12 Stunning London Buildings That Will Take Your Breath Away

It is no wonder a big city like London has so many sights to offer to tourists and Londoners. A town with rich history and culture that has all kinds of museums, gardens, parks, architecture and others in store for us.Today we will take a look at some of the most fascinating structures you can see in London.

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    The Shard

    The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is an 87-storey skyscraper in Southwark, London, that forms part of the London Bridge Quarter development.

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    The Walkie-Talkie Skyscraper

    20 Fenchurch Street is a commercial skyscraper in London that takes its name from its address on Fenchurch Street, in the historic City of London financial district. It has been nicknamed 'The Walkie-Talkie' because of its distinctive shape.

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    The Gherkin

    30 St Mary Axe (widely known informally as The Gherkin and previously as the Swiss Re Building) is a commercial skyscraper in London's primary financial district, the City of London

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    7 More London

    More London combines award-winning contemporary architecture with uplifting open spaces - providing a safe, pedestrian friendly, sustainable environment.

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    Container City Building

    Container City is a series of shipping container architecture and a trademark of “Urban Space Management”. It is principally a means of utilising standard forty-foot equivalent unit shipping containers, at the end of their life, to produce flexible accommodation and offices at low cost.

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    Manchester Civil Justice Centre

    Manchester Civil Justice Centre is a governmental building in Manchester, England.

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    Margate House

    An artist has transformed an empty house in Cliftonville, Margate, to make it appear as if it slowly sliding into the street.http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-kent-24341447

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    Lloyd's building

    The Lloyd's building is the home of the insurance institution Lloyd's of London. It is located on the former site of East India House in Lime Street, in London's main financial district, the City of London.

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    London City Hall

    City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority, which comprises the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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    Palace of Westminster

    The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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    Pavilion Toyo Ito

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    Thin House

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