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Not to be confused with the much simpler and plainer London Bridge located just upriver, this international symbol for London is appropriately named Tower Bridge, and is a marvel of Victorian engineering.
Aboard the Cutty Sark
A view across the Thames towards London's prominent skyscraper, The Shard.
The O2 arena
Dominating the banks of the Thames from it's East London position, the O2 was formerly named the Millennium Dome. It plays host to large concerts and exhibitions now.
Standing atop the observation hill in Greenwich affords a spectacular view across the Thames to London's Canary Wharf district.
London's iconic 'Gherkin' skyscraper lies in the heart of the East London financial district.
Old & New
The juxtaposition of modern skyscrapers with traditional church buildings make East London explorations a vibrant experience in architectural changes through time.
Brick Lane in East London plays host to some of London's most vibrant Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities.
Dr Samuel Johnson, 17th century man of letters, is famously credited for saying, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."
His home, near Fleet Street, London, is now a museum.
Red Phone Boxes
Long the iconic symbol of London (alongside double decker buses, black cabs, Big Ben and Tower Bridge), Red Phone boxes are now disappearing throughout the country. These two examples stand in Spitalfields market.
Spring blossoms along a colourful lane of row houses in east London near Arsenal football stadium.
Tulips bloom in front of a church in the leafy north London borough of Highgate.
Twisted chimney stacks top the houses around Hampstead Heath, one of London's most populous residential boroughs.
World famous Camden Market is a blend of hipsters, punks and multiculturalism. Get lost amongst lane after lane of t-shirts and incense for sale, or travel the world through sampling some of London's best street food.
Academia lives on in Bloomsbury, home of the British Museum. Duck down the side lanes, however, for a little more down-to-earth nerdy-ness. The dry warmth of countless used book stores is a welcome reprieve from dodging raindrops.
The heart of London's Arabic-speaking community lines the length of Edgware Road, north of Hyde Park. Hookah lovers won't find a shortage of cafés offering the real deal.
Piercing the East London skyline like the giant piece of glass that it is, The Shard is billed as the tallest building in the European Union at just over 300 metres tall.
This modern pedestrian bridge spanning the Thames gained ill-notoreity on opening day for it's wobbly instability. After a two-year closure, it was reopened to the public in 2002 and is often photographed with St Paul's Cathedral on the north bank of the Thames.
This dark spectre of a sculpture in Whitehall stands as a sober reminder of the invisible and forgotten women of service during World War II.
What collection of London photos is complete without a photo of the famous Houses of Parliament clock tower?
The Canadian memorial in Green Park adjacent to Buckingham Palace has bronze maple leaves slowly oxidizing green in a sort of visual reversal of autumn.
Kensington Palace, at the far eastern edge of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, is the official London residence of the royal couple William & Kate.
Located in a swanky stretch of Chelsea, the Saatchi Gallery for contemporary art has a number of unique exhibits on rotation.
Japanese Pagodas grace the southeast corner of Kew Gardens -- one of the world's leading botanical research gardens located in the west London area.
Wimbledon's green spaces extend beyond just the famous tennis lawns: walking paths criss-cross Wimbledon Common and thread through the entire borough.
Kingston-on-Thames, on the far outskirts of London, is a peaceful suburb with pleasant riverside walks.
Houseboats anchor along the Thames, London's waterway.
Street markets crop up in every corner of the city -- this one in Brixton is filled particularly multi-coloured and multi-cultural.
A jogger pounds the pavement on a morning run in Kennington, south of the Thames in London.
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