Victoria Embankment

L is for London - CleopatraCleopatra’s Needle in more than 3,000 years old. It was a gift from the Eyptian ruler, but nearly sank on its voyage to London in 1877. It was one of a pair found in Heliopolis and given to the British as a gift in 1819 by the Egyptian ruler Mohammed Ali. Its partner is in Central Park in New York.

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