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Victoria Tower Gardens - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Panorama from Victoria Tower Gardens, next to the Houses of Parliament in London. This picture was taken in the afternoon in the summer 2007, when people were relaxing on the grass and enjoying the sun.

Victoria Tower Gardens - FURTHER INFORMATION

Victoria Tower Gardens - London visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Victoria Tower Gardens' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Greater London.

Victoria Tower Gardens lie to the south of the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) in London. The gardens are named after Victoria Tower, part of the Palace of Westminster. At the southern end of the gardens is Lambeth Bridge

The gardens were created in 1870s, during the construction of a modern sewerage system for London and then expanded at the end of that century. Within Victoria Tower Gardens are reproduction of the sculpture 'The Burghers of Calais' by Auguste Rodin, a 1930 statue of the suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst and the Buxton Memorial Fountain which moved here in 1940 from Parliament Square.

Nearby London attractions include Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the London Eye and London Aquarium. Good places to view the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben include Westminster Bridge and the Albert Embankment.


Tube: St. James's Park (Circle, District), Westminster (Circle, District, Jubilee)

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