London is the capital of the United Kingdom situated on the river Thames in south-east England many places of interest London’s famous red double-deckers underground [tube] - the oldest underground in the world 3 airports in London - eg. Heathrow and Gatwick
the Romans invaded England in the year 43 they founded the city of London, which they called Londinium
The Buckingham Palace official residence of Her Majesty the Queen changing of the Guards at 11,30 every day, Guards – Bearskins behind the Palace - 40 acres of private gardens
The Houses of Parliament gothic style a residence of the kings of England from the middle of the 11 th century to 1512 a famous clock tower with BIG BEN - named after Sir Benjamin Hall - one of the ministers in the middle of the last century - very popular and stout, people called him Big Ben it is sign of B.B.C. Westminster Hall is the oldest part of the Houses of Parliament The official name of the Houses of Parliament is Palace of Westminster.
The Tower of London in 1078 - William the Conqueror built the first part of the Tower, the White Tower – a fortress other kings and queens extended the Tower and used it as a palace or prisonTower prisoners usually arrived by boat and entered the Tower through Traitor's Gate, which faces the river Tower
armours and weapons, the crown jewels the famous ravens people say that as long as there are six ravens at the Tower, England is safe from invasion
The Tower Bridge Tower Bridge is the most famous bridge in London it was opened in 1894 the bridge only needs 90 seconds to lift this happens about 500 times a year.
The Globe Theatre the Globe Theatre opened in 1997 - a replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre - burned down in 1613 during a performance of Shakespeare's play Henry VIII the theatre had no roof, there were no electric lights and hardly any decoration
The London Eye the London Eye - a spectacular view over London and its surroundings 135 m - height, the biggest observation wheel in the world each capsule can carry 25 people a flight lasts 30 minutes and you can see up to 40 km in each direction
INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky. Tato výuková prezentace byla pořízena z finančních prostředků hrazených Evropským sociálním fondem a rozpočtem České republiky.
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