London general view London is the capital of England.
River Thames River in southern England.
One of the most recognizable bridges in the world.
Victorian Gothic style
It has become a must see event for the visitors of London.
It’s starting a renovation project that should be completed in 2012.
Tower of London
Historic fortress monument in central London, on the north bank of the River Thames.
The oldest building used by the British government.
It used to be a fortress, then a royal palace, and after that a prison.
Since 1303, it has been the home of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
It turns slow enough for people to embark while it’s moving.
A complete turn takes about 30 minutes
There’s a beautiful view over London from there.
It’s located by the river Thames.
It’s 135 meters high.
Seat of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom —the House of Lords and the House of Commons.
It’s in the north bank of the River Thames, in the heart of the London, next to of the City of Westminster.
Large, mainly Gothic church
Located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.
Every year Westminster Abbey welcomes over one million visitors
It has 700-year-old building.
St. Paul cathedral
An Anglican cathedral on Ludgate Hill,
The highest point in London.
The building dates from the 17th century and was designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
At 365 feet (111m) high, it was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1962.
An amazing view of London can be seen from the top of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
There are beautiful paintings and mosaics.
Wellington Arch, Hyde Park This is a triumphal arch located to the south of Hyde Park in central London. It was planned in 1825 by George IV to commemorate Britain's victories in the Napoleonic Wars. Originally it was a grand entrance to Buckingham Palace. Inside the Arch, three floors of exhibits tell its fascinating history.
A square in central London.
A tourist attraction; and one of the most famous squares in the United Kingdom and the world.
At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base. There are two fountains in each part of the square and four lions.
There’s also the National Gallery.
Royal Albert Hall It’s an arts venue situated in the Knightsbridge area of the City of Westminster, best known for holding the annual summer Proms concerts since 1941.
The official London residence of the British monarch.
Located in the City of Westminster.
The state rooms, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public each year for most of August and September, as part of the Palace's Summer Opening.
The Regent’s Park
Is one of the Royal Parks of London.
It is in the northern part of central London.
This is not the most important park but I love it because of the flowers and plants.
It contains Regent's College and the London Zoo.
Henry VIII appropriated The Regent's Park for use as a hunting ground.
Many sports are played in the park.
St. James Palace One of London's oldest palaces. It is situated in Pall Mall, just north of St. James's Park. The palace was commissioned by Henry VIII, on the site of a former leper hospital dedicated to Saint James the Less; the hospital was disbanded in 1532. The new palace was constructed in the red-brick Tudor style.
Covent Garden If you want to buy… …there are some interesting places. Harrods Oxford street
A famous road junction and public space in the heart of London.
It’s built in 1819 to connect Regent street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly and Covent Street.
China town The present Chinatown is in the Soho area of the City of Westminster, occupying the area in and around Gerrard Street. It contains a number of Chinese restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets, souvenir shops, and other Chinese-run businesses.
Platform 9 3/4 King's Cross station is a central London railway terminus opened in 1852. The station is located in Central London. This is famous because Harry Potter used this platform at King's Cross Station to get to Hogwarts.
Greenwich The Meridian Line is an imaginary line which runs from the North Pole to the South Pole. Its longitude is defined to be 0°. These are my feet, one in the east part of the earth and the other one in the west part. This is me in the Greenwich meridian in London.
Changing the guard It takes place in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace at 11.30 every day, and lasts about 45 minutes. In very wet weather Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace don’t take place. In summer they wear that red clothes but in winter they wear some black clothes.
Typical of London
Typical London taxi
London transport museum It’s next to Covent Garden. It has examples of old London transports.
Hard Rock CAFE LONDON Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of restaurants founded in 1971 by Americans Peter Morton & Isaac Tigrett. Nowadays, there are 140 Hard Rock locations in over 40 countries.
Abercrombie & Fitch I like this shop so much but in London it’s very expensive. This chain of shops are from United States.
Stamford Bridge Chelsea Football Club stadium in Fulham, west London.
Arsenal football stadium. It’s the third most biggest stadium from England, and the second of London. Emirates Stadium