MUSEUM AND EXHIBITION FORMAT I
Information about the WESTMINSTER area from the partner of the AECA Museum - Russian-British Cultural Club
Westminster is the historic center of London. London's Westminster district includes some of the world's most impressive cultural heritage sites, including magnificent Gothic and Victorian buildings. In addition to its royal palaces and places of government, the most famous cultural sites, theaters, galleries, museums, including such famous as the National Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain, the British Museum, and many other world famous historical sites are located here within walking distance.
Among the main attractions of the Westminster area are Westminster Abbey, from which the area gets its name; the Palace of Westminster, where both houses of the English Parliament meet. The famous Big Ben Tower and Clock are part of the Westminster Palace Ensemble. Buckingham Palace is the current residence of the British monarchs; Whitehall is synonymous with the Central government of Great Britain and the public service. The Admiralty, Horse Guards, and the Old Military Office are located nearby; the official residence of the Prime Minister of Great Britain is located in a small side street at 10 Downing Street.
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