Bronze lions

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Trafalgar Square, City of Westminster, London, United Kingdom 
  • Bronze lions at the foot of the column Admiral Nelson created from the guns of the French navy received victorious admiral during sea battles. In 1867, the unit had been melted by Edwin Landseer four statues and installed as a symbol of the British Empire. 

    Legend has it that when the clock on the Big Ben strikes 13 times, then these big, their size is 6 meters in length with a height of about three meters, creating a royal bronze live.

    Recently, the authorities concerned about the statues and in the near future will take measures to prevent direct contact with the lions of tourists to stop further destruction of the latter. At the moment, the authorities considered the plan enhanced patrolling the area.
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