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Cleopatra's Needle, London

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  • First came across this whilst on the hop on hop off bus but missed my photographic opportunity and the saw it again whilst cruising up the Thames. Unusual location but nice to see.  more »
  • This obelisk on banks of Thames was given by the ruler of Egypt to commemorate Lord Nelson at the battle of the nile. It is flanked by 2 sphinxea  more »
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  • A nice interesting landmark. However it's in a bit of a sorry state now. Years of weather and pollution have taken their toll on this historic monument. Quite sad really.
  • AWESOME! An actual Egyptian obelisk in LONDON🇬🇧 Cleopatra's Needle in London is one of three similar named Egyptian obelisks and is located in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment near the Golden Jubilee Bridges. It is close to the Embankment underground station. It was presented to the United Kingdom in 1819 by the ruler of Egypt and Sudan Muhammad Ali, 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. #LVPMoment✔️

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