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Cleopatra's Needle, London

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  • Found this Obelisk whilst waking along the Thames. Pretty impressive with some interesting history behind it. Worth a minute of anyone's time. Would recommend.  more »
  • Nothing special but nice to see, free and close to the bank of the river so nice for photos and just viewing. The history of It is nicely written on it.  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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