British life and culture - England, Scotland and Wales
Cleopatra's Needle London
Cleopatra's Needle is located on the Thames Embankment in London close to the Embankment underground station.
The Obelisk was actually constructed for Tuthmose III and is carved with Hieroglyphics praising Tuthmose and commemorating his third sed festival. Later inscriptions were added by Ramesses II to commemorate his victories.