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3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
3º ESO London Project
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  • 1. Britains most famous store and possibly the most famous store in the world, Harrods features on many tourist must-see lists. It´s in Brompton Road inKnightsbridge, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London.The Harrods brand also applies to other enterprises undertaken by the Harrods group ofcompanies including Harrods Bank, Harrods Estates, Harrods Aviation and Air Harrods, andto Harrods Buenos Aires, sold by Harrods in 1922 and closed as of 2011, with plansannounced to reopen in 2013. The store occupies a 5-acre (20,000 m) site and has over onemillion square feet (90,000 m) of selling space in over 330 departments making it the biggestdepartment store in Europe.The shops 330 departments offer a wide range of products and services. Products on offerinclude clothing for women, men, children and infants, electronics, jewellery, sporting gear,bridal trousseau, pets and pet accessories, toys, food and drink, health and beauty items,packaged gifts, stationery, housewares, home appliances, furniture, and much more. Fernanda Romo 3º B
  • 2. KEW GARDENS In 1759 the Princess Augusta, mother of King George III, launched an ambitious four-acre garden around Kew Palace. Now it has 132 acres of gardens. It is the world leader in science and plant conservation. Its director is the teacher Stephen D. Hooper. In Kew Gardens is the Great Pagoda, built in 1762. Cristian González 3º B
  • 3. The London Eye is situated on the banks of the river Thames in London, England. LondonEye structure is 135 metres. It has a diameter of 120 metres .It is the tallest Ferris wheel inEurope, and the most popular paid tourist attraction in t United Kingdom, visited by over 3.5 millionpeople each year. The London Eye was officially called the British Airways London Eye and then the MerlinEntertainments London Eye. It opened to the public on 9th March 2000. Ramón Álvarez. 3º A
  • 4. Westminster Palace Westminster Palace is the place where the Parliament meets. It’s next tothe river Thames and Westminster Abbey. The first royal palace was built on the site in the eleventh century, andWestminster was the primary London residence of the Kings of England untila fire destroyed much of the complex in 1512. Diego Alonso 3º A
  • 5. The Tower Bridge was built over the river Thames in London in 1886-1894. It’s next to the Tower of London. The bridge consists of two towers. The bridges present colour scheme dates from 1977, when it was painted red, white and blue for the Queen Elizabeth IIs silver jubilee. Originally it was painted a mid greenish-blue colour.Adrián Piney Guitérrez 3º A
  • 6. The Tower of London, is officially a Royal palace, it’s ahistorical castle placed next to the river Thames. The White Tower, which gives name to the entire castle,was built by William the Conqueror in 1078. In the past, thecastle was used as prison. Now it’s one of the most famousplaces to visit in London.Christian Fidel Da Silva González 3º A
  • 7. Trafalgar Square Nelsons column is placed in the centre of the square, next to the National Gallery. In each corner of the square there are four plinths with four statues.This square is very famous, Londoners celebrate New Year’s Eve and theSummer Festival there. Francisco Rogina. 3ºA
  • 8. Buckingham  Palace  has  served  as  the  official  London  residence  of  Britains  sovereigns  since  1837  and  today  is  the  administrative  headquarters  of  the  Monarch.  Buckingham  Palace  has  775  rooms.  These  include  19  State  rooms,  52  Royal  and  guest  bedrooms,  188  staff  bedrooms,  92  offices  and  78  bathrooms.  In  measurements,  the  building  is  108  metres  long  across  the  front,  120  metres  deep  and  24  metres  high.   Diana Matarranz 3ºA
  • 9. Madame  Tussauds The   museum   Madame   Tussauds   is   the   most   famous   wax   museum   of  London.  There  are  hundreds  of  sculptures  of  wax  for  famous,  popular  actors,  singers,  stars  of  Hollywood,  super  heroes,  etc.   This  museum  includes  the  mask  of  heath  and  the  guillotine  with  which  Marie  Antoinette  was  executed.   Karine  Machado  Rosa  3º  A
  • 10. The National Gallery The National Gallery is an art museum on Trafalgar Square, London. It was founded in1824 and has a collection of over 2300 paintings. It is the fourth most visited art museum in theworld. Some of the most important paintings in this gallery are: Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” and“The Virgin of the Rocks” by Leonardo Da Vinci. The National Gallery has 66 rooms with paintings ordered according to the time whenthey were painted. Olaya Gutiérrez Hevia 3º A  
  • 11. THE GLOBE THEATRE The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599. A fire destroyed it on 29 June 1613. (The image on the left is the old Globe Theatre)A second Globe Theatre was built on the same siteby June 1614 and closed in 1642. A modernreconstruction of the Globe, named"Shakespeares Globe", opened in 1997approximately 750 feet (230 m) from the site ofthe original theatre. (The image on the right isthe new Globe Theatre) WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE He was born on 23rd April 1564 in England. He died on 23rd May 1616. He worked as a playwright, poet and actor. Map of the Globe Theatre Amaya López Galán 3ºB
  • 12. Big   Ben   isn’t   the   name   of   the  tower;  it  is  the  bell’s  name.  It  is  on   the   north   side   of   the  Westminster   Palace,   where   the  Parliament   meets,   in   London.  Its   official   name   was   “Clock   th  Tower”,   until   June   26 of  2012,  when  they  decided  to  call  it  “Elizabeth  Tower”.  This   tower   has   got   a   very  famous   clock.   It   celebrated   its  anniversary  on  May  2009. Amaya Martín Llera 3ºA

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