The United Kingdom includes
and Northern Ireland.
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• Loch Ness
• Queen's Park
• Edinburgh Castle
• The National Gallery of Scotland
• The Forth Bridge
• The Royal Botanic Garden
• The Western Highlands of
Loch Ness is one of the most famous
lakes in the world. It is the second largest
lake in Scotland after Loch Lomond. It is
deep and about one mile wide. The lake is
famous for the legend about the Loch
Ness monster. Monster is a mystery
creature called Nessie. There is a Museum
of Loch Ness Monster on the riverside.
Many people travel to Loch Ness to look at
beautiful landscapes. They hope to look at
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one of the parts of the United
Kingdom. London is the capital of the
United Kingdom and England, its
economic, political and cultural centre.
It is one of the world's most
important ports and one of the
largest cities in the world. London has
been a capital for nearly a thousand
years. Many of its ancient buildings
There are a lot of places of
interest in London. Among them
•The Houses of Parliament
•St Paul’s Cathedral
•The Tower of London
Abbey. It is main
church in UK,
queens, and many
This is Buckingham Palace. It is the Queen’s official
London residence. Tourists always go to see the
ceremony of changing the Guard there.
This is the Houses of Parliament. On the bank of the
Thames, not far from the Tower of London, you can see
Westminster Palace, or the Houses of Parliament. It is the seat
of the British government and it is one of the most beautiful
buildings in London. In one of its towers there is famous Big Ben,
the largest clock of England. It strikes every quarter of an hour.
This is the Baker Street, the place where Sherlock Holmes lived and worked.
Today this house is museum and very popular for tourists.
London stands on the river Thames. Crossing the river by the Tower
Bridge you can see the Tower of London. It's the London's oldest
building. Since it was built by William the Conqueror in the 11th century,
this castle has been a Royal palace, a prison, a place of execution, a zoo,
the Royal Mint, and an observatory. Today it's a museum and houses the
Crown Jewels. There is a gift shop.
Belfast Castle was built
in the XII century. The
English garden with
traditional lawns and
walkways was planted
around the castle.
The Grand Opera
House was built in
The most famous place of Belfast is Donegall Square
The Titanic Belfast museum was
the most ambitious project in
Northern Ireland. The facade of
the museum is made from 3000
tiles made of anodized aluminum.
Inside, in addition to the exhibition
halls there are also a banquet hall,
seminar rooms, a few cafes and
restaurants, numerous shops and
even an underground car park.
The Big fish is one of the most
famous attractions of Belfast. It
was created by popular
contemporary artist John
Kayndiessa in 1999, and is set on
the banks of the river. The
length of the Big Fish is about 10
metres. All the fish is covered
with ceramic tiles with texts and
images on the history of Belfast.
The first castle was built here by the Normans in
the late 12th century. In 1611, Sir Arthur
Chichester, Baron of Belfast, built on this place
the castle made of stone and timber. Chichester
lived in England, then he got back to Ireland and
decided to build a castle. Construction cost a lot
of money. Then the Shaftesbury family bought
the castle. Now it is owned by the city and is used
for parties, weddings, etc. According to legend,
the castle has always contained a white cat, it
brought good luck.
A visit to Northern Ireland will be incomplete if
you don’t see the Giants Causeway.
The Giants Causeway is the Northern
Ireland’s premier tourist attraction and
fascinating geological wonder. It lies in the
northeast of Northern Ireland. It consists
of forty thousands of basalt rock pillars.
It appeared as a result of the volcanic
activity 50-60 million years ago. It was
declared a World Heritage Site by
UNESCO in 1986 and a National Nature
Reserve in 1987 by the Department of the
Environment for Northern Ireland.
The Smallest House in
Great Britain is a tourist
object on the
waterfront of the town
of Conwy, Wales. Its
size is just 3,05 by 1.8m.
It has an interesting
Now this is a museum.
Conwy Castle is a castle, with eight towers, one of the best examples of the
medieval city. Here you can see the 22nd tower with three gates and length of
walls on three quarters of a mile, which remained intact.
Devil's Bridge is located on the slopes of Rheidol
Valley. Three bridges stacked one above the other.
The lowest was built by the Knights Templar about
in 1188, the average - in 1753 and upper in our time.