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Bar Bruno, Wardour St.

Bar Bruno, Wardour St.

TUBE TRAIN INTERIOR | LONDON | ENGLAND: *London Underground*

TUBE TRAIN INTERIOR | LONDON | ENGLAND: *London Underground*

Londinium c. 200 AD ~ The early settlement became a trading port. The Roman historian Tacitus described the city as ‘packed with traders.’ a thriving city with a great bridge over the Thames (near the present London Bridge), a forum (market place), a vast basilica (town hall), an amphitheater, public baths and walled fort surrounded by a great defensive wall.

Londinium c. 200 AD ~ The early settlement became a trading port. The Roman historian Tacitus described the city as ‘packed with traders.’ a thriving city with a great bridge over the Thames (near the present London Bridge), a forum (market place), a vast basilica (town hall), an amphitheater, public baths and walled fort surrounded by a great defensive wall.

LONDONER

LONDONER

All Hallows Church,  London Wall from its small churchyard. Built by George Dance the Younger in 1767 replacing the much earlier church built sometime in the 12th century. William Penn founder of Pennsylvania was baptised and schooled here and the sixth President of the US John Quincy was married here.

All Hallows Church, London Wall from its small churchyard. Built by George Dance the Younger in 1767 replacing the much earlier church built sometime in the 12th century. William Penn founder of Pennsylvania was baptised and schooled here and the sixth President of the US John Quincy was married here.

Tower of London Infographic

Tower of London Infographic

Roman wall still stands near the London Museum. Imagine the tales it could tell of the past 2,000 years!

Roman wall still stands near the London Museum. Imagine the tales it could tell of the past 2,000 years!

Royal residences in London Infographic

Royal residences in London Infographic

Tate modern, London Best ever installation - slides. So happy I could see this

Tate modern, London Best ever installation - slides. So happy I could see this

Ruins of the Roman wall inside the Tower of London

Ruins of the Roman wall inside the Tower of London

London Wall - Tower Hill and the statue of Trajan. The London Wall was built by the Romans  around 190 AD and they named the city Londinium. The wall was constructed largely of Kentish Ragstone brought by water from Maidstone, Kent. .

London Wall - Tower Hill and the statue of Trajan. The London Wall was built by the Romans around 190 AD and they named the city Londinium. The wall was constructed largely of Kentish Ragstone brought by water from Maidstone, Kent. .

Where To See Roman London | Londonist -visible stretches can be found along the aptly named thoroughfare of London Wall, towards the Museum of London. The wall fragments here were also part of a large Roman fort, which nestled in the north-west quarter of Londinium. There's plenty to see, including towering remains in the gardens of the Barbican and further, well-labelled structures along Noble Street. An excellent view can be gained from the Museum of London's Roman gallery.

Where To See Roman London | Londonist -visible stretches can be found along the aptly named thoroughfare of London Wall, towards the Museum of London. The wall fragments here were also part of a large Roman fort, which nestled in the north-west quarter of Londinium. There's plenty to see, including towering remains in the gardens of the Barbican and further, well-labelled structures along Noble Street. An excellent view can be gained from the Museum of London's Roman gallery.

St Bartholomew's gatehouse that leads to the oldest parish church in London - St Bartholomew-the-Great - was built in the sixteenth century.

St Bartholomew's gatehouse that leads to the oldest parish church in London - St Bartholomew-the-Great - was built in the sixteenth century.

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Beautiful sights in London :: City sidewalks of London :: Catching up in London

Beautiful sights in London :: City sidewalks of London :: Catching up in London

Hampton Court Palace | Berkshire, England | 1st taste of Devonshire cream on scones baked in famous kitchen that served King Henry VIII

Hampton Court Palace | Berkshire, England | 1st taste of Devonshire cream on scones baked in famous kitchen that served King Henry VIII