The heart of London is the City. It is the oldest part of London. You can visit some interesting places in the City. One of them is the Tower of London. The Tower of London was a fortress, a palace, a prison and the King’s Zoo . There are always black ravens in the Tower of London. People keep them in the Tower of London and look after them very well as they believe that London will be rich while ravens live there .
One of the greatestEnglish churches, StPaul’s Cathedral, isn’tfar from the Tower ofLondon. The famousEnglish architect SirChristopher Wrenbuilt it in the 17 thcentury after theGreat Fire.
Trafalgar Square is in the centre of London. In the middle of the square stands a tall column. It is a monument to Admiral Nelson. There are two beautiful fountains in the square in front of the National Gallery which is the well know picture gallery in the world.
The British Prime Minister lives at 10 DAWNING STREET
The large clock in one of the towers is Big Ben. You can hear the sound of Big Ben every hour in London.
The Thames is behind the Houses of Parliament and the bridge across it is Westminster Bridge.
On the other side of Parliament Square is Westminster Abbey. It is one of the most famous and beautiful churches in London. It is more than nine hundred years old. Many English kings and queens are buried there. Westminster Abbey is famous for its Poets’ Corner too. Many great writers are buried there too. There are so many other places to see and visit in London.
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