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travelling around LONDON
content: London. General Information Trafalgar Square National Gallery The Houses of Parliament Big Ben Westminster Abbey The Tower of London Madame Tussaud’s St.Paul’s Cathedral Piccadilly Circus About the author
LONDON.General Information I welcome you to London. London is one of the largest cities in the world.About 7 mln people live there.London is more than two thousand years old. London’s most famous sights are theTower, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Trafalgar Square and St’Paul’s Cathedral. Let’s start our tour.
Trafalgar Square It is a square in central London, where the Nelson’s Column stands. It is known for the large number of pigeons which come there and are fed by tourists.
National Gallery It is one’s of London’s well- known art galleries. It contains one of the most important collections of Western paintings. It was founded in 1824.
The Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament are the buildings in London in which the British parliament sits.
Big Ben It is the clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament. The sound of Big Ben is well-known all over the world because it’s broadcast by the BBC.
Westminster Abbey It is one of the leading sights of London, a large gothic church, where almost all English kings and queens have been crowned and where many famous people are buried .
the Tower of London It is an ancient fortress in the City, formerly a palace, then a prison. It is now a museum and the place where the Crown jewels are kept.
Maddame Tussaud’s It is a museum which contains wax figures of famous people. Opened In 1835.
St.Paul’s Cathedral It is one of London’s most famous landmarks. The present cathedral was built in the early part of the 18th century.
Piccadilly Circus Piccadilly Circus is famous For its shops, theatres and Nightlife and the Eros Statue.
Buckingham Palace It is the London home of the Queen.When the flag is flying on the top she is at home.
Conclusion Our tour has finished. I hope very much that you’ve enjoyed this travelling around London. Thank you and good bye
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