​London City Tour 2nd part; Big Ben and Westminster Abbey

6-days England Summer Solo Travel (United Kingdom)
June 27 to July 03, 2014

​London City tour 1st part; Tower Bridge & Tower of London

How to go to Tower Bridge and Tower of London;
Big Ben of the Westminster Palace is just a little walk away from Westminster Underground Station of Central and District Line in Zone 1 (Central London). Westminster Abbey is in front of Westminster Palace. Only the Westminster Abbey entrance fee is included in London Pass. A separate fee on selected timings is applied in Westminster Palace entrance. Photography and video taking is NOT permitted inside.

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower. The tower is officially known as the Elizabeth Tower, renamed as such to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. The tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world and is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower. The tower has become one of the most prominent symbols of the United Kingdom and is often in the establishing shot of films set in London.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Ben

Big Ben of Westminster Palace

Big Ben of Westminster Palace

Westminster Palace

Westminster Palace

Westminster Abbey was founded 10th century and formerly known as Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster. Since the crowning of William the Conqueror here in 1066, the Abbey has been the nation's Coronation church. It is also the burial and memorial place for many famous historical figures from the last thousand years of British history. Among them are Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Mary Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I of England.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

inside Westminster Abbey

Sarcophagus of Isaac Newton inside Westminster Abbey

Sarcophagus of Isaac Newton inside Westminster Abbey

outside Westminster Abbey

outside Westminster Abbey

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