LONDON with its history stretching back to Roman times is one of the world's capitals and famous for its iconic red double-deck busses. But don’t miss out, it has so much more to offer including Art and Architecture. We have selected a few very famous and less famous spots around the city we think are worth a visit

1. Hampton Court Palace, Molesey, United Kingdom -

The building of the palace began in 1515 for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favourite of King Henry VIII. In 1529, as Wolsey fell from favour, the King seized the palace for himself and later enlarged it. Along with St James's Palace, it is one of only two surviving palaces out of the many owned by King Henry VIII.

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Owner: Queen Elizabeth II in right of the Crown

Designer: Christopher Wren

Address:East Molesey KT8 9AU, UK
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hampton_Court_Palace

2. Westminster Abbey, , United Kingdom -

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster.

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Opened: 1090

Architectural style: Gothic architecture

Address:Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA, UK
Phone: +44 20 7222 5152
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westminster_Abbey
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WestminsterAbbeyLondon
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/westminsterabbeylondon/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/wabbey

3. Palace of Westminster, , United Kingdom -

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster.

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Address:Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK
Phone: +44 20 7219 3000
Website: http://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/building/palace
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Palace-of-Westminster/104095576294503

4. Nelson's Column, , United Kingdom -

Nelson's Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The monument was constructed between 1840 and 1843 to a design by William Railton.

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Address:A400 Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DU, UK
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson%27s_Column
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nelsons-Column/111470138880443

5. Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain, , United Kingdom -

The Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain was erected in 1892–1893 to commemorate the philanthropic works of Lord Shaftesbury, who was a famous Victorian politician and philanthropist. The monument is surmounted by Alfred Gilbert's winged nude statue generally, though mistakenly, known as Eros, has been called "London's most famous work of sculpture"

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Address:Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 9HS, UK
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaftesbury_Memorial_Fountain

6. Peter Pan statue, , United Kingdom -

The Peter Pan statue is a bronze sculpture of James Barrie's character Peter Pan. It was commissioned by Barrie and made by Sir George Frampton. The original statue is displayed close to Barrie's former home on Bayswater Road. Barrie's stories were inspired in part by the gardens: the statue is located at the place where Peter Pan lands in Barrie's book.

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Address:London W2 2UH, UK
Phone: +44 300 061 2000
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Pan_statue

7. St Pancras Old Church, London, United Kingdom -

St Pancras Old Church is dedicated to the Roman martyr Saint Pancras and is believed by many to be one of the oldest sites of Christian worship in England.

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Address:Pancras Rd, London, Camden Town NW1 1UL, UK
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Pancras_Old_Church

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