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    St Katherine's Dock 2

    by filipdebont Written May 8, 2003

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    St Katherine's Dock

    St Katherine's Dock was built in 1824 - 1828 by Thomas Telford, and it was the closest dock near the inner city.

    But now all the old warehouses are renovated into luxury apartments.

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    Little Ben

    by phil_uk_net Written Mar 30, 2003

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    Little Ben

    OK, everyone knows about Big Ben, but what about Little Ben?
    This smaller version can be found just outside Victoria Station. Victoria Palace theatre is in the background.

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    Methodist (Central) Hall

    by mrclay2000 Written Mar 22, 2003

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    Central Hall

    This domed structure, located just down the street from the cloisters of Westminster Abbey, was built in 1912, and in 1946 became the first home of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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    Holland Park / 10 -- Lovely Building

    by Frankinho Written Mar 20, 2003
    Nice Building at Holland Park

    Will find out soon what's the name of this building -- it does have some nice architectural features, in my point of view.

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    Holland Park / 6 -- It's Springtime!

    by Frankinho Written Mar 20, 2003
    Springtime at Holland Park

    Holland Park has some really lovely places, like this terrace-like garden. I'll try to find out the name of that place soon ... It's located in the north-western part of the park.

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    Holland Park / 2 -- Lord Holland

    by Frankinho Updated Mar 19, 2003
    Statue of Lord Holland

    A statue of Lord Holland in the upper section of the park. Judging by the name of the man, I must assume -- after most careful reflections -- that they named the park after him …

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    A world away from the shops

    by LondonChris Written Feb 26, 2003

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    Grovesnor Square

    Just behind Oxford Street there are a number of square's and parks where you can catch your breath, rest your legs, and build up some energy for another assault on the shops.

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    Eat a curry at Brick Lane

    by kat_on_moray Written Feb 22, 2003

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    Brick Lane is full of delicious curry houses and a few second hand clothing stores. The restaurants are relatively cheap (3 pounds for a curry) and very delicious. Don't miss it!

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    Chelsea Embankment statues

    by Ash59 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    This is a statue of Sir Thomas Moore. There are several statues of people of note, dotted along the Embankment.

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    Chelsea Embankment lamp post

    by Ash59 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    This lamp post can be found at the northern end of Albert Bridge. The base of the lamp post reads: - "Chelsea Embankment opened May 1874"

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    Dr Johnson's cat!

    by ChrsStrl Written Dec 8, 2002

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    Hodge

    This is the famous Hodge - his great companion. Erected by the Johnson Society together with a plaque which quotes his famous tribute to the City - "A man who is tired of London is tired of life".

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    Dr Johnson's House

    by ChrsStrl Written Dec 8, 2002

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    London's smallest house!

    Here he lived, in Gough Square. It is the smallest house in London and houses a small museum to the writer who was one of many who came to live in the environs of Fleet Street.

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    Temple Place

    by ChrsStrl Written Dec 8, 2002

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    Santa Maria

    This gilded model of the Santa Maria (Columbus's ship) forms the weathervane above 2 Temple Place, the home of the first Lord Astor. It is opposite Temple Station.

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    Peter Pan & Fairy

    by kingfisher Updated Nov 26, 2002
    Peter Pan & Fairy

    "You can see fairy, only you beleive it"
    The statue of 'Peter Pan' is made by George Frampton in 1912. Peter Pan now is standing in the Kensington Gardens.
    Tube station: Lancaster Gate

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    Camden Market

    by Carmela71 Updated Nov 21, 2002

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    The markets include the Camden Canal Market , Camden Market (leather goods and army surplus gear) and the Electric Market (records and 1960s clothing).

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There are many well-beaten paths in London as befits one of the major travel destinations in the world, but that is not the whole story.  Visitors may well visit Buckingham Palace,  the...

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