire. Nowadays, Brick Lane lies at the heart of the Bengali community, and each step is accompanied by the smell of the spices from the numerous cafes and restaurants. If you are looking to purchase particular ...»
England, London 
0207 405 2107
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Soane a bricklayer`s son who rose to be architect of the Bank of England, gradually bought up three adjoining Georgian properties, altering them to serve not only as a home and office, but also as a place to store his collection of art and antiquities. His home remains the best example of what he dubbed his `poetry of architecture`, using mirrors, ...»
England, London 
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Very old food emporium which was established in the 1770s by one of George III`s footmen, Charles Fortnum. The shop has been serving delicacies to the Royal Family and ordinary public ever since. It is most famous for its picnic hampers, an upper-class institution, first introduced as "concentrated lunches" for hunting and shooting parties. Locati ...»
20 Dean's Yard, London SW1P, United Kingdom 
4420 7222 5152
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Kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains - the Abbey is a must-see living pageant of British history. Every year Westminster Abbey welcomes over one million visitors who want to explore this wonderful 700-year-old building. Thousands more join us for worship at our daily services. The Abbey is in the heart of Londo ...»
England, London 
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Eltham Palace is the only English Art Deco house open to the public. Initially a moated manor house bought by Edward II in 1305, additions such as the impressive hammerbeam-roofed Great Hall in the 1470s created one of England's largest palaces for a succession of royals. Most famously, Henry VIII grew up here. After the Civil War the palace fell i ...»
England, London 
0207 255 2422
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Fitzrovia dates back to the 18th century and has been for many years well known for its writers and artists. From H. G. Wells and George Orwell, to Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf - its inhabitants have left an indelible mark. Although it is well known that the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw resided in Fitzroy Square, it is a lesser-known f ...»
England, London 
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If you have missed the tournament itself (held every year in the last week of June and the first week of July), the next best thing for tennis fans is a quick spin around the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, situated by Gate 4, on the east side of the All England grounds, on Church Road. The museum traces the history of the game, which is descended fr ...»
The Original London Sightseeing Tour Limited Jews Row Wandsworth London SW18 1TB United Kingdom 
44 0 20 8877 1722
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The Original London Transport Sightseeing Tour was the first sightseeing tour of its kind in London, formally introduced by London Transport as ‘Service J’ on 11th June 1951, when thousands of visitors descended on the capital for the Festival of Britain. It was described at the time as a non-stop circular tour of London operating with double-decke ...»
London, England 
http://www.londonforfun.com/London-sights.htm
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his museum is situated just across Cambridge Heath Road from Bethnal Green tube station. The ground floor is best known for its unique collection of antique dolls` houses dating back from 1673. Model trains, cars, rocking horses, puppets, a vast doll collection including Native American representations of spirits, temporary exhibitions, antique acc ...»
Carisbrooke Castle Museum, Newport P030 1XY 
01983-523112
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With these words, Princess Beatrice, the Island Governor and youngest daughter of Queen Victoria, on 11 August 1898 opened the museum in the gatehouse newly restored as a memorial to her late husband Prince Henry of Battenberg The exhibits related mainly to King Charles I - imprisoned in the castle for the last year of his life - and comprised pers ...»
England, London 
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n 1951, the South Bank Exhibition, held on derelict land south of the Thames, formed the centrepiece of the nationwide `Festival of Britain`, an attempt to revive postwar morale by celebrating the centenary of the Great Exhibition (when Britain really did rule over half the world). The most striking features of the site were the ferris wheel, the s ...»
England, London 
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This suggestion comes from one of our New Zealand readers. With such passion and vigor he has described this one. The first Earl of Dysart was granted a peerage and the estate of Ham for enduring Charles I`s punishments when misbehaving. It was his daughter, Elizabeth, very ambitious lady who had with help of her second husband, the Earl of Lauderd ...»


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