London has some of the most famous icons in the world that are instantly recognizable as “typically English”: from Big Ben to the London's Tower Bridge and others that are briefly described here.
Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock of the Palace of Westminster. The tower, completed in 1858, has become one of the most prominent symbols of London.
The Tower of London is a historic castle, situated on the North bank of the river Thames in central London. It is very old: in fact it was built in 1066. It was often used as a prison too. It has played an important role in the city's history.
Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the monarchs, is a very big building with 775 rooms, 92 office sand 78 bathrooms.
Piccadilly Circus is a busy square in the heart of London and one of the most famous squares in London. It is close to major shopping and entertainment areas in the West End.
Westminster Abbey is a historic and religious building, where every Queen and King has been crowned since 1066.