The Time Traveller's Architecture Tour

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Greater London

Explore the history of London’s architecture. Walk in the footsteps of Romans and see London's wall as well as a few hidden secrets. Find the few buildings that survived the Great Fire of London. We also take in notable churches and cathedrals and also examine the differences between Georgian and Victorian architecture. In stark contrast, we will also be discussing the latest skyscrapers to grace our skyline. Some are complex, modern pieces that divide opinion. The Time Traveller's Architecture tour is a perfect opportunity to learn about British society throughout the physical creation of London as we know it today.

1. City Hall

City Hall

The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA, United Kingdom

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-Modern
-Neo-futurism
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2. The Shard

The Shard

32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG, United Kingdom

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-Modern architecture
-Neo-futurism

--Renzo Piano
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3. St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom

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-Triple-shelled dome

-renaissance architecture

-English Baroque
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4. Tate Modern

Tate Modern

Bankside, London SE1 9TG, United Kingdom

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-combination of old and new

-Herzog & de Meuron
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5. Lloyd's building

Lloyd's building

Lloyd's building, London EC3M, UK

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-Modern Bowellism Architecture
-Richard Rogers

Completed in 1986 and Grade I listed
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6. St Bartholomew's Gatehouse

St Bartholomew's Gatehouse

57A W Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS, United Kingdom

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-Norman architecture

-style of Romanesque
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7. Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge, London SE1 2AA, UK

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-Gothic Revival Architecture
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8. Hayward Gallery

Hayward Gallery

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1, United Kingdom

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-Brutalist Architecture
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9. Guildhall

Guildhall

Gresham St, London EC2V 7HH, United Kingdom

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-Medieval architecture
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10. Tower of London

Tower of London

London EC3N 4AB, United Kingdom

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-Romanesque architecture

-Norman architecture
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11. Westminster

Westminster

Westminster, London, UK

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-Romanesque architecture

-John Loughborough Pearson
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12. St Martin-in-the-Fields

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ, United Kingdom

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-Neoclassical architecture
-Palladian
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13. St Pancras International

St Pancras International

Euston Rd, London N1C 4QP, United Kingdom

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-Gothic Revival architecture
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14. Sir John Soane's Museum

Sir John Soane's Museum

13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP, United Kingdom

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-Georgian Architecture
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15. 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP, United Kingdom

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-High-tech architecture
-neo-futurism
-sustainable architecture
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16. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

145 Fleet St, London EC4A 2BU, United Kingdom

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17. 122 Leadenhall Street

122 Leadenhall Street

122 Leadenhall Street, London EC3V, UK

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-17th century Dutch style

-Ornate roof structure
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18. The Walkie Talkie

The Walkie Talkie

20 Fenchurch St, London EC3M, United Kingdom

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-modern architecture
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19. The Leadenhall Building

The Leadenhall Building

122 Leadenhall St, London EC3V 4AB, United Kingdom

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-high-tech architecture
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