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Travelling to london

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

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