London Sights of interestЗавантажити презентацію
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1. In the centre of Trafalgar Square there is a big column. At the top of the column there is a statue of Admiral Nelson who had to fight the French at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. You can feed the pigeons in Trafalgar Square. It is also famous for its fountains.
2. The Houses of Parliament is the seat of the British Government. It stands on the left bank of the river Thames. Big Ben is the name of the clock on the Clock Tower of the Houses of Parliament.
3. The Houses of Parliament are very near Buckingham Palace. It's the London home of the Queen. The palace isn't open to the public. When the flag is flying on the top the Queen is at home.
4. Madame Tussaud's is a famous museum of wax figures. They have wax figures of all the famous people in the world.
5. London Eye is on the Thames. It's the largest observation wheel in the world and it's very popular with tourists.
6.The Tower of London was a fortress, a castle, a prison and a zoo. Now it's the oldest museum in London
7. Three hundred years ago Greenwich was a village and now it is a part of London. Queen Elizabeth I lived in the Greenwich Palace. The Greenwich Observatory is the center of time and space because the prime meridian of the Earth, which divides east from west passes there. If you stand over the line, you can have one foot in each hemisphere.
8. Westminster Abbey is the ancient church of St. Peter. It is the most beautiful church and one of the oldest parts of Westminster. Many English kings and queens are buried in Westminster.
9. Oxford street is the biggest shopping street in London. It stands on the river Thames. England’s oldest and best university is there.