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Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
Travelling to london
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Travelling to london
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  • 1. TRAVELLING TO LONDON
    MAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
  • 2. SOME FACTS…
    • Capital of England and the United Kingdom
    • 3. Biggest city in Europe
    • 4. 7.56 M inhabitants
  • POLITICAL SITUATION
    A Monarchy: Queen Elizabeth II (1952)
    Buckingham Palace
    Prime Minister: David Cameron (May 11th 2010)
    10, Downing Street
    Members of parliament
    The Houses of Parliament
  • 5. Double-deckers
  • 6. Taxis in London are old-fashioned black cars
  • 7. THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
    … AND BIG BEN
    This big palace is the most famous building in the world – the British Parliament.
    The building is 280 metres long.
    There are more than 1000 rooms.
  • 8.
  • 9. ALONG THE THAMES
  • 10. From the Bank, the otherside of the Thames
  • 11. FROM THE LONDON EYE
  • 12. Millenium Bridge
  • 13. WESTMINSTER ABBEY
    This is a holy place.
    All English kings have been crowned and buried in the church since 1308
  • 14. WHERE ARE WE?
  • 15. BUCKINGHAM PALACE
    This is the Queen’s home.
    It was built in 1703.
    There is a great collection of paintings.
  • 16. THE CHANGE OF THE GUARDS
  • 17. TRAFALGAR SQUARE
  • 18. A bit of history
    Nelson's victory on France at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
    The column was built to commemorate Admiral Nelson’s death at the battle
    French phrase « faire un coup de Trafalgar
  • 19. PICADILLY CIRCUS
  • 20. LET’S TAKE THE UNDERGROUND TO…
    The Underground name first appeared in 1908
    Called the Tube since 1890: because of its shape
    The Tube's world-famous logo, 'the roundel' (a red circle crossed by a horizontal blue bar), first appeared in 1908
  • 21. THE TOWER OF LONDON
    Built in 1066
    Usedas a prison
  • 22. The quards of the Tower are called Beefeaters.
    The legend says that if the ravens leave, the Tower and the country will fall
  • 23. LA CITY
  • 24. TOWER BRIDGE
    Tower Bridge is a bascule-bridge.
    The bascules will open to let ships pass through.
  • 25. BY NIGHT
  • 26. BY NIGHT
  • 27. NOTTING HILL
  • 28.
  • 29. PORTOBELLO
  • 30.
  • 31. Camden Market
  • 32. NOW THAT’S YOUR TURN!
    Using all the documents and information given, plan a week end in london:
    Where to stay
    Where to eat
    What to visit
    Where to go out

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