All these can be seen from the River Thames.
The Royal Festival Hall
The Royal Festival Hall, one of London's premier concert halls. Opened in
The Thames rises in Gloucestershire. About 90 km from
the sea, at Teddington, the river begins to exhibit tidal activity from
the North Sea. This tidal stretch of the river is known as "the Tideway".
The Thames is navigable from the estuary as far as Lechlade in
Gloucestershire. Between the sea and Teddington Lock, the river forms part
of the Port of London and navigation is administered by the Port of London
The river is navigable to large ocean-going ships as far as the Pool of
London and London Bridge. Both the tidal river through London and the
non-tidal river upstream are intensively used for leisure navigation.
A Thames pleasure boat.
The Golden Hind, a reproduction launched in 1973, of Sir
Francis Drake's ship, best known for its global circumnavigation between
1577 and 1580.
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Cleopatra's Needles are a trio of obelisks in London, Paris, and New York
City. Each is made of red granite, stands about 21 metres (68 feet) high,
weighs about 180 tons and is inscribed with hieroglyphs. Although the
needles are genuine Ancient Egyptian obelisks, they are somewhat misnamed
as none has any connection with queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt. It was
presented to the United Kingdom in 1819 by Mehemet Ali, the viceroy
of Egypt, in commemoration of the victories of Lord Nelson at the Battle
of the Nile and Sir Ralph Abercromby at the Battle of Alexandria in 1801.
The Monument to the Great Fire of London,
more commonly known as The Monument is a 61-metre (202-foot) tall stone
Roman doric column in the City of London, near to the northern end of London Bridge.