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The united kingdom (2) with pics

  1. 1. The United Kingdom The Why’s, When’s, How’s, and What’s of
  2. 2. Buckingham Palace <ul><li>Buit in 1705 by grand duke </li></ul><ul><li>First lived in by queen victoria </li></ul><ul><li>600 rooms, throne, and grand ball room </li></ul><ul><li>Fun fact: a flag is always raised when the wueen is at the palace </li></ul>
  3. 3. Windsor Castle <ul><li>Largest inhabited castle in world </li></ul><ul><li>First lived in by william the conquerer </li></ul><ul><li>English family resides there </li></ul>
  4. 4. Edinburgh Castle <ul><li>Dates back to david the first (12 th century) </li></ul><ul><li>Is now the national war museum of scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Fun fact: sits upon volcanic castle rock </li></ul>
  5. 5. St Pauls Cathedral <ul><li>Dates back to 17 th centruy </li></ul><ul><li>Bishop of london </li></ul><ul><li>Services are held daily! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Westminster Abbey <ul><li>Benedictine monks (10th centruy) </li></ul><ul><li>Corination and resint palce </li></ul>
  7. 7. The white cliffs of dover <ul><li>British coastline </li></ul><ul><li>305 ft </li></ul><ul><li>See them from france </li></ul>
  8. 8. Black pool tower <ul><li>Insoired by eifel tower </li></ul><ul><li>518ft </li></ul><ul><li>5 million bricks! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hadrians wall <ul><li>122ad </li></ul><ul><li>Roman empire </li></ul><ul><li>Walk along the wall! </li></ul>
  10. 10. London England The Why’s, When’s, How’s, and What’s of
  11. 11. STONEHENGE <ul><li>Prehistoric </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient burial ground </li></ul><ul><li>2500-3000 bc </li></ul>
  12. 12. BIG BEN <ul><li>315.9 ft high </li></ul><ul><li>Palace of westminster </li></ul><ul><li>150 years old </li></ul>
  13. 13. The london eye <ul><li>Tallest observation wheel </li></ul><ul><li>YEAHHH!!! </li></ul>
  14. 14. St JaMES pARK
  15. 15. Horse Guards <ul><li>The show </li></ul>
  16. 16. London Dungeons <ul><li>You are guided through a series of rooms themed from the Midieval ages. You will encounter special effects, live actors and thrilling rides. There is a fun gift shop at the end with loads of spooky souvenirs. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Musical or Broadway show <ul><li>Lion King , Shrek the musical , or Beauty and the Beast . </li></ul><ul><li>The Blue Man Group , Mamma Mia , Grease , Thriller or Stomp . </li></ul>
  18. 18. Bristish Museum <ul><li>Spend a few hours at the British Museum </li></ul><ul><li>There is a fascinating collection representing history from around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptian section and the mummy room. </li></ul><ul><li>audio guide for kids. It is excellent. </li></ul><ul><li>And best of all this museum has free admission! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Camden Market <ul><li>You can shop for treasure at Camden Market . </li></ul><ul><li>stalls selling clothes, accessories, art and souvenirs. </li></ul><ul><li>There are food stall as well. </li></ul><ul><li>vibrant market. </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday is the best day to visit. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Tower Of London <ul><li>Head to the Tower of London and join a tour with one of the beefeaters and learn the fascinating history. </li></ul><ul><li>gory details! </li></ul><ul><li>crown jewels = beautiful pieces. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Underage festival <ul><li>An instant hit when it first appeared in 2007, the Underage Festival is clearly exactly what junior music-lovers were lacking. Now an annual event, usually held in August in Victoria Park, the fest attracts the bands of the moment along with young up-an-comers snapping at their heels. This booze-free affair is strictly for 14- to-18 year-olds </li></ul>
  22. 22. Last Minute Ideas <ul><li>Overnight to paris </li></ul><ul><li>Shakespears globe theater </li></ul><ul><li>Hampton Court and see the maze </li></ul>