7. LONDON A stroll from Trafalgar Square via Whitehall to Westminster Bridge and Big Ben
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Starting at Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, you can then head down Whitehall turning left at Parliament Square to head for the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Bridge.
Looking back up Whitehall to Nelson's Column and Trafalgar Square.
The war memorials (i) to women (left) and (ii) Edward Lutyens' Cenotaph built of Portland stone (right) which is inscribed simply with the words 'The Glorious Dead' in memory of soldiers lost in World War I. The Royal Guards were lining Whitehall because the Queen Elizabeth II ('the Queen') had passed by to open a new session of Parliament (November 2007).
The Cenotaph and one of the bands of the Royal Guards.
The magnificent Treasury building in Great George Street, one of hundreds of fine buildings in central London
The clock faces of Big Ben - the icon of London Town, the most photographed clock in the world?
The Methodist Central Hall, Westminster
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, with Big Ben on the distant left
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, the central nave and south aisle
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, the High Altar and east stained glass window
The statue of Oliver Cromwell by the Houses of Parliament - Westminster Hall on the left and Victoria Tower on the right.
Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.
The River Thames and the big wheel of the 'London Eye', looking north from Westminster Bridge towards Hungerford Bridge. On the left is one of the many landing stages and boats that ferry tourists or commuters up and down the River Thames.
London England docspics images pictures © Phil Brown
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