A Royal home and fortress for over 900 years, Windsor Castle, the largest occupied castle in the world, remains a working palace today. The Queen uses the Castle both as a private home, where she usually spends the weekend, and as an official Royal residence at which she undertakes certain formal duties.
Night lighting at the Tower of London provides glamour to a London landmark
The docks around Tower Bridge in London are empty at night but the bridge is illuminated to show off its beauty
The Tower Bridge and the ever-present red double-decker bus are definitely icons of London.
Sometimes confused with London Bridge, situated some 0.5 mi upstream, Tower Bridge has become an iconic symbol of London. It is a combined bascule and suspension bridge, built between 1886 and 1894. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London.
The majority of buses in London are still red and therefore the red double-decker bus remains a widely recognized symbol of the city.
One of the most recognized buildings in the world, the Palace of Westminster in London owes its stunning Gothic architecture to the 19th-century architect Sir Charles Barry. The design and layout of the building were carefully designed to serve the needs and workings of Parliament.
Iconic landmarks of London are getting a face lift. Westminster Palace (that has the Houses of Parliament) and Big Ben undergoing renovations.
Westminster Palace (with Houses of Parliament) and Big Ben under renovation as viewed from London Eye. The ever-present red double-decker bus on the bridge and tourist boats on River Thames.