… Two thousand years ago, in the year of 55 before our era… … Eighty ships are sailing on the great waters. The are Roman galleys moving forward to the unknown land. - It is a white land!, exclaims Julius Caesar. -We shall call it Albion!.. (Alba in Latin means white. This name remains to our days.)
At first Romans marched to Llyn-din. After that, Britain became a Roman province and Llyn-din became Londinium …
…The Romans made Londinium a large and rich city, but later, the Saxons and the Danes Ruined it. Only after 400 years people began to rebuilt Londinium and in 1066 it became London.
is the richest and the most beautiful part of London
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and workplace of the Queen. It was built in The ceremony of the Changing of the Guard that takes place here. It is not only the royal residence: it's a small city under one roof. It has a cinema, a post-office, some caffees and a restaurant, a hospital and even a night club. More than 700 people work here every day.
The ceremony of the Changing of the Guard takes place daily at 11:30 in the morning. Every day a lot of people come to see this famous and traditional ceremony.
Tower bridge has stood over the river Thames. It is the most famous bridge in London. It is close to the Tower of London, which gives its name. The bridge consists of 2 towers which are tied together.
It is the largest Protestant Church in England. It contains the unique Whispering Gallery where you can hear the whisper of the person, standing at the other end of the gallery.
There are over 240 museums in London. Among them such museums, as: the Tate Gallery, the Tate Gallery, The British Museum, The British Museum, Madame Tussauds museum, Madame Tussauds museum, MOMI (The musiem of moving images) and many others.
The London Underground is a passenger transport system in the UK. It is the oldest underground railway in the world. It is also called the Tube. The Underground serves 270 stations and has 402 kilometers of track.
The XXX Olympic games took place in London this year. London hosts the Olympic Games for the third time in its history. More than 10,000 athletes from 204 countries participated. The Games became the first at which every sport had female competitors.
The official mascots for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games were Wenlock and Mandeville are animations depicting two drops of steel from a steelworks in Bolton.
Russia finished fourth in the overall medal standings. Most of these medals were awarded to the team in athletics, wrestling, gymnastics and boxing. For the first time in its history, Russia had won Olympic gold medals in judo.
London is the right place for people who like music the city of museums an educational centre a commercial centre the city for sightseeing