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Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church

London, England

Westminster Palace, rebuilt from the year 1840 on the site of important medieval remains, is a fine example of neo-Gothic architecture. The site – which also comprises the small medieval Church of Saint Margaret, built in Perpendicular Gothic style, and Westminster Abbey, where all the sovereigns since the 11th century have been crowned – is of great historic and symbolic significance. The Palace and Abbey of Westminster are two of the most famous sights in London. The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament, is the political centre of the United Kingdom. It is a masterful example of neo-Gothic architecture built in the 19th century. The palace is full of history and serves the British government as the seat of the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Supreme Court.

Westminster Abbey is an Anglican church, considered one of the most important churches in the world. It was built in the 11th century and is the final resting place of many famous British regents and statesmen. Westminster Abbey is a remarkable example of Gothic architecture and is home to many works of art and memorials.

St Margaret's Church is one of the oldest churches in London and was built in the 12th century. It is a fine example of Norman architecture and is home to a variety of artworks, including a beautiful 12th century mosaic. St Margaret's Church is also known for its famous tower, which is one of the tallest church towers in London.

The Palace and Abbey of Westminster with St Margaret's Church are an important part of British culture and offer an interesting journey through history. They are a must-see for any traveller visiting London.