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was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare’s playing company and was destroyed by fire on 29 June 1613. A second Globe Theatre was built on the same site by June 1614 and closed in 1642.
G – the Green Park
Park is one of the Royal Parks of London. Covering 19 hectares it lies between London’s Hyde Park and St. James’s Park. By contrast with its neighbors, Green Park has no lakes, no buildings and few monuments. The park consists entirely of wooded meadows.
H - Houses of Parliament
or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom—the House of Lords and the House of Commons. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames in the heart of the London borough of the City of Westminster.
H - Hyde Park
originally a royal hunting forest, is the largest park in London. In summer the Serpentine canal, which flows through the park, is always full of swimmers, rowers and sunbathers. The park is contiguous with Kensington Gardens. Hyde Park covers 142 hectares (350 acres).
I - Imperial War Museum
is a British national museum organisation with branches at five locations in England, three of which are in London. The museum was founded during the First World War in 1917 and intended as a record of the war effort and sacrifice of Britain and her Empire.
K - Kensington Gardens
once the private gardens of Kensington Palace, is one of the Royal Parks of London, lying immediately to the west of Hyde Park. The park covers an area of 111 hectares. The open spaces of Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Green Park and St. James’s Park together form an almost continuous “green lung” in the heart of London between Kensington and Westminster. Children gather here by the statue of Peter Pen, James Barrie’s well-know storybook character.
K - Kensington Palace
is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century. It was the official residence of Diana, Princess of Wales (until her death in 1997), of Princess Margaret (until her death in 2002) and of Princess Alice (until her death in 2004).
L - London Bridge
is a bridge over the River Thames, connecting the City of London and Southwark, in central London. It was the only bridge over the Thames downstream from Kingston until Putney Bridge opened in 1729.
M - Madame Tussauds
is a major tourist attraction located in Central London. It is famous for recreating famous people, or celebrities, in wax. It is the original Madame Tussauds attraction, having been situated on Marylebone Road since 1884. It was set up by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. It is operated by Merlin Entertainments.
M - the Marble Arch
was originally planned as a monument to Nelson and was to be the main entrance to Buckingham Palace, but by mistake it was made too small for the State carriage to pass through, and in 1851 it was placed in its present position. It is a white Carrara-marble monument almost directly opposite Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park.
N - the National Gallery
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