TQ3079 : Palace of Westminster

taken 9 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

Palace of Westminster
Palace of Westminster
Picture taken from Lambeth Pier
Palace of Westminster - Houses of Parliament
Standing beside the River Thames, the Palace of Westminster is one of the most famous buildings in the UK.

The building as it is today was constructed between 1834 and 1864, replacing an earlier building which caught fire. It has 1100 rooms, 100 staircases and five kilometres of corridors.

It hosts the two houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom the House of Lords and the House of Commons.

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TQ3079, 3255 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 March, 2009
Place (from Tags)
London  River Thames  Westminster 
River (from Tags)
Thames 
Category
Palace > Palace   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 303 794 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.9222N 0:7.4290W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 305 792
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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River Scene  London  River Thames  Palace of Westminster  Parliament  Houses of Parliament 

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