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London

  1. 1. COME TO LONDONChristmas Homework (4th year eso driver).Name: David Lucian , Martín , Alex de la torre
  2. 2. SIGHTS
  3. 3. LANDMARKS
  4. 4. BIG BEN The name Big Benis often used todescribe the tower,the clock and thebell but the namewas first given tothe Great Bell. Ifyou go to Londonyou should see it.
  5. 5. The Palace ofWestminsterThe Palace of Westminsteralso known as "TheParliament (Parliament) isthe place to meet bothchambers of theParliament of the UnitedKingdom (the House ofLords and House ofCommons). The palaceoriginally served as a royalresidence, but no monarchhas lived there since theXVI century. Todayincludes meeting rooms,libraries, hallways,cafeterias, bars and gyms.
  6. 6. BUCKINGHAMPALACEIs the officialresidence of theBritish monarch inLondon. The palaceis used forceremonies,tourism and as aresidence byQueen Elizabeth II
  7. 7. Saint PaulCathedral.Was built between1676 and 1710. Itis one of the fewbuildings in thearea that survivedthe Second WorldWar. Its a niceplace, you have tovisit.
  8. 8. TOWER OFLONDONHer Majestys Royal Palaceand Fortress, more commonlyknown as the Tower ofLondon, is a historic castle onthe north bank of the RiverThames in centralLondon, England, UnitedKingdom. It lies withinthe London Borough of TowerHamlets, separated from theeastern edge of the squaremile of the City of London bythe open space knownas Tower Hill. It was foundedtowards the end of 1066 aspart of the Norman Conquestof England.
  9. 9. OUTDOORS ACTIVITIES
  10. 10. STAMFORD BRIDGEOpened in 1877.The Stamford Bridge is afootball stadium located inthe London Borough ofHammersmith andFulham, London, England,and is the home of ChelseaFootball Club. The stadiumis located in the urban areaof ​Walham Green and isdubbed as The Bridge byfollowers of club. Thestadium capacity is 41,837spectators
  11. 11. LONDON EYEThe London Eye (London Eye),also known as the MillenniumWheel (London Eye), completedin 1999 and opened in March2000, was the largest Ferris wheelin the world-viewpoint until theopening of the Star of Nanchangin May 2006, and the subsequentSingapore Flyer in 2008. TheLondon Eye reaches a height of135 m on the western end ofJubilee Gardens, on the SouthBank of the Thames, LondonBorough of Lambeth, betweenWestminster and Hungerfordbridges. The wheel is next toCounty Hall and outside theoffices of the Ministry of Defence.
  12. 12. COVENTGARDENThe Royal Opera House (RoyalOpera House) is a London theatershows. Also known as CoventGarden in the neighborhoodwhere it is located. The theater ishome to the Royal OperaCompany and the Royal Ballet ofEngland.It is the third theater thatoccupies that space. The facade,foyer and auditorium were built in1856, and almost all otherelements in the complex wererebuilt in the 1990s.The auditorium has a capacity of2,268 spectators, with four floorsof boxes, and the upper gallery.The proscenium is 12.20 m wideand 14.8 high.
  13. 13. MUSEUMS
  14. 14. The BritishMuseumThe British Museum (English: BritishMuseum) is a museum of the city ofLondon, UK. Its collections encompassdiverse fields of human knowledge, suchas history, archeology, ethnography andart.The museum was one of the firstinstitutions of its kind in Europe. Custodyover seven million objects from allcontinents, many of which are stored forstudy and restoration, or saved for lack ofspace to display them. It also has thelargest reading room of the BritishLibrary, library but now has its ownheadquarters, until 1973 was also part ofthe museum, like the Natural HistoryMuseum in London, who moved to itsown premises in the year 1963.Section of Ancient Egypt is the largest inthe world after the Egyptian Museum inCairo. Admission to the museum andmany of the services offered, such as thereading-room, are free and free, exceptfor some temporary exhibitions.
  15. 15. TATE MODERNTate Modern is a modernart gallery located in London,England. It is Britains nationalgallery of international modernart and forms part oftheTate group (together with TateBritain, Tate Liverpool, Tate StIves and Tate Online).[ It is themost-visited modern art gallery inthe world, with around 4.7 millionvisitors per year. It is based in theformer Bankside Power Station inthe Bankside area of CentralLondon Tate holds the nationalcollection of British art from 1500to the present day andinternational modern andcontemporary art

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