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Sunset over the palace of Westminster also known as the houses of Parliament,The Big Ben and the Westminster Bridge.
The first royal palace was built on the site in the eleventh century, and Westminster was the primary London residence of the Kings of England until a fire destroyed much of the complex in 1512. After that, it served as the home of Parliament, which had been meeting there since the thirteenth century, and the seat of the Royal Courts of Justice, based in and around Westminster Hall. In 1834, an even greater fire ravaged the heavily rebuilt Houses of Parliament, and the only structures of significance to survive were Westminster Hall, the Cloisters of St Stephen's, the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft and the Jewel Tower.

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Additional Photos by Emin Bingul (ebingul) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 87 W: 0 N: 330] (1984)
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