Thursday, February 14, 2008

London ~ Wednesday (Feb 6) Big Ben & Houses of Parliament

Big Ben is one of Londons best known landmarks and is situated at the north-eastern end of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.

Taken from parliament.co.uk :

The first known royal palace to occupy Parliament
s site was Edward the Confessors (c1065). Parliament officially remains a royal palace and is still referred to as the Palace of Westminster. The site was used as a royal residence until Henry VIII moved the royal family out in 1512 following a fire.

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