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This guide to London Westminster starts with the great Palace of Westminster where we explain what happened on the fateful night of 16th October 1834 – and how it affected the magnificent building we see today. We’ll talk about Westminster Abbey and its thousand-year-old history before we walk up Whitehall
Over the next four or five hours, depending on how many breaks you take, you'll hear about the dodgy character who built 10 Downing Street before visiting the little known official centre of London. This audio tour of London talks about Hitler’s plans for Nelson’s Column and the history of Buckingham Palace and the Mall, complete with brothel and leper colony
After a visit to the monarchy’s frequently overlooked ‘Senior Palace’ we’ll stroll along Piccadilly and explain where its name comes from. At Piccadilly Circus we’ll reveal the official title of ‘Eros’.
Finally, we arrive at the shops and cafés of Covent Garden your guide to London's West End willl discuss why this part of London has a ‘piazza’ and how it inspired a famous fictional character.
Tracks on This Tour: 1) Introduction and Westminster, 2) Whitehall & Downing Street, 3) Horseguards, 4) Trafalgar Square, 5) The Mall, 6) Buckingham Palace, 7) St. Jamess Palace, 8) Piccadilly, 9) Piccadilly Circus, 10) Leicester Square, 11) Covent Garden.
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