Panoramas 50-60

Parliament Square London Panorama

Parliament Square is notoriously difficult to get to, and yet it provides a unique view of the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. The difficultly arises from the fact that Parliament Square became the first official roundabout in 1926, thus surrounding it with traffic. The panorama was merged from a…

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Leadenhall Market London Panorama

Leadenhall Market is a covered Victorian structure housing a unique range of shops, produce and small boutiques. Designed by Sir Horace Jones in 1881 it has been a site of trading since the 14th Century. View the Quicktime panorama of Leadenhall Market, London (3.4mb). As a test we have also…

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City Hall London Panorama

City Hall is home to the Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the GLA, who in July 2002 became tenants of this striking rounded glass building on the south bank of the Thames near Tower Bridge. Members of the public may visit parts of City Hall Monday to Friday…

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Tower Bridge London Panorama

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894, after 8 years in construction. The bridge was built to take pressure of London Bridge as the area to its east grew in population. Built to compliment the Tower of London’s gothic architecture, the bridge’s unique design the result of a collaboration between Horace…

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Southwark Cathedral London Panoramas

South Cathedrals fulls title is The Cathedral Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie. A church has stood on the site for over 1000 years with the first church founded by Mary Overie in the 7th Century. The building in its present form dates in part from 1220. Two…

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Hays Galleria London Panorama

Hays Galleria is tucked along side the river between London and Tower Bridge. A mix of small boutiques, coffee shops, bars and restaurants it is a place to browser and relax as part of a river side walk in London. The galleria is spanned by a steel and glass roof…

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Temple Bar and St Pauls Cathedral London Panorama

Temple Bar is the last remaining gate of the old City of London. Built by Christopher Wren in 1672, Temple Bar divided Fleet Street and the City of London from the Strand and Westminster. It is infamous as it used to display the decapitated heads of traitors. It was dismantled…

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Charlotte Street London Panorama

Charlotte Street is north of Oxford Street and Soho in a region known as Fitzrovia. The name comes from the Fitzroy Tavern (pictured on the corner in the panorama) which was the location for meetings of a number of writers and artists in the area. This name was coined by…

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Covent Garden – St Pauls, London Panorama

Covent Garden it characterised by its street entertainers, cafes, markets and small unique shops. Close to Leicester Square, it is one of the major tourist areas of London. The name Covent Garden is derived from its history as a garden of the convent of the Abbey of St Paul. The…

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Covent Garden Market London Panorama

At the centre of Covent Garden is the glass covered Piazza, home to many shops and restaurants. The original site was designed in 1638 by Indigo Jones, with its arcaded walks based on the Piazza D` Arme at Livorno. The site first became a market place in 1671 and has…

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