Fingal’s Cave is located on the island of Staffa, Scotland, It also known as “Uamh-Binn” in Gaelic, is well-known for its arching, cathedral-like geological features and emanating eerie sounds. Staffa is a beautiful and uninhabited island lying 6 miles north of Iona to the west of Mull and about 6 miles north of Iona. It is home to hundreds of seabirds and set within waters teeming with marine life.
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Artists and designers have re-designed the iconic red telephone box as part of BT Artbox. The open-air art exhibition involved 80 more telephone boxes exhibited all around London, from Heathrow to Stratford. Artists has used a full-size, fibre-glass replica of the original telephone kiosk, introduced in 1936.
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Stonehenge is a Neolithic and Bronze Age stone monument located on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. The stonehenge as we see it nowadays was completed about 3500 years ago, but the first mention of it was recorded 3000 years BC. Stonehenge is owned by the government and managed by English Heritage. The structure has fascinated people for centuries, and there are many theories to what purpose it was built. Three separate cultures are believed to have built Stonehenge for both astrological and ceremonial purposes. it consists of 35 paces across and 162 stones. The circular stone structure stands in a 320 feet hinge. There were two types of stones used in this construction. The bluestones weights about four tons and the Sarsen stones about twenty-five tons.
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Double-decker buses are known as an icons of London. Traditional double-deckers are red in color. London Black Cab taxi have earned the reputation of the best taxi service in the world. Every driver is required test of knowledge of London which can take up to four years to learn. The post box and telephone box have a royal crown on them.The red telephone box was the result of a competition in 1924. The pillar boxes have been in use since 1852.
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