Yes! the city of of London was founded by the Roman in AD 50and was called Londinium.Its size is only one square mile and it includes the Tower of London,Tower bridge and St Paul cathedral in the heart of london.Its bordered by Liverpool street,Tower hills, Blackfriars and Brabican underground station. Amazing, isn't it?
The Temple Church sits in the city of London, between river Thames and Fleet Street. It's a round building with stone effigies built by the Knights templars in the 12th century and used as their head office. The near-by underground station "temple" on the Circle line leave you very near, in case you want to visit it .
The knight templars or simply templars are short name for The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of the Christ and the Temple of Solomon, who were rich and mighty Western Christian military orders. Dressed in white mantles with red crosses were the most skillful soldiers of the Crusades. Those templar that were not soldiers develop successful finanncial strategy creating an early baisc bank system and built defensive wall across Europe and in the Holy Land.
The Saint Paul's cathedral is an Anglican church whose part of the British identity in the city of London and was built in honor of the apostle Paul in AD 604.Its well-known dome stood magestically in the sky of London as the highest building for 300 years.A georgeous 360 degree view of London can be enjoyed from the external galleries of the dome, including the Tower Bridge,the eye of London,the Shrad, the Buckingham Palace.
The most striking feature of the Saint Paul Cathedral is its whispering gallery in which sound waves travel clung to the circular wall. This effect is similar to the one found in caves.
The Shrad is a 95 storey skycraper of about 300 metres high.It's the tallest observation deck in Western Europe and houses many important offices and a hotel. With a supreme view of London you can enjoy delicious meals at the stunning restaurant at the top.
Its construction finished in November 2012 and was opened to the public in february 2013.
The Neasden Temple is in the London Borough of Brent in northwest London, England.It is the first authentic Hindu temple completely built from scratch and following the the instructions of the Shilpa-Shastras, a Hindu arquitecture guide to make buildings representing Gods features. made of marble and granite, no iron or steel was used in its construction, a surprising characteristic for a modern building.
Westmisnter Cathedral is the most important Catholic church in England and Wales.With its striped brick and stone facade , The early Christian Byzantine style gives it stands out majestically from the surrounding buildings. Inside you can find the well'known 14 stations of the cross.
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