Day Tour of London
This evening, I am posting a portfolio of images taken during my visit to London. The sightseeing was mainly undertaken on foot.
Night-time image of St. Paul's Cathedral
First Folio of Shakespeare's plays.These works had a major (positive) influence on development of the English language.
River Thames scene taken at sunset.
London Eye: A giant ferris wheel populatr with tourists.
Westminster Abbey: Long used for crowning of British monarchs and other important occasions.
Elizabeth Tower attached to Parliament which holds the Great Clock commonly known as Big Ben.
Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square. Horatio Nelson is ranked as one of the greatest naval commanders in history.
Fountain in Trafalgar Square.
Interior of St Martin's in the Fields, a church a significant architectural interest located near Trafalgar Square.
Exterior of St Martin's in the Fields
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square
View of 'Big Ben' from Trafalgar Square
View of Trafalgar Square and St Martin's in the Fields
This is a Brougham, a light four-wheeld horse-drawn carriage common in the 19th century. I spotted this vehicle near Buckingham Palace.
Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace.
Buckingham Palace, official residence of British monarchs.
Artist's impression of a section of the Roman Wall around London which dates from the 3rd century AD.
Actual archaeology relating to above wall and tower (bastion).
Tower Bridge and the (decommissioned) HMS Belfast on River Thames.