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WELCOME TO
LONDON !
A TOUR OF ONE OF EUROPE’S
     LIVELIEST CITIES
The Houses of Parliament:
                          the seat of the
                          Government of the United
   ...
T r a f a lg a r
S q u a r e and
the statue of
Admiral Nelson
who won the
Battle of Trafalgar
against Napoleon
Bonaparte

...
The Mall… On
the way to
Buckingham
Palace, the
Royal Residence,
past Saint
James’s Park
Piccadilly Circus,with
its world-famous wall
ads                          10, Downing
                             Street:...
The Tower of London:
was built as a fortress
by William the             BEEFEATERS: they are the guards and
Conqueror in t...
Two famous London museums




The British Museum,
famous for its vast   The National Gallery:
collections of word   houses...
Westminster
                                       Abbey: the traditional
                                       place of ...
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  1. 1. WELCOME TO LONDON ! A TOUR OF ONE OF EUROPE’S LIVELIEST CITIES
  2. 2. The Houses of Parliament: the seat of the Government of the United Kingdom …and Big Ben (on the right): was named after Benjamin Hall who was in charge of its construction The London Eye: opened in March 2000
  3. 3. T r a f a lg a r S q u a r e and the statue of Admiral Nelson who won the Battle of Trafalgar against Napoleon Bonaparte Royal Horseguards: they are not allowed to smile !! How serious they are !!! They are soldiers of the British Army and protect the Royalty
  4. 4. The Mall… On the way to Buckingham Palace, the Royal Residence, past Saint James’s Park
  5. 5. Piccadilly Circus,with its world-famous wall ads 10, Downing Street: the residence of the British A Prime popular symbol Minister … A double-decker
  6. 6. The Tower of London: was built as a fortress by William the BEEFEATERS: they are the guards and Conqueror in the 11th guides of the Tower of London. Up to century, then used to be a prison, and is now a the 1800s, they used to be paid part of touristic place where their salary with beef ! Hence their you can see the Crown nickname ! Jewels
  7. 7. Two famous London museums The British Museum, famous for its vast The National Gallery: collections of word houses one of the art (ancient Egypt, greatest collections of Greece, China, …) European paintings
  8. 8. Westminster Abbey: the traditional place of Coronation and burial site of British monarchs Saint Paul’s Cathedral: designed by architect Sir Christopher Wren Tower Bridge: it was originally the only bridge crossing over the Thames, and is a bascule bridge
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