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  • 1. LONDON.
  • 2.
    • London is the capital of the United Kingdom and England and de facto one of the largest cities of Europe.
    • 3. It lies south of the island of Great Britain is far and few hours of the Channel, separating Britain from France. .
    • London is one of the capitals of the world of business, financial and cultural centers and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, mass media, fashion and art make London one of the major global cities.
    • 4. In London there are four sites that are World Heritage Sites: the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church, the Tower of London, the historic site of Greenwich, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 5. The city is one of the biggest tourist destinations worldwide, and its popularity has increased due to economic growth.
  • Monuments .
  • 6. Westminster Abbey .
    • Westminster Abbey is the most famous church in London.
    • 7. Its construction began during the thirteenth century under the rule of Henry III.
    • 8. It is the burial place of most kings and queens of England, as well as various celebrities.
    • The Cathedral of Saint Paul in London was built between 1676 and 1710 under the direction of the architect Christopher Wren.
    • 9. The scene of events like the wedding of Prince Charles to Princess Diana.
    Cathedral of Saint Paul .
  • 10.
    • Big Ben or even the great bell of Westminster is the hour bell of the clock tower that crowns the British Parliament in London.
    • 11. It weighs 13 tons.
    • 12. In 1856 a bell was built by John Warm and Sons was the evidence for the break which was again cast by Whitechapel Bell Foundry in 1858.
    Big Ben .
  • 13. The London Bridge .
    • The London Bridge is a bridge over the River Thames in Southwark, London.
    • 14. This was the site of the original London Bridge is one of the world's most famous locations for a bridge.
    • Hyde Park is one of the biggest parks of central London and one of the eight royal parks, with a length of more than two kilometers and about a kilometer wide.
    Hyde Park .
  • 15. Trafalgar Square .
    • Trafalgar Square is a square was built to commemorate the Battle of Trafalgar in which the British Navy defeated Napoleon's troops against the Spanish coast.
    • 16. In 1820, King George IV commissioned John Nash to the urbanization of the area.
  • London Eye .
    • The British Airways London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel, is a major viewpoints of the world.
    • 17. It was construction in 1999.
    • 18. It is the largest waterwheel in the.
    • 19. The London Eye has a height of 135 m.
  • Covent Garden .
    • The Covent Garden is a square, a market and a London neighborhood where it planned to first place with residential homes for London's high society.
  • Royal Opera House .
    • Royal Opera House is an opera house.
    • 20. The theater is home to the Royal Opera Company and the Royal Ballet of England.
  • Royal Albert Hall .
    • The Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences is a concert hall in London, opened on 29 March 1871.
    • 21. It is located in the South Kensington area.
    • The church of Saint James is an Anglican Church in Piccadilly.
    • 22. Was designed and built by Christopher Wren.
    • 23. Was used for the construction of red brick and Portland stone.
    The church of Saint James .
  • 24. Portobello Road Market .
    • The market is located on Portobello Road Portobello Road in NottingHill.
    • 25. The market is extremely popular and very crowded on weekends. Enjoy a joyful and colorful.
    • Piccadilly Circus is a famous square and street intersection located in the West End.
    PiccadillyCircus .
  • 26. Palaces .
  • 27. AdmiraltyHouse .
    • The Admiralty House in London, was designed by Robert Taylor and opened in 1786.
    • 28. It was the official residence of the first Lord of the Admiralty until 1964.
    • Buckingham Palace is the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II.
    • 29. The Palace has become one of the main attractions of the British capital.
    Palace Buckingham .
  • 30.
    • Clarence House is a residence of the British royal family in London.
    • 31. Today is the official residence of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.
    ClarenceHouse .
  • 32. The Kensington Palace .
    • The quiet Kensington Palace is one of the most important royal residences in London of the British Royal Family.
    • 33. Among other members of the Royal Family, the missing princesses Princess Margaret and Lady Diana Spencer.
  • The St. James’sPalace.
    • The St. James's Palace is the oldest royal residence in the city of London.
    • 34. St. James is located on the Mall in London, just north of St. James's Park and next to Clarence House.
    • Somerset House is one of the great historic buildings in Britain.
    • 35. Located on the north bank of the Thames, before the National Theater in London.
    • 36. Built in the sixteenth century by Sir William Chambers, originally housed government offices.
    Somerset House .
  • 37. Museums .
  • 38. The British Museum .
    • The British Museum in London is the UK's largest museum and one of the world's most important about history and culture.
    • 39. It was founded in 1753 and was based primarily on collections of physical and scientific Hans Sloane.
    • 40. It opened to the public for the first time on 15 January 1759 in Montagu House in Bloomsbury.
    • The National Gallery and National Gallery is an art museum in London, located on the north side of Trafalgar Square.
    • 41. Which consists of 2,300 paintings belongs to the British state, so the entry is public, only having to pay for entry to certain special exhibitions.
    The National Gallery .
  • 42. The National Portrait Gallery .
    • The National Portrait Gallery in one of the most famous museums in London, its collection is based on portraits of famous people in history and is built just behind the National Gallery.
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum .
    • The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's largest museum of decorative arts, considered in itself a work of art.
    • 43. Account with vast resources for design students as it contains the national collection of applied arts.
  • Museum Madame Tussaud’s.
    • Museum Madame Tussaud’s was museum known in the world.
    • 44. It has the largest collection of celebrity figures.
  • The end.
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