This new exhibition aptly located on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh celebrates Edinburgh as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The exhibition is well worth a peek inside if your visiting the city and would like to know why it’s so famous. The exhibition highlights the striking architectural contrast between Edinburgh’s New and Old Towns. The medieval […]
Who built Greenwich Foot Tunnel & Why? Greenwich Foot Tunnel was completed in 1902. It was designed by Sir Alexander Binnie so dock workers could cross the river to get to work on the West India Docks. There is an entrance in Greenwich on the river near the Cutty Sark and another at Island Gardens. […]
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You only have until September 30th to book a place on one of the magnificent ceiling tours at the Painted Hall in Greenwich. The tour enables you to get up close and personal with James Thornhill’s painted ceiling and the 200 characters that that are within it. Climb the 67 steps to view one of […]
In 1795, Princess Caroline of Brunswick married her cousin ‘Prinny’, the Prince Regent, (later King George IV). It was not a happy marriage. Prinny who had married Caroline for her fat fortune, was far more interested in his mistress, Maria Fitzherbert. The philandering prince started spreading rumours about Caroline’s adulterous and slovenly ways – apparently, […]
The Temple of Mithras is a roman ampitheatre that was found in the City of London in 1954. The Temple of Mithras is located at Bloomberg’s London headquarters. What is the Temple of Mithras in London? Why is the Temple of Mithras there? In the 3rd century AD, nearly 200 years after the founding of […]