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On the green area in the centre of Parliament Square there are normally protesters of one sort or another with placards and sometimes tents.
This central area is not solid earth, if a vehicle strayed onto the green there is a chance it may fall into the London Underground line below. Dating back to the 11th century, St Margarets is steeped in history.
Westminster Abbey has become the setting for coronations, burials, funerals and marriages. On leaving Westminster Abbey, head west towards Victoria.
Westminster Abbey is England's main religious building. On the other side of the road is a huge modern conference centre, Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, set back from the road. Central Hall played host to the first assembly of the United Nations in 1946. At the northern end of Storeys Gate at a T junction with Great George Street.
We have chosen Westminster Underground Station, served by the Circle, District and Jubilee lines of the London Underground. When you come out of the main exit, perhaps London's most famous icon, Big Ben towers above you.
You are standing at the western end of Westminster Bridge.
Cross over to the side of the road of the conference centre. Turn left, then immediately right into Horse Guards Road.
Keep on the right hand side of the road, St James's Park on the other side we will visit later.
Big Ben is part of the Palace of Westminster originally started in 1020.
This walk in a very short distance covers many of London's main sights including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye to name just a few.