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  • 1. The United Kingdom – interesting places (Velká Británie – zajímavá místa)
  • 2. Stonehenge A prehistoric monument located on Salisbury Plain in the south of England. Group of huge stones, more than 5,000 years old. Constructed anywhere from 3000 BC to 2000 BC.
  • 3. Stonehenge One of the best-known archaeological sites in the world. Probably the most mysterious place in England. Its purpose still remains one of the great mysteries of the world (temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or perhaps a huge observatory).
  • 4. Windsor Castle Situated not far from London. Official residence of the Queen. The oldest and the largest inhabited castle in the world.
  • 5. The Lake District National Park Situated in the north- west of England. One of the most beautiful parts of England. The longest lake – Windermere – 10 miles long. Home to 15 other lakes. Popular holiday resort.
  • 6. The Eurotunnel / Channel Tunnel The longest undersea tunnel in the world. Opened in 1994. Three tunnels, each 50 km long. The section under sea is 38 km long. Two tunnels are for transportation. One tunnel is a service tunnel.
  • 7. The lake Loch Ness Located in the Scottish Highlands. The second largest lake in Scotland (56.4 km2). Became world famous because of the Loch Ness Monster.
  • 8. The Giant's Causeway Situated on the North coast of Ireland. 40,000 five-sided to seven-sided basalt columns (čedičových sloupů). More than 50 million years old. The result of an ancient volcanic eruption. Northern Ireland´s most visited natural wonder.
  • 9. Hadrian´s Wall A defensive wall across the North of Britain. A stone barrier built to separate the Romans and the tribes who lived in Scotland. Built 2,000 years ago by Emperor Hadrian. 112 km (73 miles) long.
  • 10. White cliffs of Dover Cliffs which form part of the English coastline spread east and west from the town of Dover are composed mainly of soft, white chalk reach up to 350 feet (110 m).