Famous buildings in London England
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The Hogwarts Express departs from Kings Cross. Visit platforms 4 and 5, which were used for filming, and take a photo pushing a trolley through to a magical world at the wall marked Platform 9¾. Don't forget to visit the Harry Potter Shop, built to resemble Ollivander's wand shop.
The capital's epic skyline has been given loads of screen time as it's full of famous buildings. James Bond actor Daniel Craig surveys the skyline in Skyfall. Standing on top of the building that's home to the Department for Energy and Climate Change, the view includes Big Ben and the Ministry of Defence, dotted with flags.
London's picturebox riverside is one of the city's most popular filming spots thanks to its ever-changing skyline featuring Tate Modern, Millennium Bridge, OXO Tower and the London Eye. Movies Wimbledon, Bride & Prejudice, Thunderbirds, Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy and Fast & Furious 6 all feature scenes here.
This famous landmark provides the dramatic backdrop for many films, namely Fast and Furious 6, Mission Impossible, Tomb Raider, The Mummy Returns and Thunderbirds. Bridget Jones walks across Tower Bridge in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. Shot early one morning, the people walking across the bridge are extras.
As one of the world's most recognisable landmarks, it's no surprise that Trafalgar Square has starred in numerous movies and TV shows, including Captain America, St Trinian's and the final episode of American hit comedy series Ugly Betty. Trafalgar Square also provides the setting for action scenes involving tanks in the Tom Cruise movie Edge of Tomorrow.
London Underground has been the star of numerous movies, including rom-coms About Time and Love Actually. The Tube has a key role to play in Gwyneth Paltrow film Sliding Doors as her fate depends on whether she catches the next Tube train or not. Cameras rolled at Charing Cross underground station for The Bourne Ultimatum, while Skyfall sets a chase scene in the London Underground.