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Monument Street, (at Botolph Lane), London, EC3R 8AH


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Monument, London - Reviews of Monument - IgoUgo
Christopher Wren was put in charge of re-building the city after the fire; from 1667, Parliament raised funds for the redevelopment by taxing coal. Wren (who also designed the current St Paul's and 52 other London churches) conceived the idea of a monument to mark the site where the fire started, an...

The Monument (London) - Review - The What, Where and Why of "Monument"
However monument is not just a view from the top. The 4 reliefs around the square base as you walk round show the fire and the street scenes with a final side depicting Charles II protecting the city. Charles II must have been an unlucky man what with plague, fire and war with Spain in a 3 years spa...

Monument, London - Review - Historic location, great view, well worth a visit
The Monument marks where the Great Fire of London started in 1666. It's easily reached from Bank and Monument tube stations on the Central line so it's no problem to get there. For a small price you can climb the (many!) stairs inside the column to the viewing platform at the top - not one for those...

Albert Memorial, London, United Kingdom : Reviews of Albert Memorial - Yahoo! Travel
Queen Victoria's memorial to her cherished husband, Albert, has recently emerged from a 10-year restoration project with its mosaics and gilding fully restored ...

Monument - London - Art & Culture - QYPE
I would like to file the Monument under architecture rather than tourist attraction if I may. Yes it was built to commemorate the Great Fire and yes it is mentioned in every London tourist guide under the sun but it is also the tallest isolated stone column in the world. And the view from the top is...

Monument, London | MyTravelGuide.com
The Monument is the tallest isolated stone column in the world. It was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671 and 1677 to commemorate the Great Fire of London which began on 2 September 1666. This impressive block of Portland stone rises 202 feet high into the London skyline, and is situated exa...

iExplore Community: %22The Monument%22 - London, England
The Monument was built between 1671 and 1677 to commemorate the Great Fire of London. The fire lasted 3 days in 1666. You can climb to the top for good v...

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