one photo tour of London – Cleopatra’s Needle

Cleopatra’s Needle; the popular name for the Ancient Egyptian obelisk re-erected on London’s Victoria Embankment.  Although the needle is a genuine Ancient Egyptian obelisk, it is somewhat misnamed as it has no particular connection with Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and was already over a thousand years old in her lifetime.

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Cleopatra's Needle - Victoria Embankment, London

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