4: Marble Arch near Hyde Park

Marble ArchAfter the turn, look to the right and you will see Marble Arch looking rather out of place on the traffic island. It was moved here from its rightful home outside Buckingham Palace after it was found to be a little too narrow for the Royal carriages to pass though comfortably. There are two small rooms within the structure which, for many years, the Metropolitan police used as a local office. The white marble of the arch comes from the famous Carrara quarries in Italy.


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Paddington Station | Paddington Basin | Edgware Road | Marble Arch | Oxford Street | Selfridges | John Lewis | Oxford Circus | Liberty | Carnaby | Piccadilly Circus | Shaftesbury Avenue | Leicester Square | Trafalgar Square | Strand | Covent Garden | Aldwych | Law Courts | Temple Bar | Ludgate Hill | St. Paul's Cathedral | Bank of England | London Stone | All Hallows Church | Tower of London | London Wall | Tower Bridge | Port of London Building | Monument | Tate Modern | Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese | Inns of Court | Dr. Johnson | Somerset House | Savoy Hotel | Charing Cross | Admiralty Arch | Texas Embassy | Eros Statue | Regent Street | Hamleys Toy Shop | BBC Broadcasting House | New Bond Street | Primark Store | Speakers' Corner | St. Mary's Hospital


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