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I love london (by isa)


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I love london (by isa)

  1. 1. I LOVE LONDON <ul>Curso TIC 2010-2011 Isabel María Barrera López Presentación sobre Londres </ul>
  2. 2. GREAT BRITAIN This is Great Britain. Can you see the purple area? That’s England! Be careful! England and Great Britain are not the same!
  3. 3. LONDON The capital of England is LONDON. It is crowded with people from different nationalities. It is crazy!
  4. 4. THE LONDON EYE Also known as the Millennium Wheel, the London Eye is one of the largest Ferrys wheels in Europe. It is 135 metres high and from there you can see all London.
  5. 5. BUCKINGHAM PALACE This is the official residence of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Everybody goes there to see the change of guard.
  6. 6. PICCADILLY CIRCUS It is a famous road junction built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly.
  7. 7. TRAFALGAR SQUARE Trafalgar Square is a square in the heart of London. Nelson's column is in the middle surrounded by four lions.
  8. 8. WESTMINSTER ABBEY This is a large, mainly Gothic church in Westminster, London. British monarchs are crowned and buried here.
  9. 9. THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT The Palace of Westminster is the seat of the two houses of the Parliament – the House of Lords and the House of Commons. It lies on the north bank of the river Thames.
  10. 10. THE BIG BEN This is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster and extended to the clock and the clock tower. It celebrated its 150 th anniversary in May 2009.
  11. 11. COVENT GARDEN Covent Garden is a district in London dominated by shopping, street performers and entertainment facilities.
  12. 12. THE BRITISH MUSEUM This is a museum of human history and culture which houses the world's largest collection of Egyptian antiquities. You should go and see the mummies there!
  13. 13. ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL St. Paul is an Anglican Cathedral situated on the highest point of the city of London. It is the seat of the Bishop of London.
  14. 14. HARRODS Harrods is one of the largest department stores in the world. It was established in 1834 and nowadays it is owned by the Fayed brothers.
  15. 15. ST. JAMES'S PARK St. James's park is the oldest of the Royal Parks of London. It has a small lake with two islands: Duck Island and West Island.