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The Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is a Victorian Gothic building that houses the two chambers of the British Parliament. In 1834 a great fire devastated the complex, with only a small part of the original structure surviving. For its reconstruction, in the region of 97 projects were tendered and finally, in late 1847, the project was completed. The new construction included 1200 rooms, 11 courtyards and 3.5 kilometres of corridors.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is the most famous and ancient of all of London's churches. It is the chosen location for Royal Coronations and also the burial place of monarchs and illustrious figures from British history. In recent times it has hosted the 80th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. For these and many other reasons, the Abbey occupies a special place in the collective British consciousness.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British Royal Family in London and currently home to Queen Elizabeth II. Since its construction it as been extended and remodelled on many occasions. During the Second World War it was bombarded several times but, in true inspirational fashion, remained standing. Nevertheless, one such bombing did destroy the Royal Chapel in 1940. Visits are restricted to 8 weeks per year in the months of August and September.