Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, London
From the Victoria Tower gardens you have a beautiful view on the Houses of Parliament and the big Victoria Tower.
In the Victoria Tower Gardens you can see a copy of the famous statue of Rodin.
The name is Les bourgeois de Calais, the citizens of Calais. The original statue can be seen in Paris.
Where once was the Old Palace Yard, stand now a beautiful statue.
It is the statue of Richard I, this statue is made by Carlo Marochetti (1860), and he named it Coer de Lion (Lion heart).
The Gothic building were constructed between 1840 and 1888. The original palace dating back to the times of Edward The Confessor was burnt down in 1834.
London's Big Ben is not the 97,50 m (320 foot) high tower, but the bell in the tower, that forms part of the Houses of Parliament.
The icon of London...Big Ben! No trip to London is complete without seeing this giant clock tower!!!
He was a very historical parliament and his statue outside house of parliaments indicates that how important he was.
Go to see Big Ben and try to be there at noon to hear the chimes.
Then if the weather is good, hop on a boat and take a river cruise.
This the the garden beside the House of Parliament. It is a small but nice garden with some benches for you to sit and relax...
It's easy to find everything in London, because this river. All the importand thing are near this river.
Big Ben is one of London's best-known landmarks, and looks most spectacular at night when the clock faces are illuminated.
just a click of the greyscale option and voila! you've got the best gloomy London skies imaginable...
London isn't always overcast and gloomy...as proven here by an early summer sunset which seemed to light up Big Ben here on fire...well, you know what I mean...:)
The architecture is so famous with it's neo-gothic style building...the four faced clock said to be the largest in Great Britain.
Maybe the most spectacular building along the Thames. The clock tower 'Big Ben' is even more famous. Most people know the melody that counts the hours....