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Whitehall, London

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One of London's great thoroughfares, Whitehall passes numerous prominent memorials and government buildings along its journey from Trafalgar Square to Chelsea. Named after the Palace of Whitehall, the residence of British monarchs until it burned down in 1698, the street visits, among other prominent sites, the broad neo-Baroque Old War Office Building and The Cenotaph, Britain's most prominent war memorial. Looking south from the latter, you'll notice the clocktower of Big Ben and the tower of Westminster Palace looming on the skyline. Whitehall is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • We saw this first from a hop on hop off bus but then stopped to admire the street which has so much of interest which starts at Trafalgar Square. We did the war rooms whilst in the area, but it's...  more »
  • One of the best streets in London - from Trafalgar Square, past gorgeous historic/government buildings and tourist shops. There is so much happening in this area. The Royal Horse Guards add to the....  more »
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