London is full of interesting places. Some are very old like the Tower of London and some a very modern, such as the Olympic Park.
Construction on the Tower of London firstbegan in 1066 by William the Conquerorwith others adding parts to the buildingover time. The Tower of London has served many different purposes; castle, prison, armoury, treasury, observatory, menagerie and nowadays it is a museum.
Kings and Queens have both been imprisoned in the Tower. Some were executed and somewere murdered. Queen Anne Boleyn, thesecond wife of Henry VIII wasbeheaded at the Tower. People claim to have seen her ghost walkingaround the grounds with her headunder her arm.
Also at the Tower, you can find the Crown Jewels of the Queen.
Outside the Tower are lots of Ravens. They are kept at the Tower due to a 17th century legend that if they leave the monarchy and Britain will fall.
The Tower of London has also hosted many exotic animals, including; Polar Bears - Leopards Elephants - Monkeys Bears - Zebra Lions - Jaguars Emus - Kangaroos All the animals that used to live in the Tower, can now be found in London Zoo.
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The Olympic Park in London, was built to hostthe 2012 Summer Olympics.It measures 2.3 km square of land.It was home to the Olympic Stadium, AquaticsCentre and theVelodrome.
The Olympic Stadiumwas the area of thepark where all theathletic events tookplace, as well as theopening and closingceremonies.
In the Aquatic Centre is where all indoor water sports took place, such as swimming and diving.
Inside the Velodrome you could find all the track cycling events.
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