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The London Eye: the heart of London

Located on the South Bank of the River Thames in London, the London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, the official name was originally given by British Airways, however it is now been branded as the Coca-Cola London Eye. It was opened by Tony … Continue reading

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The Fourth Plinth

Trafalgar Square is visually a historical setting with the iconic Nelson’s Column in the center. However, amongst all this Victorian architecture lies a contemporary art piece on top of the Fourth Plinth. Located in the west corner of the Square, this Fourth Plinth has been a pedestal for some of … Continue reading

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The London Underwriting Centre and Mincing Lane

One of London’s most familiar city landmarks, The London Underwriting Centre is located at Minster Court and is the centre for the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance companies. Opening in 1993, the building was commissioned as an international market building and accommodates multiple companies, as well as the International Underwriting … Continue reading

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“The Onion” or London City Hall

For its first two years, the Greater London Authority was based at Romney House on Marsham Street in Westminster. Now, located in the Norman Foster building near Tower Bridge, City hall is where the mayor’s team works and implements policies. Some parts of the building are open to the public, … Continue reading

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Discover the Prince Albert Memorial

Originally used by the monks of Westminster Abbey, Kensington Gardens was once banned to the public during the 18 century. Today this park is open to everyone, from formally dressed horse-riders to partially naked sunbathers. Being centrally located in London, the gardens throw many free events, including concerts, workshops, and … Continue reading

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Top London Attractions for Families

London is a great place to take children, as well as the experience of being able to visit the capital city, which they will no doubt have heard much about at school, there is also a great deal for them to see and do. Here are three of our favourite … Continue reading

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