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The Design Museum celebrates over 110 years of modern and contemporary design in all aspects of life.
The Design Museum celebrates over 110 years of modern and contemporary design in all aspects of life. The collection captures key designs which have shaped the world, including the Face magazine, the Vespa and iMac. The revolving exhibition which is constantly updated to include new design classics, varies in theme from a Manolo Blahnik's Shoe Design, Formula 1 Cars to the History of Video Games and Daniel Weil Timepieces. The museum also runs Designer of the Year which awards a prize to a person or organisation that has produced an impressive piece of design (past winner was Jonathan Ive, who designed the iMac and iPod).
Tower Bridge is a 19th century bridge adjacent to the Tower of London with high neo-Gothic towers and a drawbridge
The headquarters of the Greater London Authority (GLA) which comprises the Mayor of London and the London Assembly
The Tower of London is one of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses, with a fascinating 900-year history as a royal palace and prison abounding in gruesome stories of treachery, intrigue, adultery and execution
The Fashion & Textile Museum, founded by veteran designer Zandra Rhodes, showcases the evolution of contemporary fashion from 1947 to the present day
HMS Belfast is a historic Royal Navy light cruiser that served in World War II and during the Korean war, now part of the Imperial War Museum
White Cube is an art gallery by Jay Jopling, featuring exhibitions by major British and international artists
Wilton's Music Hall, built in 1858, is the oldest Grand Music Hall in the world that is used nowadays as a performance hall for theatre, comedy, opera, puppetry, cinema and cabaret
All Hallows by the Tower is the oldest church in the city, founded by Abbey of Barking in 675 AD
The three ornamental Chinese arches in Chinatown are worth a look
The Whitechapel Art Gallery, founded in 1901 by Samuel Barnett, has championed Modern Art ever since with exhibitions of greats such as Picasso, Pollock and Frida Kahlo and British artists such as Gilbert & George, Peter Doig and Lucian Freud