Cleopatra's Needle in London is one of three ancient-Egyptian obelisks re-erected in three of the world's great cities: London, New York and Paris. London's Cleopatra's Needle has been in the city since 1877 and is one of London's most famous sights, and one of the most popular London attractions with those tourists that are fascinated by ancient Egypt.

Cleopatra's Needle in London is one of three ancient-Egyptian obelisks re-erected in three of the world's great cities: London, New York and Paris. London's Cleopatra's Needle has been in the city since 1877 and is one of London's most famous sights, and one of the most popular London attractions with those tourists that are fascinated by ancient Egypt.

Egyptian removed from Luxor, Cleopatra's Needle in Paris  The Place de la Concorde

Egyptian removed from Luxor, Cleopatra's Needle in Paris The Place de la Concorde

Obelisk in London, victoria embankment, thutmose III, cleopatra's needle. The Needle was presented to Britain by the Turkish viceroy of Egypt and it took nearly 60 years before it made it's way to London

Obelisk in London, victoria embankment, thutmose III, cleopatra's needle. The Needle was presented to Britain by the Turkish viceroy of Egypt and it took nearly 60 years before it made it's way to London

Twins of Cleopatra's Needle one is in London. Victoria Embankment Gardens and Cleopatra's Needle

Twins of Cleopatra's Needle one is in London. Victoria Embankment Gardens and Cleopatra's Needle

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Cleopatra's Needle, London, Thames Embankment, Travel, Obelisk Print, Antique Book Plate, 19th Century Black and White Picture

Cleopatra's Needle, London, Thames Embankment, Obelisk Print, Antique Book Plate, 19th Century Black and White Picture by PeonyandThistlePaper on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/201386715/cleopatras-needle-london-thames

London, Covent Garden  The Stand, Sphinx at Cleopatra's Needle.  Two bronze replicas of Egyptian sphinxes sit on either side of Cleopatra's Needle and bear the inscription "the good god, Thuthmosis III given life", written in hieroglyphics. The sphinxes face the wrong way. They look in the direction of the obelisk, while they are meant to look away from the monument in order to protect it against enemies.

London, Covent Garden The Stand, Sphinx at Cleopatra's Needle. Two bronze replicas of Egyptian sphinxes sit on either side of Cleopatra's Needle and bear the inscription "the good god, Thuthmosis III given life", written in hieroglyphics. The sphinxes face the wrong way. They look in the direction of the obelisk, while they are meant to look away from the monument in order to protect it against enemies.

London, UK - Cleopatra's Needle on the Victoria Embankment holds one of many London secrets

London secrets - here are 9 you don't know about (probably)

London, UK - Cleopatra's Needle on the Victoria Embankment holds one of many London secrets

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