Palace of Westminster. Known in medieval times as Thorney Island, the site may have been 1st used for a royal residence by Canute the Great during his reign from 1016-1035. St Edward the Confessor, the penultimate Anglo-Saxon monarch of England, built a royal palace on Thorney Island just west of the City of London at about the same time as he built Westminster Abbey (1045–50). Thorney Island. The oldest existing part of the Palace dates from the reign of William I's successor, King William…

Palace of Westminster. Known in medieval times as Thorney Island, the site may have been 1st used for a royal residence by Canute the Great during his reign from 1016-1035. St Edward the Confessor, the penultimate Anglo-Saxon monarch of England, built a royal palace on Thorney Island just west of the City of London at about the same time as he built Westminster Abbey (1045–50). Thorney Island. The oldest existing part of the Palace dates from the reign of William I's successor, King William…

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Biggest Parliament: Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest, Romania. www.romaniasfriends.com
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Routemaster or "doubledecker" in front of the Palace of Westminster (a.k.a. Houses of Parliament)

Routemaster or "doubledecker" in front of the Palace of Westminster (a.k.a. Houses of Parliament)

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Big Ben ~ is the nickname of the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminister in London, England

Big Ben ~ is the nickname of the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminister in London, England

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Must see! Beautiful London! I can't wait to see it for myself! #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

Must see! Beautiful London! I can't wait to see it for myself! #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

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PARLIAMENT PALACE by  ANCA PETRESCU  BUCHAREST, ROMANIA 2005. The modern built palace boasts its neoclassical roots.

PARLIAMENT PALACE by ANCA PETRESCU BUCHAREST, ROMANIA 2005. The modern built palace boasts its neoclassical roots.

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