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Places of London

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  • 1. PLACES OF LONDON.
  • 2. Westminter AbbeyIt is the most beautiful gothic church of London. It was th fourded in the 11 century. All coronations have taken place here since William the Conqueror.Most of the British monarchs and famous poets are buried here.
  • 3. Regents ParkRegents Park is London most complete open air space – it has:Acres of playing fields.Shady avenues.Open air theatre.A boating and sailing lake.The Zoo.
  • 4. Piccadilly CircusIt is Londons hub. Five major roads converge here. Most of the theatres are within a few hundred yards of it. At the centre there is the statue of Eros which was unveiled in 1893.
  • 5. St Pauls cathedralIt was designed by Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire. We can find the tombs of Nelson and Wellington in the crypt. There are three galleries on the top, where you can climb up.
  • 6. Hyde ParkIt is a large area of open space in the centre of London. You can find there the Marble Arch, the Kensington Palace, the Rotten Row ( a riding track ) and the Speakers Corner.
  • 7. MuseumsThere are many museums in South Kensington: Victoria and Alberts,National History and Science museum.There are others in different places: British museum, Tate and National Gallery
  • 8. Regents StreetIt runs from Oxford Circus to Picadilly Circus. It has beautiful and elegant buildings with famous shops inside.
  • 9. Trafalgar SquareIt is the famous square of London with hundreds of pigeons. There is the Nelsons column in the centre. The National Gallery and St-Martin-in-the- field church are next to the square.
  • 10. Horse GuardsIt is a large building near Whitehall. It was the entrance to St Jamespalace. Only the King or Queen was allowed to drive through its central archway.