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  • 1. Abou t L o n donn Ab o u t Lon d oLondon i s t he capi t al ci t y of Engl and and t he Uni t ed Ki ngdom.The anci ent Ci t y of London t o whi ch t he name or i gi nal l ybel onged st i l l r et ai ns i t s t i ny medi aev al boundar i es; but t hename "London" has l ong appl i ed mor e gener al l y t o t he whol emet r opol i s whi ch has gr own up ar ound i t .London i s a maj or t our i st dest i nat i on, wi t h f our wor l d her i t agesi t es and numer ous i coni c l andmar k s such as t he Houses ofPar l i ament , Tower Br i dge, t he Tower of London, West mi nst erAbbey , Buck i ngham Pal ace and t he London Ey e among i t s manyat t r act i ons, al ong wi t h f amous i nst i t ut i ons such as t he Br i t i shMuseum and t he Nat i onal Gal l er y .
  • 2. Tower BridgeTower Br i dge i s a combi ned bascul e and suspensi on br i dge i nLondon, Engl and ov er t he Ri v er Thames. I t i s cl ose t o t heTower of London, whi ch gi v es i t i t s name. I t has become ani coni c sy mbol of London and i s somet i mes mi st ak enl y cal l edLondon Br i dge.
  • 3. A Behi nd t he Scenes t our can be book ed i n adv ance, on whi ch i t i s possi bl e t o see t he br i dges command cent r e, f r om wher e t he r ai si ng of t he bascul es i s cont r ol l ed f or a v essel t o pass t hr ough. The bascul es ar e r ai sed ar ound 900 t i mes a y ear .
  • 4. Despi t e bei n g on e of t he wor l d‘smost f amous t our i st at t r act i ons,t he i n t er i or of t he t ower i s not Bigopen t o ov er seas v i si t or s. Ban
  • 5. The t ower has n o l i f t , so t hose escor t ed must cl i mb t he 334 l i mest on e st ai r s t o t he t op. Big Ban
  • 6. L odon oEyeLon nd n E ye
  • 7. • The London Ey e i s a gi ant Fer r i s wheel si t uat ed on t he bank s of t he Ri v er Thames. The ent i r e st r uct ur e i s 1 met r es (443 f t ) 35 t al l and t he wheel has a di amet er of 120 met r es (394 f t ).• I t i s t he t al l est Fer r i s wheel i n Eur ope, i t was al so t he t al l est Fer r i s wheel i n t he wor l d.
  • 8. Bu ck in gham PalaceBuck i ngham Pal ace, i n L ondon, i s t he of f i ci alr esi den ce and of f i ce of t he Br i t i sh monar ch.
  • 9. Locat ed i n t he Ci t y of West mi n st er , t hepal ace i s a set t i ng f or st at e occasi on s andr oy al hospi t al i t y . I t has been a f ocus f or t heBr i t i sh peopl e at t i mes of nat i onal r ej oi ci ngan d cr i si s.
  • 10. The Br i t i sh Museum, i n Lon don, i s wi del y con si der ed t o be on e of t he wor l ds gr eat est museums of human hi st or y and cul t ur e.T he British M u seu m
  • 11. Al t houg h pr i n ci pal l y a museum of cul t ur al ar t obj ect s and an t i qui t i es t oday , t he Br i t i sh Museum was f oun ded as a “un i v er sal museum”.T he British M u seu m
  • 12. Olym pic in Lon don R u by Gu o